Thermo-reversible Crosslinking Elastomer through Supramolecular Networks

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  • Bae, Jong-Woo (Korea Institute of Footwear and Leathers Technology) ;
  • Oh, Sang-Taek (Korea Institute of Footwear and Leathers Technology) ;
  • Kim, Gu-Ni (Korea Institute of Footwear and Leathers Technology) ;
  • Baik, Hyen-Jong (Department of Chemical Engineering, Pusan National University) ;
  • Kim, Won-Ho (Department of Chemical Engineering, Pusan National University) ;
  • Choi, Sung-Seen (Department of Chemistry, Sejong University)
  • Received : 2010.07.12
  • Accepted : 2010.07.26
  • Published : 2010.09.30


Recently supramolecular network thermo-reversible crosslinking elastomer having flexibility, various functionality, and advantages of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) such as recycle and easy processbility is introduced. Although thermo-reversible bonds such as hydrogen bond and ionic cluster is recognized as a common technology since 1990, control technology of bonding and dissociation of crosslink in supramolecular network is a recent technology. In this review, characteristics of thermo-reversible crosslinking elastomer having rheological properties of TPE and reinforcing behaviors of thermoset elastomer are summarized.


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