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Journal Cover   High Performance Polymers
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  • Performance evaluation of fructose-functionalized multiwalled carbon
           nanotubes/biodegradable poly(amide-imide) based on
           N,N'-(pyromellitoyl)-bis-S-valine bionanocomposite
    • Authors: Abdolmaleki, A; Mallakpour, S, Rostami, M.
      Pages: 903 - 910
      Abstract: Carboxyl-modified multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were functionalized with fructose as a biological active molecule in a green method. Then a simple ultrasonication-assisted solution blending process was used to disperse the fructose-functionalized MWCNTs (f-MWCNTs) into a biodegradable poly(amide–imide) (PAI) efficiently to obtain PAI/f-MWCNT bionanocomposites. The effect of f-MWCNT on thermal and structural properties of PAI was investigated by several techniques, including powder X-ray diffraction, field-emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) analysis, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). The FESEM and TEM results showed that the f-MWCNT wholly separated and uniformly dispersed in the PAI matrix. TGA results showed that thermal stability of the composites was significantly increased with the addition of f-MWCNT compared with the pure PAI.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:01-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008314565399
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Research on performance and preparation of graphene/epoxy high dielectric
           permittivity polymer composites
    • Authors: Wei, H; Zhang, Y, Zhang, H, Jiang, Z.
      Pages: 911 - 917
      Abstract: Graphene/epoxy (EPO) composites were prepared by solution casting method. Dielectric constant of graphene/EPO composite show a slight increase with the increasing content of graphene due to poor distribution and dispersion of graphene in the EPO. Graphene/EPO composites treated with dilution had a significant performance in dielectric constant of 600 but with a relatively higher dielectric loss compared with that of graphene/EPO composites. Further dilution with different diluting concentrations were introduced into the preparation of graphene/EPO composites. The dielectric constant was closely influenced by the dilution concentration, which shows the highest dielectric constant of 700 at the highest dilution concentration of 0.015(g/ml) but decreased down to 200 with further dilution. The dielectric loss was obviously reduced within the whole system at low diluted concentration compared with that of the two systems mentioned but soared up to 100 with further dilution. It could contribute to the cooperation of well distribution and dispersion effects, thereby generating improved dielectric properties. However, the extreme dilution caused the degeneration of the conductive path, which jeopardized the dielectric properties with decreased dielectric constant and the increasing dielectric loss.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:01-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008314566051
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Cure kinetics of exfoliated bio-based epoxy/clay nanocomposites developed
           from acrylated epoxidized castor oil and diglycidyl ether bisphenol A
    • Authors: Paluvai, N. R; Mohanty, S, Nayak, S. K.
      Pages: 918 - 929
      Abstract: A bio-based epoxy monomer was synthesized by acrylation of epoxidized castor oil (ECO). Subsequently, acrylated ECO (AECO)-toughened diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A (DGEBA) nanocomposites were prepared via sol–gel process with the addition of organically treated montmorillonite nanoclays. In this study, the curing kinetics of anhydride-cured DGEBA/AECO monomer with and without clays was studied by non-isothermal differential scanning calorimetry analysis. The apparent activation energy obtained by Flynn–Wall–Ozawa method was reduced from 63 to 59 kJ mol–1 and 69 to 61 kJ mol–1, respectively, with the addition of 1 wt% clay to the DGEBA/10 wt% AECO and DGEBA/20 wt% AECO systems, respectively. The two-parameter Šesták–Berggren autocatalytic model was used to obtain the reaction orders m and n, respectively. The curves obtained by the Málek method show good agreement with the experimental data for bio-based epoxy systems.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:01-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008314566052
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Resistivity optimization and properties of silver nanoparticles-filled
           alcohol-soluble conductive coating based on acrylic resin
    • Authors: Hu, K; Kong, W, Fu, X, Zhou, C, Lei, J.
