Authors Zakrzewska, S. ; dos Ouros, A. C. ; Schramm, N. ; Jehnichen, D. ; Häußler, L. ; Pospiech, D. ; Voit, B. ; Schulze, U. ; Pastore, H. O.
Title Synthesis of nanocomposites by in situ metallocene-catalyzed polymerization of propene
Date 01.04.2015
Number 43302
Abstract Organo-modified aluminophosphate with kanemite-like structure was used for the in situ synthesis of polypropylene (PP) nanocomposites performed by metallocene-catalyzed polymerization. The filler exhibits a layered structure with different organic pending groups arranged in the interlayer space. Melt-compounded composites with the same filler were prepared for comparison.<br />X-ray diffraction (XRD) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) proved exfoliation of the filler in the PP matrix and formation of nanocomposite after in situ synthesis. In contrast, in the melt-composites the filler is agglomerated and only microcomposites are obtained.
Publisher European Polymer Journal
Citation European Polymer Journal 65 (2015) 238-251
Tags nanocomposites polyolefins metallocene aluminophosphate kanemite structure

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