Tampere University of Technology

TUTCRIS Research Portal

Rubber composites based on graphene nanoplatelets, expanded graphite, carbon nanotubes and their combination: A comparative study

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Standard

Rubber composites based on graphene nanoplatelets, expanded graphite, carbon nanotubes and their combination : A comparative study. / Das, Amit; Kasaliwal, Gaurav R.; Jurk, René; Boldt, Regine; Fischer, Dieter; Stöckelhuber, Klaus Werner; Heinrich, Gert.

In: Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 72, No. 16, 16.11.2012, p. 1961-1967.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Harvard

Das, A, Kasaliwal, GR, Jurk, R, Boldt, R, Fischer, D, Stöckelhuber, KW & Heinrich, G 2012, 'Rubber composites based on graphene nanoplatelets, expanded graphite, carbon nanotubes and their combination: A comparative study', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 72, no. 16, pp. 1961-1967. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.09.005

APA

Das, A., Kasaliwal, G. R., Jurk, R., Boldt, R., Fischer, D., Stöckelhuber, K. W., & Heinrich, G. (2012). Rubber composites based on graphene nanoplatelets, expanded graphite, carbon nanotubes and their combination: A comparative study. Composites Science and Technology, 72(16), 1961-1967. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.09.005

Vancouver

Das A, Kasaliwal GR, Jurk R, Boldt R, Fischer D, Stöckelhuber KW et al. Rubber composites based on graphene nanoplatelets, expanded graphite, carbon nanotubes and their combination: A comparative study. Composites Science and Technology. 2012 Nov 16;72(16):1961-1967. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.09.005

Author

Das, Amit ; Kasaliwal, Gaurav R. ; Jurk, René ; Boldt, Regine ; Fischer, Dieter ; Stöckelhuber, Klaus Werner ; Heinrich, Gert. / Rubber composites based on graphene nanoplatelets, expanded graphite, carbon nanotubes and their combination : A comparative study. In: Composites Science and Technology. 2012 ; Vol. 72, No. 16. pp. 1961-1967.

Bibtex - Download

@article{970e70433bfb4b0792b1fc9f9075e479,
title = "Rubber composites based on graphene nanoplatelets, expanded graphite, carbon nanotubes and their combination: A comparative study",
abstract = "Solution styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) composites reinforced with graphene nanoplatelets (GnPs), expanded graphite (EG), and multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were prepared and the electrical and various mechanical properties were compared to understand the specific dispersion and reinforcement behaviours of these nanostructured fillers. The electrical resistivity of the rubber composite gradually decreased with the increase of filler amount in the composite. The electrical percolation behaviour was found to be started at 15. phr (parts per hundred rubber) for GnP and 20. phr for EG filled systems, whereas a sharp drop was found at 5. phr for MWCNT based composites. At a particular filler loading, dynamic mechanical analysis and tensile test showed a significant improvement of the mechanical properties of the composites comprised of MWCNT followed by GnP and then EG. The high aspect ratio of MWCNT enabled to form a network at low filler loading and, consequently, a good reinforcement effect was observed. To investigate the effect of hybrid fillers, MWCNT (up to 5. phr) were added in a selected composition of EG based compounds. The formation of a mixed filler network showed a synergistic effect on the improvement of electrical as well as various mechanical properties.",
keywords = "A. Hybrid composites, A. Particle-reinforced composites, B. Mechanical properties, B. Synergism, D. Dynamic mechanical thermal analysis (DMTA)",
author = "Amit Das and Kasaliwal, {Gaurav R.} and Ren{\'e} Jurk and Regine Boldt and Dieter Fischer and St{\"o}ckelhuber, {Klaus Werner} and Gert Heinrich",
year = "2012",
month = "11",
day = "16",
doi = "10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.09.005",
language = "English",
volume = "72",
pages = "1961--1967",
journal = "Composites Science and Technology",
issn = "0266-3538",
publisher = "Elsevier",
number = "16",

}

RIS (suitable for import to EndNote) - Download

TY - JOUR

T1 - Rubber composites based on graphene nanoplatelets, expanded graphite, carbon nanotubes and their combination

T2 - A comparative study

AU - Das, Amit

AU - Kasaliwal, Gaurav R.

AU - Jurk, René

AU - Boldt, Regine

AU - Fischer, Dieter

AU - Stöckelhuber, Klaus Werner

AU - Heinrich, Gert

PY - 2012/11/16

Y1 - 2012/11/16

N2 - Solution styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) composites reinforced with graphene nanoplatelets (GnPs), expanded graphite (EG), and multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were prepared and the electrical and various mechanical properties were compared to understand the specific dispersion and reinforcement behaviours of these nanostructured fillers. The electrical resistivity of the rubber composite gradually decreased with the increase of filler amount in the composite. The electrical percolation behaviour was found to be started at 15. phr (parts per hundred rubber) for GnP and 20. phr for EG filled systems, whereas a sharp drop was found at 5. phr for MWCNT based composites. At a particular filler loading, dynamic mechanical analysis and tensile test showed a significant improvement of the mechanical properties of the composites comprised of MWCNT followed by GnP and then EG. The high aspect ratio of MWCNT enabled to form a network at low filler loading and, consequently, a good reinforcement effect was observed. To investigate the effect of hybrid fillers, MWCNT (up to 5. phr) were added in a selected composition of EG based compounds. The formation of a mixed filler network showed a synergistic effect on the improvement of electrical as well as various mechanical properties.

AB - Solution styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) composites reinforced with graphene nanoplatelets (GnPs), expanded graphite (EG), and multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were prepared and the electrical and various mechanical properties were compared to understand the specific dispersion and reinforcement behaviours of these nanostructured fillers. The electrical resistivity of the rubber composite gradually decreased with the increase of filler amount in the composite. The electrical percolation behaviour was found to be started at 15. phr (parts per hundred rubber) for GnP and 20. phr for EG filled systems, whereas a sharp drop was found at 5. phr for MWCNT based composites. At a particular filler loading, dynamic mechanical analysis and tensile test showed a significant improvement of the mechanical properties of the composites comprised of MWCNT followed by GnP and then EG. The high aspect ratio of MWCNT enabled to form a network at low filler loading and, consequently, a good reinforcement effect was observed. To investigate the effect of hybrid fillers, MWCNT (up to 5. phr) were added in a selected composition of EG based compounds. The formation of a mixed filler network showed a synergistic effect on the improvement of electrical as well as various mechanical properties.

KW - A. Hybrid composites

KW - A. Particle-reinforced composites

KW - B. Mechanical properties

KW - B. Synergism

KW - D. Dynamic mechanical thermal analysis (DMTA)

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84867304101&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.09.005

DO - 10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.09.005

M3 - Article

VL - 72

SP - 1961

EP - 1967

JO - Composites Science and Technology

JF - Composites Science and Technology

SN - 0266-3538

IS - 16

ER -