Thermal Degradation of Thermosetting Blends

  • Dan RosuEmail author
  • Cristian-Dragos Varganici
  • Liliana Rosu
  • Oana Maria Mocanu (Paduraru)
Part of the Engineering Materials book series (ENG.MAT.)


The chapter coalesces literature studies on recent advances concerning the thermal behavior of different thermosetting blends. The introduction debates the general issue concerning polymer blends, that being the occurrence of phase separation phenomena and lists a series of possibilities to overcome these undesired aspects. The introduction section also presents the most common polymers used as crosslinked scaffolds either individual or for different multicomponent polymeric materials. The subchapters that follow are focused on recent studies on the thermal stability and degradation of thermosetting blends, effect of reinforcement and nanofillers on the thermal stability of thermosetting blends and applications and future trends of thermosetting blends, dealing with the latest issues and trying to reveal solutions.


Natural Rubber Char Yield Interpenetrate Polymer Network Unsaturated Polyester Neat Epoxy 
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Authors of this chapter acknowledge a grant of the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research, CNCS—UEFISCDI, project number PN-II-ID-PCE-2011-3-0187.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan Rosu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Cristian-Dragos Varganici
    • 1
  • Liliana Rosu
    • 1
  • Oana Maria Mocanu (Paduraru)
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre of Advanced Research in Bionanoconjugates and Biopolymers“Petru Poni” Institute of Macromolecular ChemistryIasiRomania

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