Assessment of nanoparticle release from MWCNT epoxy nanocomposites

K. Scott, J. Woodcock, J.W. Gilman
National Institute of Standards and Technology, US

Keywords: multiwall carbon nanotubes, MWCNT, epoxy, nanocomposite, SEM, STEM, release


We present the results from our abrasion based release experiments where nanocomposite samples with different MWCNT loadings are abraded and their release particles are examined and characterized using automated high resolution scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) in SEM.