American Journal of Polymer Science and Technology

Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2017

  • Analysis of Blends of Cashew Exudate and Poly (Vinyl Chloride)

    Alisi Ikechukwu Ogadimma, Ngele Sylvester Okechukwu, Uduma Anya Uduma

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 21-28
    Received: Jul. 29, 2016
    Accepted: Feb. 06, 2017
    Published: Apr. 26, 2017
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    Abstract: In this research the mechanical and sorption properties of purified Anacardium Occidentale L. exudate and poly(vinyl chloride) blends were investigated. The purified Cashew Gum PCG and PVC were compounded through melt blending technique followed by compression moulding on a Carver Laboratory Press set at 150°C. The blended samples were then subject... Show More