International Journal of Polymer Science / 2019 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

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

Table 6

Density and mechanical properties of biocomposites prepared from black alder.

Type of fillerMedianMinMax

Density (g/cm3)
 Neat CA101.221.321.27
 Extracted wood10a0.860.790.94
 Alpha cellulose10a0.910.770.97
Tensile strength (MPa)
 Neat CA1058.7140.7774.05
 Extracted wood10a29.6527.6633.11
 Alpha cellulose10a26.3518.7830.04
Tensile modulus (GPa)
 Neat CA102.071.603.27
 Extracted wood10a1.271.061.41
 Alpha cellulose10a1.270.821.47
Elongation at break (%)
 Neat CA10a5.873.828.52
 Extracted wood10ab5.134.406.50
 Alpha cellulose10b4.534.035.34

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

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