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Study on Effect of Nanosilica Sand Addition on Physical and Mechanical Properties of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

Mohd Nor Azlan b Sudin, Mohd Nor Azlan (2010) Study on Effect of Nanosilica Sand Addition on Physical and Mechanical Properties of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). Universiti Teknologi Petronas. (Unpublished)

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Nanoparticles reinforced composite can be considered as a new technology and a good candidate material for research. Since this advanced composite are relatively new, studies need to be done to discover the properties changing in the composite. The aim of this project is to investigate the effect of nanosilica sand addition on physical and mechanical properties of thermoplastic. The thermoplastic that will be used in this research is TITANZEX HI 1100 high density polyethylene while the nanosilica is in the range of 0-100nm in size. The composite materials were manufactured using the compression molding process. Testing shows that addition of nanosilica provides improvement in mechanical properties of HDPE at low nanosilica percentage.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subject: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Engineering > Mechanical
Depositing User: Users 5 not found.
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2011 11:23
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:43
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/1356

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