Home - WPC Technology WPC Products manufacturing Plastics extrusion is a high-volume longitudinal product manufacturing process in whichplastic is melted and formed into a continuous profile.
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In this article, the analysis of the mechanical behavior of WPC based on HDPE and Pinus pinaster sawdust was conducted by using tensile tests and microstructural observations by SEM. The effects of: (a) wood fiber acetylation that led to the various lengths and numbers of carbon chains being grafted to the fibers, (b) maleic anhydride polyethylene (MAPE) additive as coupling agent and (c) wood percentages on the mechanical properties and failure morphologies were investigated.
SME represents the amount of dissipated mechanical energy per unit mass, that is, applied by the engine driven screw to the material and can be deduced according to: S M E = E t c Q with consumed energy by the engine E [kWh/kg], compounding time t c [h], and feed rate Q [kg/h].
that WPC material with wood ﬁber treated by the alka-line followed by silane treatment method together with the MAPP coupling agent induced the best mechanical properties. In addition, few studies used new methods such as non-contact optical method to analyze the mechanical properties and the eﬀect of coupling agent and wood treatment of WPC.
The material is gradually melted by the mechanical energy generated by turning screws and by heaters arranged along the barrel. The molten polymer is then forced into a die, which shapes the polymer into a pipe/profile/sheet that hardens during cooling at lower temperature.
The sorption experiments showed that the EMC was 50% lower in the composites with an acetylated wood component than in the composites with an unmodified wood component. The choice of matrix material strongly affected the moisture absorptivity of the WPC.
Analysis of the water absorption in Wood Plastic Composites (WPC) in order to develop solutions to decrease and stop water absorption. This enables a big variety of new applications made of WPC and brings economical and ecological advantages for the polymer processing industries.
Water absorption in WPC is a significant factor affecting the properties in the final applications. Increasing the moisture content in wood plastic simply leads to degradation of the mechanical properties. This is due to the absorption of moisture and the stabilization of their dimensions (Adhikary et al. 2008).
mechanical properties with MAPP to the compatibili zation effect, which decreases total woodfiber surface free energy, thus improving polymer matrix impreg nation, fiber dispersion, fiber orientation, and interfa cial adhesion through mechanical interlocking.
A decrease in the Young modulus with higher SS ratio was observed for all tested formulations. For example, at 20% CTMP sludge proportion, the strain at break was reduced from 8.3% to 5.6%, and when the SS ratio was increased from 1:9 to 3:7, the mechanical energy was reduced from 1960 to 1100 kJ/m 2. Hence, the binding effect of SS on the CTMP and TMP composites cannot be confirmed.
The greater energy drop in the case of the Kraft sludge is not understood, but the 20% Kraft WPC formulation had a much higher toughness compared to the TMP and the CTMP formulations. Increasing the SS ratio further reduced the rupture energy.
In this study, decay performance and dimensional stability of modified aspen wood flour with propionic, maleic and succinic anhydrides filled thermoplastic composites were evaluated.
energy and the surface energy heterogeneity of both wood and polymer components in order to tailor new compatible wood-polymer combinations in WPCs and biocomposites. Keywords: Wood plastic composites, WPC, acetylation , thermal.
and increase the released tensed energy by the polymer. They also stated that the nano-filler ... treatments (alkaline, cyanoethyl and acetylation) of fibers in the manufacture of hybrid composites ... treatment on the mechanical properties of the WPC from wood flour and low-density polyethylene (LDPE). In order to assess the resulted WPC
energy and surface enethe rgy heterogeneity of bothwood and polymer components in order to tailowood-polymer r new compatible combinations in WPCs and biocomposites. Keywords: Wood plastic composites, WPC, acetylation, thermal modification, furfurylation, moisture sorption, ical durability, UV biolog excimer laser, micromorphology.
PEER-REVIEWEDARTICLE bioresources.com MOISTURE SORPTION, BIOLOGICAL DURABILITY, AND MECHANICAL PERFORMANCE OF WPC CONTAINING MODIFIED WOOD AND POLYLACTATES B. Kristoffer Segerholm,a,b,* Rebecca E. Ibach,c,* and Mats Westind Biological durability is an important feature for wood-plastic composites
In this work, microwave energy was used as the source of heat for the acetylation of solid wood.
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