Journal of Nanomaterials / 2010 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Thermomechanical Assessment of Plastic Deformation in Model Amorphous Polyamide/Clay Nanocomposites

Table 3

𝑇 𝑜 𝑛 𝑠 𝑒 𝑡 and 𝑇 𝑚 𝑎 𝑥 values for TR90-Cl30B nanocomposite system and its components (each value derived from the average of three independent TGA measurements).

Material 𝑇 o n s e t ( C ) 𝑇 m a x ( C )

Cloisite 30B 255 260
TR90 411 ± 2 454 ± 4
TR90-Cl30B-0.125 412 ± 1 465 ± 3
TR90-Cl30B-0.25 413 ± 1 460 ± 2
TR90-Cl30B-0.5 414 ± 2 465 ± 4
TR90-Cl30B-1 416 ± 3 460 ± 6

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