MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 245, 2018International Scientific Conference on Energy, Environmental and Construction Engineering (EECE-2018)
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Building Materials and Products|
|Published online||05 December 2018|
Composite material based on the polyethylene terephthalate polymer and modified fly ash filler
Donbas National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Donetsk region, 283186, Ukraine
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The possibility of filling the recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) with fly ash was studied to make a polymer composite material (PCM). It is shown that high adhesion between polymeric matrix and mineral filler is the key parameter to produce high performance PCM. For this purpose the acid-basic interaction as well as the thermodynamic work of adhesion between components of PCM were calculated. The technique of modifying fly ash filler with 5% concentration solution of sulfuric acid to increase acid-basic interaction has been elaborated. The resulting behavioral patterns are listed and compared to those of composites containing untreated fly ash particles.
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