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An Investigation on the Residual Strength of Silane-Modified Clay/Epoxy Nanocomposites

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Abstract:

Residual strength tests were performed on unmodified and silane-modified clay/epoxy nanocomposites by applying various cyclic stresses. The residual strength of silane-modified samples proved to be greater than that of unmodified samples, irrespective of the cyclic stress level. For clay/epoxy nanocomposites, cyclic stress proved to have little effect on residual strength. Fatigue strain energy was improved by the silane modification of clays because of an increase in the toughness and interfacial strength between the clays and epoxy matrix.

Keywords: MONTMORILLONITE; NANOCOMPOSITES; RESIDUAL STRESS; SILANE MODIFICATION

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1166/jnn.2008.1419

Publication date: 2008-10-01

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  • Journal for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JNN) is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with a wide-ranging coverage, consolidating research activities in all areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology into a single and unique reference source. JNN is the first cross-disciplinary journal to publish original full research articles, rapid communications of important new scientific and technological findings, timely state-of-the-art reviews with author's photo and short biography, and current research news encompassing the fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.
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