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Volume 125, 201721st International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC 2017)
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Mechanical properties of surface layer of unfilled polypropylene
1 Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Nam. T.G.Masaryka 5555, Zlin, 760 01, Czech Republic
2 Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies with a seat in Prešov, Department of Automobile and Manufacturing Technologies, Štúrova 31, 080 01 Prešov, Slovakia
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Using high doses of beta radiation for unfilled polypropylene (PP) and its influence on the changes of micromechanical properties of surface layer has not been studied in detail so far. The testing sapmles polypropylene (PP) were made by injection moulding technology and irradiated by high doses of beta radiation (0, 15 and 33 kGy). The changes in the microstructure and micromechanical properties of surface layer were evaluated using WAXS and instrumented ultra nano-hardness test. The results of the measurements showed considerable increase in micromechanical properties (indentation hardness, indentation elastic modulus) when low doses of beta radiation are used.
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