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Long-Term Degradation of Composites Exposed to Liquid Environments in Agriculture

P. Valášek
Published Online: 2014-11-25 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/sab-2014-0107


Polymeric particles composites with hard inorganic particles are abrasion resistant materials which can be used in the sphere of agriculture - e.g. for functional areas in renovation or as resistant layers. Silicon carbide waste particles were used in the present experiment, replacing the primary filler with waste without significant changes in the mechanical properties. The present paper describes the effect of immersion of polymeric particles composites with epoxy matrix in liquids on selected mechanical properties. Overall, it explains the change of hardness and resistance of abrasive wear, a typical kind of wear in the sphere of agriculture.

Keywords: abrasive wear; mechanical properties; waste recyclation


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About the article

Received: 2014-03-10

Accepted: 2014-05-16

Published Online: 2014-11-25

Published in Print: 2014-09-01

Citation Information: Scientia Agriculturae Bohemica, Volume 45, Issue 3, Pages 187–192, ISSN (Online) 1805-9430, ISSN (Print) 1211-3174, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/sab-2014-0107.

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