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Chapter 5

Organomodified Ultrafine Kaolin for Mechanical Reinforcement and Improved Flame Retardancy of Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate

The development of polymer composites that contain ultrafine, delaminated or exfoliated phyllosilicates is increasing everyday. Minerals of high aspect ratio provide large interfacial areas between the mineral particles and polymer chains, which result in significant improvements in the tensile and ...
Print publication date: 03 Dec 2008
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-149-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-921-0