Process to Develop Polypropylene Composites with Balanced Stiffness and Impact Strength
Thai university offers the technology involving a process to develop Polypropylene (PP) composites with the desired balance in stiffness and impact strength using a conventional mixing process. The composites comprise low-cost filler and metallocene produced elastomer. They can be prepared in a one-step mixing process. In the composite of comparable stiffness to PP, the notched Izod impact strength of 745 J/m (> 20 times that of PP) was achieved. CONTACT DETAILS: Mahidol University, Dept of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Rama VI Road, Bangkok 10400 Thailand. Phone: 662-2477050, Fax: 662-2477050, Email address: sckpr@mahidol.ac.th.
Sector: Transport Engineering
Country: India
Area of Application: The products may be used in the applications where light-weight materials of high impact strength and stiffness are required such as in the automotive industries.
Keywords: automotive, industry, composites
Advantages: -The products can be prepared from commercial grade polymers and low-cost filler; -The products can be easily produced using conventional mixing equipment; -A wide range of product properties can be developed by simply adjusting blend composition and processing technique.
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Transfer Terms: Consultancy , Technology Licensing
Target Countries: World Wide
Contact Person: APCTT (UNESCAP)
Address: Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) C-2, Qutab Institutional Area
City: New Delhi
Country: India
Zip/Pin Code: 110016

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