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A Review on Tensile Properties of Epoxy Polymer Matrix Nanocomposites by Pure and Hybrid Nanosilica Reinforcements

  • Pratik Sarode
  • Saurabh Bhombe
  • Swapnil Raskar
  • Ramnath Raut
  • Manoj BhalwankarEmail author
Conference paper

Abstract

The review paper compares the results of various nanofiller additions in epoxy resin matrix nanocomposite for improvement in tensile strength properties. The individual effect of nanosilica and MWCNTs are observed and compared with their hybrid combinations. The effect of functionalization on nanofiller is also analyzed. The case study reveals that the size and volume fraction of nanofiller plays a very vital role as higher filler sizes and loadings lead to agglomeration resulting in plastisizing effects. Due to beneficial mechanical properties of epoxy nanocomposites over conventional epoxy polymer,various societal applications of epoxy resins and their nanocomposites are enlisted.

Keywords

Epoxy Nanofillers Nanocomposites Tensile strength Modulus 

Abbreviations

Avg

Average

C

Coupling agent

D

Diameter

DGEBA

Diglycidyl Ether of Bisphenol A

E

Epoxy

FESEM

Field emission scanning electron microscopy

H

Hardener

ID

Inner diameter

L

Length

MWCNT

Multi walled carbon nano tube

NP

Nanoparticle

OD

Outer diameter

phr

parts per hundread rubber

PS

Particle size

R

Reaction catalyst

S

Surfactant

TS

Tensile strength

Vol

Volume

Wt

Weight

YS

Yield strength

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pratik Sarode
    • 1
  • Saurabh Bhombe
    • 1
  • Swapnil Raskar
    • 1
  • Ramnath Raut
    • 1
  • Manoj Bhalwankar
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.MIT Academy of EngineeringAlandi, PuneIndia

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