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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 1 Physical and mechanical properties of bio-EPDM foam with TBNRs

From: Bio-EPDM/tungsten oxide nanocomposite foam with improved thermal storage and sea water resistance

Properties Specimens
T-0 T-1 T-2 T-3
Sp. Gr. 0.154 0.148 0.150 0.151
Hardness (Asker C) 24 ± 1 21 ± 1 21 ± 1 20 ± 1
Tensile strength (kg/cm2) 6.20 7.15 5.60 4.20
Elongation (%) 977 935 850 690
Tear strength (kg/cm) 3.15 2.75 2.95 2.25
Compression set (%) 67.5 66.7 67.6 69.8
  1. T-0: bio-EPDM foam, T-1: bio-EPDM foam with 1 phr TBNRs, T-2: bio-EPDM foam with 2 phr TBNRs, T-3: bio-EPDM foam with 3 phr TBNRs