OJPChem  Vol.3 No.4 , November 2013
Study the Effect of Recycled Tire Rubber on the Mechanical and Rheological Properties of TPV (HDPE/Recycled Tire Rubber)
Abstract: Thermoplastic elastomeric blends prepared from blending of (10%, 20%, 30%, 40% and 50 wt%) high density polyethylene(HDPE) and (10%, 20%, 30%, 40% and 50 wt%) ground rubber tire (TPV-R). The blends prepared contain (HDPE)/polybutadiene (TPV-V). The two blends were successfully prepared through a dynamic vulcanization process, involving dicumyl peroxide (3%) as vulcanizing agent. The data of the mechanical (tensile strength at yield, %elongation and young modulus) and rheological properties (shear stress, shear rate, viscosity, flow behavior index and activation energy of melt flow) of the TPV-V and TPV-R showed that there was comparable results between the two blends.
Cite this paper: Al-Malki, Z. , Al-Nasir, E. , Khalaf, M. and Zidan, R. (2013) Study the Effect of Recycled Tire Rubber on the Mechanical and Rheological Properties of TPV (HDPE/Recycled Tire Rubber). Open Journal of Polymer Chemistry, 3, 99-103. doi: 10.4236/ojpchem.2013.34017.

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