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Title: Method of fabricating nested shells and resulting product

Abstract

A multiple shell structure and a method of manufacturing such structure wherein a hollow glass microsphere is surface treated in an organosilane solution so as to render the shell outer surface hydrophobic. The surface treated glass shell is then suspended in the oil phase of an oil-aqueous phase dispersion. The oil phase includes an organic film-forming monomer, a polymerization initiator and a blowing agent. A polymeric film forms at each phase boundary of the dispersion and is then expanded in a blowing operation so as to form an outer homogeneously integral monocellular substantially spherical thermoplastic shell encapsulating an inner glass shell of lesser diameter.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
KMS Fusion Inc., Ann Arbor, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
864194
Patent Number(s):
4327192
Application Number:
06/194134
Assignee:
The United States of America as represented by the United States Department of Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
C - CHEMISTRY C08 - ORGANIC MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUNDS C08J - WORKING-UP
DOE Contract Number:  
AC08-78DP40030
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1980 Oct 06
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; fabricating; nested; shells; resulting; product; multiple; shell; structure; manufacturing; hollow; glass; microsphere; surface; treated; organosilane; solution; render; outer; hydrophobic; suspended; oil; phase; oil-aqueous; dispersion; organic; film-forming; monomer; polymerization; initiator; blowing; agent; polymeric; film; forms; boundary; expanded; operation; form; homogeneously; integral; monocellular; substantially; spherical; thermoplastic; encapsulating; inner; lesser; diameter; lesser diameter; polymeric film; resulting product; blowing agent; outer surface; aqueous phase; substantially spherical; hollow glass; multiple shell; oil phase; surface treated; shell encapsulating; glass microsphere; glass shell; film forms; phase dispersion; /428/521/523/

Citation Formats

Henderson, Timothy M., and Kool, Lawrence B. Method of fabricating nested shells and resulting product. United States: N. p., 1982. Web.
Henderson, Timothy M., & Kool, Lawrence B. Method of fabricating nested shells and resulting product. United States.
Henderson, Timothy M., and Kool, Lawrence B. Fri . "Method of fabricating nested shells and resulting product". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864194.
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abstractNote = {A multiple shell structure and a method of manufacturing such structure wherein a hollow glass microsphere is surface treated in an organosilane solution so as to render the shell outer surface hydrophobic. The surface treated glass shell is then suspended in the oil phase of an oil-aqueous phase dispersion. The oil phase includes an organic film-forming monomer, a polymerization initiator and a blowing agent. A polymeric film forms at each phase boundary of the dispersion and is then expanded in a blowing operation so as to form an outer homogeneously integral monocellular substantially spherical thermoplastic shell encapsulating an inner glass shell of lesser diameter.},
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year = {1982},
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