International Journal of Polymer Science / 2019 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Influence of Natural Fillers on Thermal and Mechanical Properties and Surface Morphology of Cellulose Acetate-Based Biocomposites

Table 5

Density and mechanical properties of biocomposites prepared from white willow.

Type of fillerMedianMinMax

Density (g/cm3)
 Neat CA101.231.101.27
 Extracted wood10a0.830.780.93
 Alpha cellulose10a0.850.820.91
Tensile strength (MPa)
 Neat CA1066.6749.0275.50
 Extracted wood10a27.3024.0031.14
 Alpha cellulose10a29.8825.2934.52
Tensile modulus (GPa)
 Neat CA102.232.192.51
 Extracted wood10a1.211.151.36
 Alpha cellulose10ab1.291.241.39
Elongation at break (%)
 Neat CA107.044.379.83
 Extracted wood10a5.254.357.23
 Alpha cellulose10a5.114.186.07

Note: means sharing the same superscript are not significantly different from each other (Tukey’s HSD, ).

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