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Title: Electrospinning of PVC with natural rubber

Abstract

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) was mixed with natural rubbers which are liquid natural rubber (LNR), liquid epoxidised natural rubber (LENR) and liquid epoxidised natural rubber acrylate (LENRA) for a preparation of a fine non-woven fiber’s mat. PVC and each natural rubbers(PVC:LENR, PVC:LNR and PVC:LENRA) were mixed based on ratio of 70:30. Electrospinning method was used to prepare the fiber. The results show that the spinnable concentration of PVC/ natural rubber/THF solution is 16 wt%. The morphology, diameter, structure and degradation temperature of electrospun fibers were investigated by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). SEM photos showed that the morphology and diameter of the fibers were mainly affected by the addition of natural rubber. TGA results suggested that PVC electrospun fiber has higher degradation temperature than those electrospun fibers that contain natural rubber.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor (Malaysia)
  2. Radiation Processing Technology Division (BTS), Malaysian Nuclear Agency, Bangi, 43000, Kajang (Malaysia)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22262660
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
AIP Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1571; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 2013 UKM FST postgraduate colloquium, Selangor (Malaysia), 3-4 Jul 2013; Other Information: (c) 2013 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0094-243X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; FIBERS; LIQUIDS; NATURAL RUBBER; PVC; SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; THERMAL GRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS

Citation Formats

Othman, Muhammad Hariz, Abdullah, Ibrahim, and Mohamed, Mahathir. Electrospinning of PVC with natural rubber. United States: N. p., 2013. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4858772.
Othman, Muhammad Hariz, Abdullah, Ibrahim, & Mohamed, Mahathir. Electrospinning of PVC with natural rubber. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4858772.
Othman, Muhammad Hariz, Abdullah, Ibrahim, and Mohamed, Mahathir. Wed . "Electrospinning of PVC with natural rubber". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4858772.
@article{osti_22262660,
title = {Electrospinning of PVC with natural rubber},
author = {Othman, Muhammad Hariz and Abdullah, Ibrahim and Mohamed, Mahathir},
abstractNote = {Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) was mixed with natural rubbers which are liquid natural rubber (LNR), liquid epoxidised natural rubber (LENR) and liquid epoxidised natural rubber acrylate (LENRA) for a preparation of a fine non-woven fiber’s mat. PVC and each natural rubbers(PVC:LENR, PVC:LNR and PVC:LENRA) were mixed based on ratio of 70:30. Electrospinning method was used to prepare the fiber. The results show that the spinnable concentration of PVC/ natural rubber/THF solution is 16 wt%. The morphology, diameter, structure and degradation temperature of electrospun fibers were investigated by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). SEM photos showed that the morphology and diameter of the fibers were mainly affected by the addition of natural rubber. TGA results suggested that PVC electrospun fiber has higher degradation temperature than those electrospun fibers that contain natural rubber.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4858772},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
issn = {0094-243X},
number = 1,
volume = 1571,
place = {United States},
year = {2013},
month = {11}
}