Effect of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene on flow behavior and mechanical properties of polylactic acid/low density polyethylene blend

Title
Effect of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene on flow behavior and mechanical properties of polylactic acid/low density polyethylene blend
Author(s)
코티바하마드고영건모삽알카심파와즈데리[파와즈데리]
Keywords
ACID) BLENDS; PLA; DEGRADATION; MORPHOLOGY; EXTRUSION; WATER
Issue Date
201405
Publisher
WILEY-BLACKWELL
Citation
ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, v.9, no.3, pp.349 - 353
Abstract
The influence of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) copolymer content on the properties of polylactic acid (PLA)/low density polyethylene (LDPE) blend (50/50) was investigated in the present paper. The blend (PLA/LDPE/ABS) was prepared in different ratios using a laboratory scale single screw extruder. The prepared blends were characterized in terms of rheological and mechanical properties. Rheological properties were studied using a capillary rheometer, and the Bagley's correction was performed. Shear rate (r), shear stress (r), shear viscosity (r), and non-Newtonian index (n) were determined. The relationship between shear viscosity and temperature was also studied, and the flow activation energy at a constant shear rate (E) was determined. The mechanical properties of the blends were investigated on dog-bone-shaped samples obtained by an injection molding machine. The tensile tests were performed using Testometric M350-10KN, and the stress at break, strain at break, and Young's modulus were determined. Rheological properties revealed that the blend exhibited shear-thinning behavior over the range of the studied shear rates, and the viscosity of the blend increased as the ABS content increased, whereas the flow activation energy decreased. Based on the mechanical properties determined for the prepared blends, it was found that no relation between ABS content and stress at break of the blend was regarded, whereas Young's modulus was significantly improved by the addition of ABS. (c) 2014 Curtin University of Technology and John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/YU.REPOSITORY/32274http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/apj.1802
ISSN
1932-2135
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