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Publikācija: A Nanocomposite Based on a Styrene-Acrylate Copolymer and Organically Modified Montmorillonite. 1. Mechanical Properties

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Title in original language A Nanocomposite Based on a Styrene-Acrylate Copolymer and Organically Modified Montmorillonite. 1. Mechanical Properties
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.5 Materials engineering
Authors Roberts Maksimovs
Sergejs Gaidukovs
Jānis Zicāns
Mārtiņš Kalniņš
Edgars Plūme
Keywords styrene-acrylate copolymer, organically modified montmorillonite, exfoliated nanocomposite, intercalated nanocomposite, mechanical properties
Abstract The preparation of polymer nanocomposites by mixing a solution of a styrene-acrylate copolymer with a suspension of organically modified montmorillonite in dimethyl formamide is described. Seven different compositions with organomontmorillonite content from 0 to 7 wt.% were prepared and tested. Results of their X-ray diffraction analysis are presented. Data on the influence of organomontmorillonite content on the tensile stress-strain curves, elastic modulus, strength, and ultimate elongation of the nanocomposites are obtained. The concentration dependences of elastic properties of materials with differently oriented platelike nanoparticles is analyzed by using an algorithm elaborated for stepwise calculations of elastic constants with account of the features of structural hierarchy of intercalated and exfoliated nanocomposites.
DOI: 10.1007/s11029-006-0036-1
Hyperlink: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11029-006-0036-1 
Reference Maksimovs, R., Gaidukovs, S., Zicāns, J., Kalniņš, M., Plūme, E. A Nanocomposite Based on a Styrene-Acrylate Copolymer and Organically Modified Montmorillonite. 1. Mechanical Properties. Mechanics of Composite Materials, 2006, Vol.42, No.3, pp.263-272. ISSN 0191-5665. e-ISSN 1573-8922. Available from: doi:10.1007/s11029-006-0036-1
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