Lecture4_surface_treatmts-silanes

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Unformatted text preview: Surface Treatments Surface Treatments Silanes Surface Treatments Silanes Chemical Modifications Chemical Modifications Dr. Anthony Brennan Materials Science & Engineering University of Florida Surface Treatments Agenda Agenda Introduction Terminology Types of Surface Treatments Bond Enhancing Agents Plasma Silane Role in mechanical properties Summary Surface Treatments Terminology Terminology Definition Coupling Agents or Adhesion Promoter Reactive chemical that provides bonding, covalent or ionic between the reinforcing phase and the matrix Film Former Chemical treatment that levels the surface of the reinforcing phase. Antistatic Agent Reduces/dissipates charge build-up that is created during high speed pulling/weaving/knitting processes Lubricant Ablative layer intended to reduce friction Strand Hardening Agent Binding agent that maintains strand integrity during processing Stabilizer/Buffer Chemicals that trap free radicals, provide pH Control, enhance corrosion resistance Emulsifier Used in emulsion polymerizations to segregate reactive components into discrete reactors at the interface Surface Treatments...
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