Thermoplastic film from superfine wool powder

Wang, Xin and Xu, Weilin and Li, Wenbin and Wang, Xungai (2009) Thermoplastic film from superfine wool powder. Fibres and Textiles in Eastern Europe, 17 (2 (73)). pp. 82-86. ISSN 1230-3666

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Abstract

In this paper a research work is described in which superfine wool powder was plasticized by glycerol and hot-pressed into a kind of thermoplastic film. SEM photos show that the powder is moulded into a smooth surface and is conglutinated into a continuous phase in the cross-section of the film. The glycerol content, moulding pressure, temperature and moulding time were changed in the moulding process. The sizes and thickness aw well as tensile strength, modulus, breaking elongation and breaking energy of the films were also tested to investigate the thermoplasticity and mechanical properties of the films. The best moulding techniques included a glycerol content of 30%, a moulding pressure of 5 MPa, a temperature of 160 °C and a moulding time of 5 minutes.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2009, Instytut Wlokien Chemicznych. This publication is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or in part for the purposes of study, research, or review, but is subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source. The content of 'Fibres & Textiles in Eastern Europe' is available by free open access on the website http://www.fibtex.lodz.pl.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2014 23:21
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2014 23:16
Uncontrolled Keywords: film; hot-pressing; preparation; superfine wool powder; thermoplasticity
Fields of Research : 03 Chemical Sciences > 0303 Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry > 030305 Polymerisation Mechanisms
09 Engineering > 0910 Manufacturing Engineering > 091012 Textile Technology
10 Technology > 1007 Nanotechnology > 100708 Nanomaterials
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 86 Manufacturing > 8604 Leather Products, Fibre Processing and Textiles > 860407 Wool Scouring and Top Making
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/25486

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