Stress-strain behavior and impact strength of polystyrene/polyamide-6 blends compatibilized with poly(styrene-g-ethylene oxide)

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@article{751c049da18e42148c8ded214967a1e8,
title = "Stress-strain behavior and impact strength of polystyrene/polyamide-6 blends compatibilized with poly(styrene-g-ethylene oxide)",
abstract = "The mechanical properties of polystyrene/polyamide-6 (50/50 wt/wt) blends were improved by additions of small amounts of poly(styrene-g-ethylene oxide) (SEO) during compounding by extrusion. Tensile testing of injection-molded samples revealed that the blends developed a yield point after addition of 1 wt {\%} SEO. The elongation at break increased by almost a factor of 6, and the impact strength increased by a factor of 1.5 after adding 3 wt {\%} SEO. Morphological analysis by electron microscopy showed that additions of SEO resulted in decreased domain sizes, and seemed to promote interfacial adhesion. The morphologies of the compatibilized blends also had a higher degree of anisotropy, as compared with the uncompatibilized blend.",
author = "Patric Jannasch and Bengt Wessl{\'e}n",
note = "The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Polymer and Materials Chemistry (LTH) (011001041)",
year = "1998",
doi = "10.1002/(SICI)1097-4628(19981205)70:10<1887::AID-APP3>3.0.CO;2-Z",
language = "English",
volume = "70",
pages = "1887--1891",
journal = "Journal of Applied Polymer Science",
issn = "1097-4628",
publisher = "John Wiley & Sons",
number = "10",

}