TITLE

Electron beam curing of EVM and HNBR for cable compounds

AUTHOR(S)
La Rosa, M.; Hoch, M.; Wrana, C.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Chemical Business;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Due to their profile of properties, EVM (Levapren) and HNBR (Therban) rubbers are well suited for cable applications in harsh environments. Cables used for military and navy must comply with very high requirements in terms of swelling in aggressive media (oils, ester based fluids, diesel fuel) as well as high temperature resistance and mechanical performance. The properties of the finished rubber parts are defined by the microstructure of the polymers, the type and strength of the network formed during the electron beam treatment and by the interaction of the polymer matrix with reinforcing fillers. Radiation cure is an alternative to peroxide cure and is gaining increasing importance especially in cable manufacturing. In this paper we systematically analyse the influence of radiation dosage and type and amount of coagents typically used for peroxide cure on the crosslink density of the resulting vulcanisates of HNBR and EVM. Based on our findings an optimization can be achieved through selection of the specific coagent, polymer blending ratio and radiation dosage.
ACCESSION #
27330296

 

Related Articles

  • Oxygen Inhibition and Coating Thickness Effects on Uv Radiation Curing of Weatherfast Clearcoats Studied by Photo-DSC. Ruiz, Carmen Silvia Bentivoglio; Machado, Luci Diva B.; Volponi, J.E.; Pino, E. Segura // Journal of Thermal Analysis & Calorimetry;2004, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p507 

    Radiation curing is an environmentally-friendly technology. Furthermore, radiation curing is a faster, energy saving and more efficient industrial process than the heat-curable process. One of the most important requirements for the widespread application of UV curable coatings in the coating...

  • Radiation Curing Develops Rapidly.  // China Chemical Reporter;9/16/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 26, p18 

    The article presents information about the development of radiation curing in China. Radiation curing including ultraviolet curing and electric beam curing is an advanced material surface treatment technology. It is not yet 40 years since Bayer AG first developed radiation curing wood product...

  • A New Cure for Sticky Situations. Valero, Greg // Chemical Week;7/21/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 24, p27 

    Discusses the benefits of the radiation curing technology. Advantages of the technology over other bonding chemistries; Benefits of the use of ultraviolet light and electron beams as radiation curing for adhesives; Trend in radiation curing materials.

  • UV-cured Coatings for Plastics Evolves from Curiosity to Reality.  // Chemical Week;11/30/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 41, p44 

    The article traces the evolution of the use of radiation curing in the plastics industry. Examples of commonly used plastics in radiation curing are given. It also presents information on efforts to develop ultraviolet (UV) resins and UV-binder formulations. It cites how opportunities for...

  • Demand and Prices See Brighter Days. Schmitt, Bill; Hume, Claudia // Chemical Week;4/12/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 15, p30 

    Predicts the growth in prices of chemicals for ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam-curable coatings, inks and adhesives in the United States in 2000. Price increase for acrylate monomers and oligomers unveiled by UCB; Radtech International North America's outlook for radiation-curable products;...

  • Rapid Development of the Radiation Curing Sector.  // China Chemical Reporter;11/16/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 32, p18 

    The article reports on the output of radiation curing raw materials and products in China from 2001 to 2006. According to statistics of the China Photosensitive Society Radiation Curing Committee which covers 116 major production enterprises, the total output of radiation curing raw materials...

  • 2014 UV/EB Report. DIAMOND, CATHERINE // Ink World;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p27 

    The article reports on the growth demand of energy curing technology in the market. Topics discussed include the use of electron beam (EB), ultraviolet (UV), and visible light which are known as radiation curing, the benefits of UV offset inks include energy saving and are suitable to printing...

  • Radiation Curing of Flame Retardants: Comparison of Thermal and Electron Beam Curing. Wieder, A.; Bittencourt, E.; Cooper, D.; Walsh, W. K. // Textile Chemist & Colorist;Jun77, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p17 

    Room temperature, electron beam curing of a vinyl phosphonate oligomer and N-methylol acrylamide in cotton and rayon fabrics is compared with thermal, persulfate catalyzed curing. Radiation cured fabrics had lower stiffness, higher strength and abrasion resistance but a lower extent of fabric...

  • 'Green' technology gains landmark exemption from clean-air permitting.  // Adhesives & Sealants Industry;Feb99, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p12 

    Reports on the recognition of ultraviolet and electron-beam curing as an environmentally-friendly technology by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) in California. Basis of the approval.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics