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Applied Physics A

, 125:329 | Cite as

Preparation of antistatic epoxy resin by functionalization of MWCNTs with Fe3O4-modified polyaniline under a magnetic field

  • Peng Kong
  • Chen Zhang
  • Zhongjie Du
  • Hong Wang
  • Wei ZouEmail author
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Abstract

Aiming at improving the surface antistatic property of epoxy resins by a low dosage of antistatic agents, a novel strategy was carried out by utilizing an antistatic agent with a magnetic material, functional multi-wall carbon nanotubes with Fe3O4-modified polyaniline (MWCNTs@PANI-SH@Fe3O4). Here, the MWCNTs@PANI-SH@Fe3O4 was evenly mixed, dispersed into the epoxy resin and did not form a conductive network in the resin matrix due to the less additive amount of the MWCNTs@PANI-SH@Fe3O4; in such a case, we put the mixture above in a magnetic field, and the MWCNTs@PANI-SH@Fe3O4 had directional movement along the direction of the magnetic field to the surface layer of epoxy resin. When the amount of the magnetic antistatic agent per unit volume increased to a certain extent, the conductive network was formed. The surface resistivity was decreased to 6.8 × 108 Ω sq−1 at 0.3 wt% concentration of MWCNTs@PANI-SH@Fe3O4.

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Acknowledgements

This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Project no. 51203007).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peng Kong
    • 1
  • Chen Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Zhongjie Du
    • 3
  • Hong Wang
    • 1
  • Wei Zou
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Carbon Fiber and Functional Polymers (Beijing University of Chemical Technology), Ministry of Education, College of Materials Science and EngineeringBeijing University of Chemical TechnologyBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Changzhou Advanced Materials Research InstituteBeijing University of Chemical TechnologyChangzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Office of Scientific Research and DevelopmentBeijing University of Chemical TechnologyBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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