Nanotechnologies — one of the future directions of the composing of new elastomeric structural materials

1Elkady, MM, 1Khorolskyi, MS, 1Sanin, AF
1Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, Dnipro, Ukraine
Space Sci.&Technol. 2018, 24 ;(1):71-75
Publication Language: Russian
Elastomeric materials are widely used for the production of components and structural elements of rocket, spacecraft, and aviation equipment. Rubber is the most common of the elastomeric materials used for this purpose. One of the most effective ways to improve the technical properties of rubbers is to fill with solid, liquid or gaseous fillers. The last ones evenly distributed in the volume of the newly created composition improve its physical and mechanical properties. The action of fillers is determined by a variety of factors, including a shape and size of the filler particles, the amount of filler, its type and structure, the characteristics of the interaction of the filler particles with rubber and other ingredients. We discuss the use of carbon nanotubes as filler, which is one of the methods for obtaining rubbers with improved technical properties.
Keywords: carbon nanotubes, elastomeric materials, heat-resistant coatings, rocket and space technology, technical properties
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