Thermal stability of a polycyanurate thermosetting system: effects of cure catalysts

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Abstract

The thermal degradation of a polycyanurate thermosetting material in an inert environment was examined using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) in the vicinity of the glass transition temperature of the material. The effect of co-catalysts generally used to facilitate curing was also studied. Results of DSC, isothermal TGA and dynamic TGA studies allowed to determine the onset of thermal degradation and the process parameters.

Original languageEnglish
Pages15
Number of pages1
StatePublished - 1996
EventProceedings of the 1996 Regional Technical Conference on Durability , Weatherability, and Aging of Plastics & Rubber - Akron, OH, USA
Duration: Oct 28 1996Oct 29 1996

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the 1996 Regional Technical Conference on Durability , Weatherability, and Aging of Plastics & Rubber
CityAkron, OH, USA
Period10/28/9610/29/96

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