      Pages: 930 - 938
      Abstract: An alcohol-soluble acrylic resin used to improve the dispersity of modified silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) was successfully synthesized. The structure of acrylic resin was designated according to the elements and groups on the surface of modified AgNPs. The content of -(2,3-epoxypropoxy)propytrimethoxysilane (KH-560) and conductive filler, temperature, mechanical properties, anticorrosion, and so on were investigated in order to optimize the electrical conductivity and dispersion of modified AgNPs in coating. Surface chemical structure of modified AgNPs was characterized by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Morphology of conductive coating was characterized by scanning electron microscopy. Groups in modified AgNPs and acrylic resin were characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. And surface resistivity of conductive coating was characterized by digital multimeter techniques. The optimum surface resistivity of the acquired AgNPs conductive coating could be up to 0.01 ohm/sq, reaching the level of electromagnetic interference shielding. Moreover, the conductive coating possesses good property of anti-chemical and weather corrosion resistance.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:01-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008314566433
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Electrospun carboxylic-functionalized poly(arylene ether ketone) ultrafine
           fibers: optimization, characterization, and water absorption behavior
    • Authors: Liu, M; Wang, Y, Cheng, Z, Zhang, M, Hu, M, Li, J.
      Pages: 939 - 949
      Abstract: As a high-performance polymer, carboxylic-functionalized poly(arylene ether ketone)s (PCA-PAEK) was electrospun into ultrafine fibers and characterized. To optimize the process, a set of experiments were designed. As a result, the optimum condition was obtained and the polymer concentration was determined as the most important factor. Incidentally, the PCA-PAEK fibers were found to exhibit superabsorbent behavior. In order to investigate processing characteristics, PCA-PAEK fibers fabricated from different solution concentrations were employed and characterized. The results showed that porosity and changes in water contact angle and water absorbency decreased with an increase in concentration. In addition to a high water absorption capacity, the fibers exhibited good water retention and repeated water absorbency as well. The study on kinetics of water absorption and swelling behavior showed that the mechanism was dependent on the polymer concentration from which the fibers were electrospun. Moreover, both dry and wet PCA-PAEK fibers showed high mechanical properties. Due to these properties, the PCA-PAEK ultrafine fibers are potentially useful as a water-absorbent material.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:01-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008314566434
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Synthesis, characterization, and enhanced properties of novel
           graphite-like carbon nitride/polyimide composite films
    • Authors: Sheng, W; Chen, Q, Yang, P, Chen, C.
      Pages: 950 - 960
      Abstract: In this article, polyimide (PI) composite films reinforced by graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) have been synthesized using the in situ polymerization process via thermal imidization. Poly (amic acid) (PAA) solutions were prepared from pyromellitic dianhydride (PMDA) and 4,4'-(4,4'-isopropylidenediphenyl-1,1'-diyldioxy) dianiline (BAPP) in N,N-dimethylacetamide (DMAc) solvent. The different amounts of g-C3N4 obtained from the direct pyrolysis of dicyandiamide (DCDA) at 600°C were incorporated into PAA matrix, which formed g-C3N4/PI composite films by thermal imidization. The morphological structures of the synthesized g-C3N4 and g-C3N4/PI composite films were characterized using fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, x-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy and transmission electron microscopy. With 2 wt% g-C3N4 incorporated, the tensile strength and elongation at break of g-C3N4/PI composites were increased by about 23% and 21%, respectively, due to the strong interaction between the g-C3N4 particles and PI. Thermogravimetric analysis indicated that the incorporation of g-C3N4 improved the thermal stability of the PI at low g-C3N4 content. Besides, the dielectric and optical properties of these composites were also studied in this article.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:01-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008314566894
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Facile synthesis of novel poly(arylene ether)s containing
           N-arylenebenzimidazolyl groups via C-N/C-O coupling reaction
    • Authors: Xu, Y; Sun, Y, Lei, Y, Huo, J, Zhang, L.
