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ISSN (Print): 1872-2105
ISSN (Online): 2212-4020

Research Article

Effect of MWCNT on the Structure and Property of Nanofibrous Bundles by Blown Bubble Spinning

Author(s): Hao Dou*, Peng Liu, Xin-Yue Li and Chun-Hui He*

Volume 13, Issue 3, 2019

Page: [171 - 180] Pages: 10

DOI: 10.2174/1872210513666190426143559

Price: $65


Background: Many spinning patents and technologies have been explored to produce diverse types of nanomaterials for different applications. As a novel method, the blown bubble-spinning is a one-step process for fabrication of nanofibrous bundles.

Method: In this study, polyamide6/66(PA6/66) nanofibrous bundles filled with different concentrations of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were prepared by the blown bubble-spinning. The dispersion of MWCNT in nanofibers under different treatments was investigated and a detailed characterization focusing on the influence of the presence of MWCNT on the morphology, thermal property and electrical property was carried out.

Results: The results showed that MWCNTs treated by Tween60 and ultrasonication were embedded in the PA6/66 nanofibers with uniform dispersion. In addition, it was observed that thermal stability and electrical conductivity of nanofibrous bundles increased with an increase in MWCNT content.

Conclusion: The PA6/66/MWCNT nanofibrous bundles fabricated by the blown bubble spinning have the great potential applications in sensors and supercapacitors.

Keywords: Bubble, blown spinning, nanofibers, MWCNT, nanocomposite, thermal property, electrical property.

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