Processing of clay/epoxy nanocomposites by shear mixing

Asma Yasmin*, Jandro L. Abot, Isaac M. Daniel

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A three-roll mill was used to disperse/exfoliate the clay nanoparticles in an epoxy matrix. The compounding process was carried out with varying clay contents (1-10 wt.%). The technique was found highly efficient and environmentally friendly in achieving high levels of exfoliation and dispersion within a short period of time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-86
Number of pages6
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number1 SPEC.
StatePublished - Jul 2003


  • Mechanical properties
  • Mixing
  • Nanocomposites
  • TEM
  • XRD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys

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