      Pages: 961 - 969
      Abstract: This article presents a convenient polymerization route to synthesize poly(arylene ether)s containing N-arylenebenzimidazolyl groups. The novel polymers were prepared by a catalyst-free nucleophilic substitution reaction, in which the N–H and O–H sites were removed from 2-(2-hydroxyphenyl)-1H-benzimidazole with different activated difluorides containing carbonyl groups in sulfolane. The reaction was carried out in the presence of anhydrous potassium carbonate at 210°C. The structures of the polymers were characterized using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and elemental analysis. The results show good agreement with the proposed structure. All resulting polymers show essentially amorphous patterns. Moreover, differential scanning calorimetry and thermogravimetric measurements show that the polymers have high glass transition temperatures (>209°C), good thermostability, and high decomposition temperatures (>425°C). Furthermore, the polymers also exhibit excellent solubility in common organic solvents.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:01-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008314568730
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Phenylethynyl- and naphthylethynyl-terminated hyperbranched polyimides
           with low melt viscosity
    • Authors: You, K; Yao, H, Zhang, Y, Liu, Y, Liu, S, Song, Y, Guan, S.
      Pages: 970 - 978
      Abstract: In the past decades, 4-phenylethynyl phthalic anhydride has been the most commonly used endcapper for polyimide (PI). A series of different groups of terminated hyperbranched PIs (HBPIs) were synthesized from 1,3,5-tris(2-trifluoromethyl-4-aminophenoxy)benzene, bis[4-(3,4-dicarboxyphenoxy)phenyl]ether dianhydride, and 4-phenylethynylphthalic anhydride or 4-(1-naphthylethynyl)phthalic anhydride. The glass transition temperatures (T gs) of the polymers varied from 166°C to 193°C. The 5% weight loss temperatures of polymers were in the range of 548 to 571°C and those of the endcapped HBPIs increased to the range of 600 to 601°C after curing. The PIs exhibited rather low melt viscosity at processing temperature and the complex viscosity increased continuously with the temperature increase. Because there is a large temperature difference between the T g and cross-linking exothermic temperature, HBPIs provided a wide processing window.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:02-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008315570398
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Synthesis and characterization of new soluble polyimides based on pyridine
           unit with flexible linkages
    • Authors: Amutha, N; Tharakan, S. A, Sarojadevi, M.
      Pages: 979 - 989
      Abstract: A series of new polyimides were synthesized by condensation of pyridine-bridged novel diamine monomers, bis(4-aminobenzoyloxy-3,5-dimethyl phenyl)-3'-pyridyl methane and 2,6-bis(2-amino-3-pyridyloxy)pyridine, with various aromatic anhydrides. The monomers and precursors were characterized by elemental analysis, Fourier transform infrared (FTIR), proton nuclear magnetic resonance (1H NMR), and carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance (13C NMR) spectroscopic techniques. The structure of the polymers were characterized by FTIR and 1H-NMR spectroscopy, and the physical properties of the polymers, including the glass transition temperature (in the range of 199–319°C), thermal and thermo-oxidative stability (10% weight loss temperature is in the range of 375–539°C in air and 403–542°C in nitrogen atmospheres), the char yield in the range of 37.91–56.65% at 800°C, solubility, solution viscosity (0.81–1.81), molecular weight data, optical properties, crystallinity, mechanical properties like tensile strength (86–102 MPa), elongation at break (12.5–16.5%), tensile modulus (1.2–1.8 GPa), and moisture absorption were also studied.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:02-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008315579470
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Highly efficient microwave-assisted synthesis of photoactive polyamides
           bearing 5-(3-acetoxynaphthoylamino)benzamide moieties
    • Authors: Rafiee; Z.
      Pages: 990 - 996
      Abstract: A novel aromatic dicarboxylic acid monomer, 5-[4-(3-acetoxynaphthoylamino)benzoylamino]isophthalic acid, was prepared in five steps. The direct polycondensation of this dicarboxylic acid with several aromatic diamines was performed under microwave irradiation and conventional heating in the presence of triphenyl phosphite/pyridine/N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone/calcium chloride. The polymerization reactions were effectively preceded, and the resulting novel photoactive polyamides (PAs) were obtained in high yields and moderate inherent viscosities in the range of 0.32–0.58 dL g–1. Thermogravimetric analysis results showed that polymers were thermally stable, 10% weight loss temperatures were in excess of 430°C and 488°C, and char yields at 800°C under nitrogen atmosphere were higher than 62%. The resulting polymers exhibited ultraviolet–visible absorption bands at 268 and 312 nm in N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF) solution. Their photoluminescence in DMF solution demonstrated fluorescence emission bands maxima around 367 and 429 nm for all of the PAs.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:02-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008315604204
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Effects of graphene reduction degree on thermal oxidative stability of
           reduced graphene oxide/silicone rubber nanocomposites
    • Authors: Bai, Y; Cai, H, Qiu, X, Fang, X, Zheng, J.
