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Science China Materials

, Volume 62, Issue 3, pp 437–447 | Cite as

Polyurethane networks based on disulfide bonds: from tunable multi-shape memory effects to simultaneous self-healing

  • Xiao-Ying Deng (邓小莹)
  • Hui Xie (谢辉)
  • Lan Du (杜澜)
  • Cheng-Jie Fan (范诚杰)
  • Chuan-Ying Cheng (成川颖)
  • Ke-Ke Yang (杨科珂)Email author
  • Yu-Zhong Wang (王玉忠)
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Abstract

With the prompt development in intellectualization nowadays, the smart materials with multi-functionality or multi-responsiveness are highly expected. But it is a big challenge to integrate the different actuating units into a single system in a synergy pattern. Herein, we put forward a new strategy to develop the polyurethane networks which can present shape-memory effect and self-healing effect in independent way as well as simultaneous acting mode. To realize this goal, poly(tetremethylene ether) glycol was chosen as the soft segment to ensure the polymer chains a good mobility, and disulfide bond as the dynamic covalent bond was embedded in the backbone of polyurethane to endow it with desirable self-healing capacity under mild condition. Moreover, a rational control of the architecture of the networks by adjusting the content of disulfide bond and the degree of cross-linking, a broad glass transition temperature (Tg) was achieved, which enabled the network a versatile shape-memory effect, covering from dual-, triple- so far as to quadruple-shape memory effect. More importantly, the shape recovery and healing process can be realized simultaneously because of the highly matched actuating condition in this system.

Keywords

polyurethane network disulfide bond self-healing shape-memory 

基于二硫键的聚氨酯网络: 从可调多重形状记忆性能到同步修复

摘要

随着智能化时代的迅速发展, 具有多功能或多响应的智能材料受到高度关注. 但如何将多个智能单元以协同模式结合到单一系统中仍是研究者面临的巨大挑战. 本文设计合成了一种新型聚氨酯动态交联网络, 该材料能够以独立的方式和协同作用模式呈现形状记忆效应和自修复效应. 为了实现这一目标, 本文选择了聚四氢呋喃作为软链段以确保聚合物链具有良好的运动性, 同时将动态共价键二硫键引入聚氨酯的主链中以实现材料在温和条件下的自修复. 此外, 通过有效调节二硫键含量、 交联度和网络结构, 获得了较宽的玻璃化转变温度(Tg), 使网络具有两重、 三重甚至四重形状的记忆效应. 在此基础上, 利用该材料的形状回复和修复的外界刺激条件的高度吻合, 同时实现了材料修复和回复, 拓宽了材料的应用范围.

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported financially by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (51773131 and 51721091), and the International S&T Cooperation Project of Sichuan Province (2017HH0034).

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Polyurethane Networks Based On Dissulfide Bonds: Form Tunable Multi-Shape-Memory Effects Ti Simultaneous Self-Healing

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiao-Ying Deng (邓小莹)
    • 1
  • Hui Xie (谢辉)
    • 1
  • Lan Du (杜澜)
    • 1
  • Cheng-Jie Fan (范诚杰)
    • 1
  • Chuan-Ying Cheng (成川颖)
    • 1
  • Ke-Ke Yang (杨科珂)
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yu-Zhong Wang (王玉忠)
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Degradable and Flame-Retardant Polymeric Materials (ERCEPM-MoE), College of Chemistry, National Engineering Laboratory of Eco-Friendly Polymeric Materials (Sichuan), State Key Laboratory of Polymer Materials EngineeringSichuan UniversityChengduChina

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