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|Title:||In-situ co-polymerization process for preparing in-organic filler-reinforced polymer-matrix composites|
Reinforced polymer-matrix composites
|Source:||US Patent 6,602,933 B2. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 2003.|
|Abstract:||In-organic fillers are modified by in-situ co-polymerization of vinyl silane and another vinyl monomer. Vinyl silane couples with the filler by Si--O bonds. The remaining vinyl groups on the surface of the treated fillers then co-polymerize with the other vinyl monomer. The modified in-organic fillers treated by the in-situ co-polymerization are subsequently used to fill the polymer matrix. Tensile and impact strength of filler-reinforced polymer composites are improved remarkably.|
|Rights:||Assignee: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.|
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