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|Title:||Roughness and color evaluation of wood polymer composites filled by household waste of mate-tea.|
|Authors:||CADEMARTORI, P. H. G. de|
MISSIO, A. L.
MATTOS, B. D.
GATTO, D. A.
MAGALHAES, W. L. E.
LIMA, E. A. de
|Affiliation:||Pedro H. G. de Cademartori, Pós-graduação da UFPR; André L. Missio, Pós-graduação da UFSM; Bruno D. Mattos, Pós-graduação da UFPR; Darci A. Gatto, UFPEL; WASHINGTON LUIZ ESTEVES MAGALHAES, CNPF; EDSON ALVES DE LIMA, CNPF.|
|Citation:||Maderas. Ciencia y Tecnología, Concepción, v. 17, n. 3, p. 457-468, Jul. 2015.|
|Description:||This study presents the preparation of polypropylene composites filled with mixtures of household waste of mate-tea and wood particles to increase the economic value chain of mate-tea, especially in Latin America. Filler mixtures in proportions ranging from 0 to 60% depending on the type of particle were used. The polypropylene matrix was fixed at 40% and roughness surface and color evaluation were performed. The highest mean roughness (Ra) was observed for the composite with 30:30% proportion of filler mixture, which denotes the difficulty of homogenizing a mixture of fillers with different shapes and dimensions. Nevertheless, even with higher roughness for composites with a balanced blend of filler, this does not imply the presence of large peaks and valleys. In general, all the composites presented a dark color. Variation of color composites was more evident for higher proportions of household waste of mate-tea.|
Economic value chain
|Type of Material:||Artigo de periódico|
|Appears in Collections:||Artigo em periódico indexado (CNPF)|
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