Accession Number:

AD0837462

Title:

THE GLASS TRANSITION TEMPERATURE OF FILLED POLYMERS AND ITS EFFECT ON THEIR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MONSANTO RESEARCH CORP ST LOUIS MO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

The glass transition temperature, dynamic shear moduli and bulk viscosities of Phenoxy PKHH filled with glass beads and Attapulgite clay were investigated. The glass temperature of the polymer increased with increasing filler concentration and with increasing specific surface area of the filler. The average transition temperature was described by a simplified two-phase mixture model of a layer of immobilized polymer surrounding each filler particle and the unaffected portion of the polymer matrix.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE