Synergistic impact of quick extrusion furnace (FEF) black on viscosity and rheological properties of ethylene propylene diene monomer vulcanizate: Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures: Vol 0, No 0


An investigation is made on vulcanizates based mostly Ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber which is ready by incorporating 30 phr of cellulose quick fibres together with completely different loading ranges of quick extrusion furnace black (FEF) at an increment degree of 20 phr in two roll mill. EPDM rubber was discovered as a sexy candidate for the thermal insulation of case-bonded SRM as a result of benefits equivalent to low particular gravity, improved ageing properties, and longer shelf life. This analysis gives theoretical and experimental characterisation for the friction behaviours of EPDM rubber. The impact of FEF on viscosity and rheological properties of varied EPDM compounds equivalent to C1–C8 had been pretty investigated utilizing the Monsanto transferring die Rheometer (MDR 2000), and Mooney viscometer. The curing traits like TS2, TS5, ML, MH, remedy time (TC90), and viscosity of varied EPDM compounds had been extensively decided and the outcomes had been critically in contrast. It was pretty noticed that the reinforcement of FEF together with cellulose quick fibres within the EPDM compounds has made a better impression on enhancing the rheological properties and confirmed the synergistic impact between the fillers and the rubber matrix. The rise in temperature causes a lower within the friction coefficient.

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