Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 149736, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/149736
Research Article

Grafting Carbon Nanotubes on Glass Fiber by Dip Coating Technique to Enhance Tensile and Interfacial Shear Strength

1Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
2Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
3Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology Lab, Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Received 10 June 2015; Accepted 17 August 2015

Academic Editor: Shuping Xu

Copyright © 2015 Bahador Dastorian Jamnani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. H.-B. Cho, M. T. T. Huynh, T. Nakayama et al., “Densely packed linear assembles of carbon nanotube bundles in polysiloxane-based nanocomposite films,” Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2013, Article ID 564307, 10 pages, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. Z. Spitalsky, D. Tasis, K. Papagelis, and C. Galiotis, “Carbon nanotube-polymer composites: chemistry, processing, mechanical and electrical properties,” Progress in Polymer Science, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 357–401, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. M. Kumar and Y. Ando, “Chemical vapor deposition of carbon nanotubes: a review on growth mechanism and mass production,” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 3739–3758, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. P.-N. Wang, T.-H. Hsieh, C.-L. Chiang, and M.-Y. Shen, “Synergetic effects of mechanical properties on graphene nanoplatelet and multiwalled carbon nanotube hybrids reinforced epoxy/carbon fiber composites,” Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2015, Article ID 838032, 9 pages, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. F.-L. Jin, C.-J. Ma, and S.-J. Park, “Thermal and mechanical interfacial properties of epoxy composites based on functionalized carbon nanotubes,” Materials Science and Engineering: A, vol. 528, no. 29-30, pp. 8517–8522, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. R. Rafiee, “Experimental and theoretical investigations on the failure of filament wound GRP pipes,” Composites—Part B: Engineering, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 257–267, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. M. M. Shokrieh and R. Rafiee, “A review of the mechanical properties of isolated carbon nanotubes and carbon nanotube composites,” Mechanics of Composite Materials, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 155–172, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. R. M. Moghadam, “Simulation of impact and post-impact behavior of carbon nanotube reinforced polymer using multi-scale finite element modeling,” Computational Materials Science, vol. 63, pp. 261–268, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. R. Rafiee, A. Fereidoon, and M. Heidarhaei, “Influence of non-bonded interphase on crack driving force in carbon nanotube reinforced polymer,” Computational Materials Science, vol. 56, pp. 25–28, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. M. A. Shazed, A. R. Suraya, S. Rahmanian, and M. A. Mohd Salleh, “Effect of fibre coating and geometry on the tensile properties of hybrid carbon nanotube coated carbon fibre reinforced composite,” Materials and Design, vol. 54, pp. 660–669, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. S. Rahmanian, K. S. Thean, A. R. Suraya, M. A. Shazed, M. A. Mohd Salleh, and H. M. Yusoff, “Carbon and glass hierarchical fibers: influence of carbon nanotubes on tensile, flexural and impact properties of short fiber reinforced composites,” Materials and Design, vol. 43, pp. 10–16, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. S.-J. Park, K.-M. Bae, and M.-K. Seo, “A study on rheological behavior of MWCNTs/epoxy composites,” Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 337–339, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. Q. An, A. N. Rider, and E. T. Thostenson, “Electrophoretic deposition of carbon nanotubes onto carbon-fiber fabric for production of carbon/epoxy composites with improved mechanical properties,” Carbon, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 4130–4143, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. S. Sharma and S. Lakkad, “Effect of CNTs growth on carbon fibers on the tensile strength of CNTs grown carbon fiber-reinforced polymer matrix composites,” Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 8–15, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  15. A. Shabaneh, S. Girei, P. Arasu et al., “Dynamic response of tapered optical multimode fiber coated with carbon nanotubes for ethanol sensing application,” Sensors, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 10452–10464, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  16. S. Rahmanian, A. R. Suraya, R. Zahari, and E. S. Zainudin, “Synthesis of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes on carbon fiber,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 271, pp. 424–428, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. P. Agnihotri, S. Basu, and K. K. Kar, “Effect of carbon nanotube length and density on the properties of carbon nanotube-coated carbon fiber/polyester composites,” Carbon, vol. 49, no. 9, pp. 3098–3106, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. A. J. Rodriguez, M. E. Guzman, C.-S. Lim, and B. Minaie, “Mechanical properties of carbon nanofiber/fiber-reinforced hierarchical polymer composites manufactured with multiscale-reinforcement fabrics,” Carbon, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 937–948, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. J. Zhang, R. Zhuang, J. Liu, E. Mäder, G. Heinrich, and S. Gao, “Functional interphases with multi-walled carbon nanotubes in glass fibre/epoxy composites,” Carbon, vol. 48, no. 8, pp. 2273–2281, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. J. Guo, C. Lu, F. An, and S. He, “Preparation and characterization of carbon nanotubes/carbon fiber hybrid material by ultrasonically assisted electrophoretic deposition,” Materials Letters, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 382–384, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  21. Z. Yunusa, M. Hamidon, A. Ismail et al., “Development of a hydrogen gas sensor using a double saw resonator system at room temperature,” Sensors, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 4749–4765, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  22. S. Rahmanian, A. R. Suraya, M. A. Shazed, R. Zahari, and E. S. Zainudin, “Mechanical characterization of epoxy composite with multiscale reinforcements: carbon nanotubes and short carbon fibers,” Materials and Design, vol. 60, pp. 34–40, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. F. An, C. Lu, Y. Li et al., “Preparation and characterization of carbon nanotube-hybridized carbon fiber to reinforce epoxy composite,” Materials & Design, vol. 33, pp. 197–202, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  24. Q. Zhang, J. Liu, R. Sager, L. Dai, and J. Baur, “Hierarchical composites of carbon nanotubes on carbon fiber: influence of growth condition on fiber tensile properties,” Composites Science and Technology, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 594–601, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  25. P. Lv, Y.-Y. Feng, P. Zhang, H.-M. Chen, N. Zhao, and W. Feng, “Increasing the interfacial strength in carbon fiber/epoxy composites by controlling the orientation and length of carbon nanotubes grown on the fibers,” Carbon, vol. 49, no. 14, pp. 4665–4673, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. G.-P. Wu, Y.-Y. Wang, D.-H. Li et al., “Direct electrochemical attachment of carbon nanotubes to carbon fiber surfaces,” Carbon, vol. 49, no. 6, pp. 2152–2155, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. S.-B. Lee, O. Choi, W. Lee et al., “Processing and characterization of multi-scale hybrid composites reinforced with nanoscale carbon reinforcements and carbon fibers,” Composites—Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 337–344, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus