Journal of Nanomaterials / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Ethylene-Octene Copolymers/Organoclay Nanocomposites: Preparation and Properties

Table 2

Tensile tests of pure EOC-17, EOC-45, and filled EOC-17 and EOC-45 with 3, 5, and 7 wt.% of nanoclay Cloisite 93.

CompositionTensile strength (MPa)Std. dev.Ductility (a.u.) modulus (MPa)

EOC-17 pure30.9502.410.823725.34
EOC-17 + 3% Cloisite 9326.7672.49.037824.56
EOC-17 + 5% Cloisite 9328.4582.59.154124.65
EOC-17 + 7% Cloisite 9325.1172.68.371124.38
EOC-45 pure6.9500.418.54862.16
EOC-45 + 3% Cloisite 936.2080.417.43292.53
EOC-45 + 5% Cloisite 937.4000.319.43294.62
EOC-45 + 7% Cloisite 935.2580.511.54293.43