Polypropylene composite with carbon nanotubes
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Features of thermal breakdown and burning of a nanocomposite based on polypropylene and multiwalled carbon nanotubes are studied. A kinetic model is proposed on the basis on the TGA results, taking account of the diffusion nature of polypropylene nanocomposite thermal breakdown. The main parameters of nanocomposite inflammability are determined using a cone-calorimeter.
KeywordsLayered Silicate Fire Resistance Effective Activation Energy Thermal Breakdown Atactic Polypropylene
The work was carried out with financial support from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation within the framework of state contract of 1 December 2010, No. 14.740.11.0847.
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