Journal of Nanomaterials / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Analysis of Gas Permeability Characteristics of Poly(Lactic Acid)/Poly(Butylene Succinate) Nanocomposites

Table 1

Permeability parameters used to validate the Bharadwaj model. Number in the bracket indicates loadings of C30BX.

SamplesVolume fraction, Tortuosity factor, Relative permeability
Sheet length, (nm)ModelExperimental
Width of the sheet, (nm)

PLA/PBS/C30BX (0 wt%)0111
0
0

PLA/PBS/C30BX (1 wt%)0.00651.250.950.84
79.04
6

PLA/PBS/C30BX (3 wt%)0.01871.770.910.74
82.69
10

PLA/PBS/C30BX (5 wt%)0.03143.060.840.71
131.4
14

PLA/PBS/C30BX (7 wt%)0.04433.990.840.74
135.3
21

PLA/PBS/C30BX (10 wt%)0.06255.830.820.75
154.8
33

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