Journal of Nanomaterials / 2012 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Role of Polymer Interactions with Clays and Modifiers on Nanomechanical Properties and Crystallinity in Polymer Clay Nanocomposites

Table 5

Nanomechanical properties of PCNs.

ParametersPBTPBT-PCNNylon6Nylon6-PCN

Crystallinity (%)35.635.127.623.1
Elastic modulus (GPa)1.402.203.355.46
Hardness (GPa)0.090.140.120.17