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scirp IJSER >> Volume 3,Issue 3,March 2012
Development of Polyester / Polyethylene Post Consumer Scrap Alloy
Full Text(PDF, )  PP.518-526  
Atul Prakash Joharia, Devendra Jainb, Rakesh Kumar Singh
Keywords – Compatibilizer, Recycled plastic, PET alloy, Ternary blends etc
The increasing awareness of environment, government has promoted great interest in selected waste collection and has attracted the interest of research groups to challenge of converting recycled plastic into useful products. Converting PET containing film laminate waste is studied to obtain a new material with enhanced properties. In present study different percentage of film laminate used using Twin screw extruder and were subjected to the evaluation of materials efficiency. The success of the project depends mainly on the possibility of obtaining a compatibilized blend between two polymers. Ternary blends of PET/(PET/PE)Laminates/compatibilizer in weight composition of 29/71/0, 26/64/I0, 68/21/I0, 44/46/I0 is prepared and studied to obtain post consumer scrap injection moldable thermoplastic materials. Before blending the basic material and compatibilizer is preblended at different ratios. This material is injection moldable and is suitable for the manufacturing of outdoor furniture, Garden pavers, Crate handles, Shipping pallets, Electrical products etc. This waste is available in huge quantities with film converting units in the form of trims and other rejects. At present, its disposal is a problem for industry. Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Thermogravimetric Analysis and a series of mechanical tests- Tensile strength, Flexural strength, and Impact strength are carried out according to ASTM D 638, ASTM D 790, and ASTM D 256 to investigate the phase behavior, the efficiency of compatibilization and the mechanical properties of the blends.
1. A Chemical View onto Post Consumer Poly (Ethylene Terephthalate) Valorization through Reactive Blending with Functionalized Polyolefins. Maria Beatrice Coltellia, Stefania Savib, Mauro Agliettob, and Francesco Ciardellib.

2. Compatibilization and Properties of Poly (ethylene terephthalate)/Polyethylene Blends Based on Recycled Materials. Mariano Pracella,* Lorenzo Rolla, Donatella Chionna, Andrzej Galeski

3. Morphology – tensile behaviour relationship in injection molded PET/PE & PC/PE blends. Zoong-Ming LI WEI YANG

4. Morphological stability of postconsumer PET/HDPE blends.

C. G. Iñiguez, E. Michel, V. M. González-Romero, R. González-Nuñez* Universidad de Guadalajara.

5. Oriented Films from Recycled Poly (ethylene terephthalate)/Recycled High-Density Polyethylene Compatibilized Blends. J. Morawiec, N. P. Krasnikova, A. Galeski, M. Pracella2 Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lodz, Poland Pisa, 56100, Italy

6. Post consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET)/polyolefin blends through reactive processing. Mauro Aglietto · Maria-Beatrice Coltelli · Stefania Savi Francesco Lochiatto · Francesco Ciardelli · Maurizio Giani

7. Phase Structure and Viscoelastic Properties of Compatibilized Blends of PET and HDPE Recyclates. Miroslaw Pluta, Zbigniew Bartczak, Andrzej Pawlak, Andrzej Galeski, Mariano Pracella

8. Reactive compatibilization and properties of recycled PET/PE blends Mariano Pracella, Federico Pazzagli, Andrzej Galeski, Italy

9. Reactive compatibilization of HDPE/PET blends by glycidyl methacrylate functionalized polyolefins. Y. Pietrasanta1, Jean-Jaques Robin*1, N. Torres1, B. Boutevin2

10. Recycling of Postconsumer Poly (ethylene terephthalate) and High-Density Polyethylene by Compatibilized Blending. Pawlak, J. Morawiec, F. Pazzagli, M. Pracella, A. Galeski

11. Saymour / Carraher’s polymer chemistry

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