Thermal Decomposition Activation Energy according to the Mesogen Structure of Liquid Crystalline Epoxy Composite with Aluminum Oxide Filler

산화 알루미늄을 분산시킨 열경화성 액정 에폭시의 Mesogen 구조에 따른 열분해 활성화 에너지

  • Hyun, Ha Neul (Department of Organic Materials and Fiber Engineering, Soongsil University) ;
  • Cho, Seung Hyun (Department of Organic Materials and Fiber Engineering, Soongsil University)
  • 현하늘 (숭실대학교 유기신소재파이버공학과) ;
  • 조승현 (숭실대학교 유기신소재파이버공학과)
  • Received : 2019.09.10
  • Accepted : 2019.10.12
  • Published : 2019.10.31


A liquid crystalline thermosetting-epoxy-based composite was fabricated using diglycidyl ether of 4,4'-bisphenol and diglycidyl ether of terephthalylidene-bis-(4-amino-3-methylphenol), with aluminum oxide as a filler, and sulfanilamide and 4,4'-diaminodiphenylethane as a curing agent. Thermogravimetric analysis was performed to investigate its thermal behavior, and temperature differences of the sample were recorded using 1.0-7.0 wt% aluminum oxide. The activation energy for thermal decomposition was calculated using the Kissinger method, and the Flynn-Wall method. The results showed that the activation energy was proportional to the amount of filler added.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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