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Modification of NanoCrystalline Cellulose (NCC) by Hyperbranched Polymer

Zianor Azrina, Z. A. and Beg, M. D. H. and R. M., Yunus and Ridzuan, Ramli and A. K. M., Moshiul Alam (2017) Modification of NanoCrystalline Cellulose (NCC) by Hyperbranched Polymer. Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 10 (6). pp. 1-5. ISSN 0974-6846 (Print); 0974-5645 (Online)

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Abstract

Objectives: The surface modification of NanoCrystalline Cellulose (NCC) recently has been paid attention due to the increasing opportunities in the application. The objective of this paper is to modify the surface of NCC by the HyperBranched Polymer (HBP) with hydroxyl terminal groups ends. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The NCC surfaces were modified with HBP using solvent evaporation methods. First, the NCC was synthesized via ultrasound assisted acid hydrolysis process and the obtained NCC was surface coated by using HBP with different concentration through solvent evaporation technique. Finally, the obtained NCC and Modified NCC were characterized by using FTIR, XRD and TGA. Findings: Results revealed that there are significant differences of FTIR pattern analysis indicated that the NCC has been modified, however the modification NCC with HBP under various conditions did not change the X-ray patterns of NCC which indicates that the HBP only coated on the surface of NCC. Application/Improvements: This modification of NCC showed promising results which can be used for various applications.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adsorption, Hyper-Branched Polymer (HBP), Modification, Nanocrystalline Cellulose (NCC)
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2017 01:10
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2017 07:47
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/17440
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