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Title: Toughened epoxy resins: Preformed particles as tougheners for adhesives and matrices

Free-flowing,preformed,rigid,multilayer acrylic core-shell polymers were used to enhance the toughness of epoxy resins. The glass transition temperatures of the cured epoxys were over 190 degrees centigrade.
Authors:
 [1] ; ;  [2]
  1. Univ. of Akron, OH (United States)
  2. BF Goodrich Company, Brecksville, OH (United States) [and others
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
535303
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Advances in Chemistry Series; Journal Issue: 252; Other Information: PBD: 1996
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; EPOXIDES; MECHANICAL PROPERTIES; POLYMERS; RESINS; ADHESIVES; SYNTHESIS; PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS; FRACTURE PROPERTIES; ETHERS