      Pages: 997 - 1006
      Abstract: In this work, graphene oxide (GO) was prepared with a modified Hummers method and then reduced to different reduction degree by thermal treatment. The GO and reduced GO (RGO) samples were introduced into silicone rubber (SR) matrix to prepare nanocomposites. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, Raman spectra, X-ray diffraction, and transmission electron microscopy measurement were performed to detect the structure and morphology changes of GO and RGO sheets. The results showed that the reduction removed most of the oxygen-containing functional groups on the surface of GO, especially C–O–C group, and thus reestablished a graphitic network of sp2 hybrid; by increasing the reduction temperature, the reduction degree of GO was increased, and meanwhile, the extent of exfoliation was increased. More importantly, tensile testing and thermogravimetric analysis revealed that RGO improved the mechanical properties and thermal oxidative stability of SR nanocomposites. The improvement enhanced with increasing the reduction degree of GO simultaneously.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:02-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008315604205
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Synthesis and characterization of novel high-performance polyarylsulfones
           with 4-(carbazol-9-yl) triphenylamine moieties
    • Authors: Chen, Z; Sun, D, Lin, Y, Han, Y.
      Pages: 1007 - 1015
      Abstract: A novel homopolyarylsulfone with 4-(carbazol-9-yl) triphenylamine moieties was synthesized successfully through N–C coupling reactions under similar conditions to the synthesis of polyarylsulfones (PSU). By using this simple method and adjusting the feed ratio between 9-(4-aminobenzene) carbazole (NH2–Ar–Cz) and bisphenol A, a series of high-performance copolymers with high molecular weight, good film-reforming ability, great thermal stability, and excellent photoelectric characteristics were also prepared, which have good application potential in the field of organic optoelectronics.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:02-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008315606199
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
  • Rheology, morphology, and properties of polyarylene ether nitrile blends
    • Authors: Long, C; Huang, X, Wei, J, Feng, M, Jia, K, Liu, X.
      Pages: 1016 - 1023
      Abstract: Polyarylene ether nitrile (PEN) blends with different mass ratios of PEN bisphenol (BP) to PEN bisphenol A (BPA) were prepared by solution casting method. The morphological, rheological, thermal, dielectric, and mechanical properties of the resulted blends were systematically studied. Rheological studies show that the addition of PEN (BPA) could improve the flowability of blends except that of 90/10 (BP/BPA). Meanwhile, the crystallization degree of blends also decreases except that of 90/10 (BP/BPA). Mechanical measurement results indicate that the PEN blend (PEN (BP):PEN (BPA) of 90:10) possesses highest tensile strength of 119.7 MPa, increased by 28.6% than PEN blends (PEN(BP):PEN(BPA) of 50:50). Besides, the scanning electron microscopic images show that there exists phase separation in the PEN blends (PEN (BP):PEN (BPA) of 50:50), which is well consistent with the Cole–Cole plots obtained from rheological studies. Moreover, the phenomenon of phase separation will lead to interfacial polarization between the two different phases, which is a significant factor to induce the transformation of dielectric constant. Furthermore, all blends possess high thermal stability (initial decomposition temperature over 470°C) and high mechanical property (tensile strength over 93 MPa), suggesting that PEN blends (BP/BPA) have a good prospect of extension and application.
      PubDate: 2015-11-08T21:37:02-08:00
      DOI: 10.1177/0954008315606200
      Issue No: Vol. 27, No. 8 (2015)
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