Injection-Moulding Compounding of PP Polymer Nanocomposites

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BATTISTI, Markus Gottfried;FRIESENBICHLER, Walter .
Injection-Moulding Compounding of PP Polymer Nanocomposites. 
Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering, [S.l.], v. 59, n.11, p. 662-668, june 2018. 
ISSN 0039-2480.
Available at: <https://www.sv-jme.eu/article/injection-moulding-compounding-of-pp-polymer-nanocomposites/>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2021. 
doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5545/sv-jme.2012.903.
Battisti, M., & Friesenbichler, W.
(2013).
Injection-Moulding Compounding of PP Polymer Nanocomposites.
Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 59(11), 662-668.
doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5545/sv-jme.2012.903
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Battisti, Markus, AND Friesenbichler, Walter.
"Injection-Moulding Compounding of PP Polymer Nanocomposites" Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering [Online], Volume 59 Number 11 (28 June 2018)

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Affiliations

  • Department Polymer Engineering and Science – Chair of Injection Molding of Polymers, University of Leoben (MUL), Austria 1
  • University of Leoben (MUL), Department Polymer Engineering and Science – Chair of Injection Molding of Polymers, Austria 2

Paper's information

Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering 59(2013)11, 662-668

https://doi.org/10.5545/sv-jme.2012.903

The objective of this study is a comparison of different compounding techniques and their influence on Young’s modulus. Both conventional processing of polymer nanocomposites and processing in the unique Injection Moulding Compounder (PNC-IMC) were evaluated. Additionally, the effects of nanofillers on the thermal conductivity of polymer nanocomposites were investigated at various pressures. In comparison to conventional compounding process, in which the compound must be pelletized and fed into the injection moulding machine for the second plasticizing process, injection-moulding compounding combines these two processing steps. The material compounding and the subsequent injection moulding are done directly with only one plasticizing process, with the use of a heated melt line and a melt accumulator. In this study, both of these techniques were used for the production of polymer nanocomposites. This paper shows the different effects of processing techniques, screw speed, counter-pressure and different extruder length on Young’s modulus and demonstrates that, for the improvements, a compromise between shear energy input and residence time is essential. The increase of thermal conductivity by using nanofillers in comparison to the virgin polypropylene is shown. The investigated increase in thermal conductivity should be extremely appealing for the industry in terms of cycle time reduction in the injection moulding process. These first results give an excellent overview of both the possibilities and the limitations of the innovative concept of the PNC-IMC. Further studies on the detailed understanding of the exfoliation and intercalation of layered silicates in polymer melt will be done.

Injection molding compounding; Polymer nanocomposites; Thermal conductivity