The thermal behaviour of cured epoxy-resins. The influence of metallic fillers

G. Sánchez, Z. Brito, Vladimiro Mujica, G. Perdomo

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Abstract

The thermal behaviour of a series of epoxy-cured resins was studied by TGA, DSC and FTIR. Three systems with different epoxy/amine (DGEBA/ETDA) ratios and three with a constant epoxy/amine ratio and 30% of various metallic fillers (Al, Cu, Zn) were studied. The TGA results were analysed by applying the Freeman-Carroll and Coats-Redfern methods. It is found that there is a decrease in the activation energy of thermal decomposition in the non-filled systems when the epoxy/amine ratio is increased and also in the presence of metallic fillers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)109-114
Number of pages6
JournalPolymer Degradation and Stability
Volume40
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics

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