Journal of Nanomaterials / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Reinforcement of Natural Rubber with Core-Shell Structure Silica-Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Nanoparticles

Table 1

Tensile properties of pure NR and its nanocomposites (SiO2/NR = 2/100 w/w).

SamplesNRNR-PMMANR-PMMA/SiO2NR-PMMA/SiO2-PMMA

Tensile strength/MPa6.997.238.9510.65
Elongation at break/%835823772773
Tensile modulus/MPa
 300% elongation0.920.821.221.95
 500% elongation1.000.941.462.32
 700% elongation1.582.062.963.37

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