Effect of weight reduction pre-treatment on the electrical and thermal properties of polypyrrole coated woven polyester fabrics
Tavanai, H. and Kaynak, Akif 2007, Effect of weight reduction pre-treatment on the electrical and thermal properties of polypyrrole coated woven polyester fabrics, Synthetic metals, vol. 157, no. 18-20, pp. 764-769.
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Weight reduction increased the amount of deposited polypyrrole (PPy) on the polyester (PET) fiber surface, leading to a considerable decrease in electrical resistance and improved heat generation capacity for the PPy coated PET fabrics. Application of dc voltages to an insulated roll of PPy-coated fabric increased the temperature to about 90 °C. This showed the suitability of these fabrics for heating applications. The optimum PPy deposition of about 2.8% was obtained in samples weight reduced by aqueous sodium hydroxide treatment. AFM images revealed a smooth surface morphology of the untreated fiber whereas the treated fiber had a high surface roughness.
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