Flame retardant Polypropylene nanocomposites: Catalytic and synergistic effects between maleic anhydride grafted Polypropylene and cobalt nanoparticles

Q. He
Lamar University, US

Keywords: flame retardant, polypropylene, catalytic, synergistic

Summary:

A novel function of polypropylene grafted with maleic anhydride (PP-g-MA) as synergistic additive to effectively reduce the flammability of polypropylene (PP) nanocomposites (PNCs)reinforced with in situ synthesized cobalt (Co)–cobalt oxide core–shell nanoparticles (NPs) was reported.