Bifunctional Silane (TESPD) Effects on Silica Containing Elastomer Compound Part I: Natural Rubber (NR)

양기능성실란(TESPD)이 실리카함유 복합소재에 미치는 영향

  • Kim, Kwang-Jea (Institute of Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron)
  • 김광제 (아크론대학교 고분자공학과)
  • Published : 2009.06.30


Organo bifunctional silane (TESPD) is added into silica containing NR and its effects are investigated with respect to the vulcanization properties, the processability, and the physical properties. The addition of the TESPD into silica filled NR compound increases the degree of crosslinking by formation of a strong 3-dimensional network structure with silica surface via coupling reaction, which results in an improved mechanical property. It also improves the processabilities compared to the Control compound.


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