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A Review of Factors Affecting Thermal Conductivity and Societal Applications of PPS Matrix Nanocomposites

  • Manoj BhalwankarEmail author
  • Sachin Mastud
  • Sandesh Jadkar
Conference paper

Abstract

The objective of this review paper is to analyze the various factors affecting the TC of PNC such as polymer matrix-chain structure and crystallinity, nanofillers type and wt%, surface modification of nanofillers, matrix-nanofiller Kapitza resistance, interface properties, the effect of processing have been discussed at length. The TC improvement case studies of PPS-CNT, PPS-mBN/nBN have been explained. The often neglected role of the polymer matrix in TC improvement has been elaborated. As per Deby’s equation, to maximisze phonon free mean path, the establishment of 3 D phonon-electron thermal network is crucial for the improvement of TC. To maximize the TC and minimize processing problems of PNC due to higher filler loadings, the wt% of fillers should be optimized by formation of segregated structures of PNC is vital as fillers lie along interface of matrix rather than random dispersion.PPS matrix and a range of nanofillers have been analyzed for a combination to form a PNC aimed to improve TC.

Keywords

Thermal conductivity Polyphenylene sulfide Polymer nanocomposite Nanofillers 

Abbreviations

Al2O3

Aluminium Oxide

AlN

Aluminium Nitride

CNT

Carbon NanoTube

CNT

Carbon Nanotube

CTE

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

DSC

Digital Scanning Calorimeter

GO

Graphene Oxide

HDPE

High Density Poly Ethylene

MWCNT

Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube

nBN

Nano Boron Nitride

PNC

Polymer Nanocomposites

PPS

Polyphenylene sulfide

SWCNT

Single Walled Cabon Nanotube

TC

Thermal Conductivity

TGA

Thermi Gravimetric Analysis

UHMWPE

Ultra High Molecular Weight Poly Ethylene

SEM

Scanning Electron Microscope

TEM

Transmission Electron Microscope

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manoj Bhalwankar
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Sachin Mastud
    • 3
  • Sandesh Jadkar
    • 4
  1. 1.Production Engineering DepartmentVeermata Jijabai Technological InstituteMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.School of Mechanical and Civil EngineeringMIT Academy of EngineeringAlandiIndia
  3. 3.Mechanical Engineering DepartmentVeermata Jijabai Technological InstituteMumbaiIndia
  4. 4.School of Energy SciencesSavitribai Phule Pune UniversityAbstractPuneIndia

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