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- Atmospheric pressure plasma treatment of glass fibre composite for adhesion improvement
- Kusano, Yukihiro; Mortensen, Henrik; Stenum, Bjarne; Kingshott, Peter; Anderson, Tom L.; Brøndsred, Povl; Bilde-Sørensen, Jørgen B.; Sørensen, Bent F.; Bindslev, Henrik
- Glass-fibre-reinforced polyester composite plates were treated with an atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharge. Synthetic air was used as the treatment gas. The water contact angle dropped markedly from 84 to 22° after a 2-s treatment, and decreased to 0° when the composite plates were treated for more than 30 s. X-Ray photoelectron spectroscopic analysis showed that the contents of aluminium and oxygen on the surface increased with the plasma treatment. The adhesion strength of the 2-s treated surface was comparable to or higher than that achieved by conventional mechanical surface roughening. It decreased when the surfaces were treated for 5 and 15 s, but recovered for 30-s treatment.
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- Journal article
- Plasma Processes and Polymers, Vol. 4, suppl.1 (Apr 2007), pp. S455-S459
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- FOR Code(s)
- 0202 Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics
- Adhesion; Adhesion improvement; Adhesion strengths; Atmospheric pressure; Atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharges; Atmospheric pressure plasma treatment; Composite plates; Contact angle; Dielectric barrier discharges; Dielectric devices; Electric discharges; Fibers; Glass fibers; Glass fibre composites; Glass fibre reinforced polyester composite; Mechanical surface; Oxygen; Plasma applications; Plasma treatment; Plasmas; Polyester composites; Spectroscopic analysis; Synthetic air; Water analysis; Water contact angle; Water treatment; X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
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- Copyright © 2007 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
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