Journal of Nanomaterials / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Effects of Adding Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes on Performance of Polyvinyl Acetate and Urea-Formaldehyde Adhesives in Tropical Timber Species

Table 2

Temperature and remnant mass in different reactions of decomposition kinetics of PVAc and UF adhesives adding different concentrations (weight weight−1) of MWCNTs-OH.

Adhesive MWCNTs-OH concentration (%)Reaction 1Reaction 2 Ash content at 900°C (%) MWCNTs-OH weight (%)
Initial pointPeak maximumFinal pointInitial pointPeak maximumFinal point
Temp (°C)RM (%)Temp (°C)RM (%)Temp (°C)RM (%)Temp (°C)RM (%)Temp (°C)RM (%)Temp (°C)RM (%)

PVAc0.0029885.3630964.5031544.3441427.6343121.7145012.470.97
0.0529886.3230865.2031641.5041524.6643117.464508.993.532.56
0.1029887.5730966.7331543.8041526.5942219.2844910.404.403.43

UF0.0023781.3425866.8324653.806.54
0.05 24381.5725369.6026257.5910.103.56
0.1024579.4525467.8026255.9811.635.09

Temp: temperature and RM: remnant mass.