Spinning CNT based composite yarns using a dry spinning process

Tran, Canh-Dung ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1011-4226 and Smith, Shaun M. and Higgerson, G. and Huynh, Chi and Kviz, Ladge and Maudev, George and Lucas, Stuart and Bui, Anh (2010) Spinning CNT based composite yarns using a dry spinning process. In: 2010 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2010), 22- 26 Feb 2010, Sydney, Australia.

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Abstract

Recently, CSIRO has developed a modified dry spinning process for converting CNT forests into yarn in which
the CNT structure is more aligned and the mechanical properties of yarns are improved.The partitioning of the
spinning system into separate zones has enabled further development of other types of CNT based products. Using
this modified system, a CNT polymer composite yarn manufacturing process was set up with simple control of the
alignment and tension of the CNT-based reinforcing structure. In contrast to previous methods where the CNTs are dispersed in polymer solution, in this work, the polymer filled the pores between the stretched and aligned CNT web/sliver and formed a unique CNT-polymer composite. The aim of this work was to demonstrate a different
approach for producing the CNT-based polymer composite yarns with properties that may satisfy many different
engineering specifications, including biomedical device applications.


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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (Up to 30 Jun 2013)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (Up to 30 Jun 2013)
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2011 11:32
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2014 04:11
Uncontrolled Keywords: yarn; spinning; carbon nanotubes
Fields of Research (2008): 10 Technology > 1007 Nanotechnology > 100708 Nanomaterials
10 Technology > 1007 Nanotechnology > 100706 Nanofabrication, Growth and Self Assembly
Fields of Research (2020): 40 ENGINEERING > 4018 Nanotechnology > 401807 Nanomaterials
40 ENGINEERING > 4018 Nanotechnology > 401805 Nanofabrication, growth and self assembly
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): B Economic Development > 86 Manufacturing > 8699 Other Manufacturing > 869999 Manufacturing not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/18322

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