Studies on Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Hnts Filled Abs/Pvc Composites

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Pravin R. Kubade, Rohan Senanayeke


In present work, Acrylnitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer (ABS) and Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) polymers are blended with injection molding technique. To improve the thermo-mechanical properties of ABS/PVC blend, Halloysite Nanotubes (HNTs) at different concentration like (0, 0.5, 1, 1.5 and 2wt. %) are added. To obtain best results the percentage concentration of PVC is maintained at 10 % in ABS. The results of this work showed that due to addition of HNTs up to 1.5 wt. % improved tensile and impact properties by 71.73 % and 32.6 % respectively. Addition of HNTs also show improved thermal stability of composites which is explained with the help of Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC). ABS/PVC composites will find applications in the piping and electrical insulation systems.

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Rohan Senanayeke, P. R. K. . (2021). Studies on Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Hnts Filled Abs/Pvc Composites. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 25(6), 3241–3247. Retrieved from