Table 1: Different methods for MWCNTs reinforcement.

SampleMWCNTs wt.%Acetone + MWCNTsEpoxy + acetoneRemoval of acetone after mixing

A-H 0.10.1Tip sonicationBath sonicationHot air oven at 55°C
A-H 0.20.2Tip sonicationBath sonicationHot air oven at 55°C
B-M 0.10.1Tip sonicationBath sonicationMagnetic stirring at 55°C
B-M 0.20.2Tip sonicationBath sonicationMagnetic stirring at 55°C
C-V 0.10.1Tip sonicationBath sonicationVacuum oven at RT
C-V 0.20.2Tip sonicationBath sonicationVacuum oven at RT