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In-Line Monitoring of Dielectric and Fluorescence Spectroscopy During Polymer/Filler Compounding

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Author(s)

Anthony J. Bur, S C. Roth, Y E. Lee, N Noda, M M. McBrearty

Abstract

A new multi purpose instrument has been used to obtain real-time dielectric and fluorescence spectroscopy from polymer resins compounded with inorganic fillers. The istrument, which is mounted at the exit of an extruder, contains a flow-through slit channel that provides a constant geometry platform for dielectric and fluorescence sensors and olther sensors that can be added as needed. The results of real-time monotoring of nylon 6 and ethyl vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA) compounded with organo modified montmorillonite clays are persented. Real-time dielectric data are corrected for electrode and conductivity effects before analysis yields information about dielectric relaxation phenomena. Significant differences in dielectric dispersion parameters were observed for clay nanocomposites in the aggregate, intercalated, and exfoliated states.
Citation
Plastics Rubber and Composites
Volume
33
Issue
No. 1

Keywords

extrusion, fluorescence spectroscopy, polycarbonate, polymer processing, resin temperature, temperature profile

Citation

Bur, A. , Roth, S. , Lee, Y. , Noda, N. and McBrearty, M. (2004), In-Line Monitoring of Dielectric and Fluorescence Spectroscopy During Polymer/Filler Compounding, Plastics Rubber and Composites, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=852248 (Accessed June 17, 2024)

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Created January 1, 2004, Updated February 19, 2017