Unformatted text preview: (2) Morphology of the FKM nanocomposites (3) Effects of different nanofillers on thermal, mechanical and dynamic mechanical properties of the FKM nanocomposites, 2.3 Experimental 2.3.1 Materials The fluoroelastomer (FC-2260, Dyneon LLC) was a copolymer of vinylidene fluoride and hexafluoropropylene (VDF-HFP). An organic peroxide, 2, 5-dimethyl-2, 5-di (t-butylperoxy)-hexane (DBPH-50), was used as the crosslinking agent for the fluoroelastomer and was obtained from R.T. Vanderbilt Company, Inc. Commercial organically modified nanoclay I.34TCN (hereafter ―S-clay‖) was purchased from Nanocor Inc. According to literature, this organo-nanoclay is prepared by treating original Montmorillonite clay with a quaternary ammonium salt type cationic surfactant....
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- Spring '08
- Ammonium, Quaternary ammonium cation, fluoropolymer nanocomposites, FKM nanocomposites, Fluoroelastomer vulcanization