Flexural behaviour of CNT-filled glass/epoxy composites in an in-situ environment emphasizing temperature
variation, Rajesh Kumar Prusty, Dinesh Kumar Rathore, Meet Jayesh Shukla, Bankim Chandra Ray, Metallurgical and
Materials Engineering Department.
resent investigation focuses on the assessment of flexural behaviour of glass/epoxy (GE) and MWCNT embedded glass/epoxy
(CNT-GE) composites at different in-service environmental temperatures. The results revealed that at 110 °C temperature,
strength of GE and CNT-GE composites was significantly decreased by 67% and 81% respectively in comparison to their strength
at -80 °C temperature. Similarly, 38% and 77% decrement in modulus was noted for GE and CNT-GE composites respectively.
Addition of 0.3 wt. % MWCNT in GE composite resulted in lowering of Tg by 12 °C. More in Composites Part B: Engineering
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