UV-cured organic–inorganic hybrid moisture barrier materials
Afterward, a novel organic–inorganic hybrid material was prepared through in situ UV-curing technology and combined with a polymer matrix based on polybutadiene dimethacrylate (PBDMA).
PQAS-18 fixed the crosslinked network due to its double bond, thereby leading to firm bonding between the polymer matrix and organoclay; moreover, the study showed homogeneous dispersion of the lamellar structure in the polymer matrix.
Significant improvement of the moisture barrier
X-ray diffraction proved that the distance between Na-MMT layers increased, and water vapour transmission measurement showed that the moisture barrier property of cured hybrid film was remarkably improved.
The study is published in: Journal of Coatings Technology and Research March 2019, Volume 16, Issue 2, pp 429–437.
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