Étude d'un prétraitement sur les particules de SBR dans un mélange avec du PS recyclé
|Abstract:||This project focuses on the revalorization of two residues found in landfills: polystyrene (PS) and waste tire rubber (SBR). In particular, it is proposed to mix both materials to produce a good quality compound. Extrusion and injection molding were used for a wide range of SBR concentration: between 0 and 94% by weight. To improve the compatibility between both phases, a pre-treatment with PS in solution (toluene) was carried out on the rubber particles. To assess the efficiency of the treatment, a complete characterization in terms of morphology, density, hardness, and mechanical properties (tension, bending, torsion, and impact) was performed. In addition, two types of PS (matrix) were compared: an expanded PS (recycled) and a crystal PS (virgin). The results show that pre-treatment improves the properties of the blends. For example, a 20% increase in Young's modulus was observed for expanded PS. However, the treatment was most effective for SBR concentrations above 50%.|
|Document Type:||Mémoire de maîtrise|
|Open Access Date:||23 April 2018|
|Collection:||Thèses et mémoires|
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