|About this Abstract
||2021 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
||Characterization of Minerals, Metals and Materials 2021
||Characterization of Epoxidic Matrix Composites Reinforced with Graphene Oxide Functionalized Curaua Fibers
||Ulisses Oliveira Costa, Lucio Fabio Cassiano Nascimento, Wendell Bruno Almeida Bezerra, Sergio Neves Monteiro
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||Ulisses Oliveira Costa
Curauá fiber (Ananas erectifolius) is a promising candidate to replace synthetic fibers such as glass and aramid fibers. The addition of graphene oxide (GO) to its surfaces proved to be an excellent solution to optimize properties through better compatibility between the fiber (hydrophilic) and the polymeric matrix (hydrophobic). The present work deals with the characterization of epoxy resins and curauá fibers, both functionalized with graphene oxide, applied in the production of composites, through the techniques of FTIR, RAMAN, SEM and EDS. The results obtained are promising, since it was possible to analyze how functionalization occurred and the influence on the functional groups of both phases, fiber and epoxy.
Curauá Fibers; Epoxy Matrix; FTIR; RAMAN; Graphene Oxide.
||Composites, Polymers, Characterization