MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 303, 20192019 3rd International Conference on Building Materials and Materials Engineering (ICBMM 2019)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Published online||12 December 2019|
Effect of Matrix Content on Mechanical and Thermal Properties of High Graphene Content Composites
1 Department of Chemical, Materials and Production Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
2 IPCB, Institute of Polymers, Composite and Biomaterials, CNR, Portici, Italy
3 Nanesa srl, Arezzo, Italy
4 Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Alessandria, Italy
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recently, biomimetic brick and mortar composites (B/M) are gathering great attention due to their outstanding properties. The use of graphene as bricks is expected to achieve good mechanical performances combined with remarkable thermal diffusivity making them optimal candidates for heat spread applications. Macroscopic composites (1 mm thick) have been manufactured at different filler content (up to 100% vol%) and their morphology have been investigated by scanning electron microscopy. Bending test have been carried out on samples for measuring the effect of the polymer amount on the composite. The thermal diffusivity has been investigated, both in plane and cross plane, by light flash analysis (LFA). Coupons showed a well aligned inner structure at each resin content, however the effective performances depends on the capability of stress transfer.
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