Interpenetrated polymer networks in composites with poly(vinyl alcohol), micro- and nano-fibrillated cellulose (M/NFC) and polyHEMA to develop packaging materials

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Interpenetrated polymer networks in composites with poly(vinyl alcohol), micro- and nano-fibrillated cellulose (M/NFC) and polyHEMA to develop packaging materials. / Bai, Huiyu; Li, Yufei; Wang, Wei; Chen, Guangliang; Rojas Gaona, Orlando; Dong, Weifu; Liu, Xiaoya.

In: Cellulose, Vol. 22, No. 6, 07.09.2015, p. 3877-3894.

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Bai, Huiyu ; Li, Yufei ; Wang, Wei ; Chen, Guangliang ; Rojas Gaona, Orlando ; Dong, Weifu ; Liu, Xiaoya. / Interpenetrated polymer networks in composites with poly(vinyl alcohol), micro- and nano-fibrillated cellulose (M/NFC) and polyHEMA to develop packaging materials. In: Cellulose. 2015 ; Vol. 22, No. 6. pp. 3877-3894.

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title = "Interpenetrated polymer networks in composites with poly(vinyl alcohol), micro- and nano-fibrillated cellulose (M/NFC) and polyHEMA to develop packaging materials",
abstract = "A novel method for the preparation of composites based on poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) and micro- and nano-fibrillated cellulose (M/NFC) is reported. The addition of crosslinking HEMA monomers and a photo-initiator enabled the formation of an interpenetrated polymer network that displayed enhanced interfacial adhesion and dispersion of (M/NFC) in the matrix. Photo-crosslinked PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA composite films produced by casting followed by UV polymerization of HEMA were characterized by using several approaches. These included Fourier transform infrared and UV–Vis spectroscopies, differential scanning calorimetry, X-ray diffractometry, thermogravimetric analysis and dynamic mechanical analysis. The thermo-mechanical and optical properties as well as water absorption and vapor barrier abilities of the developed photo-crosslinked PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA films were measured and the benefit of photo-crosslinking determined. The major degradation peak of photo-crosslinked PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA composites increased substantially compared to that of the PVA/(M/NFC) system (from ~300 to ~350 °C). The water vapor permeability of PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA composite films was reduced with HEMA loading (5.44 × 10−11, 5.10 × 10−11, 4.12 × 10−11, 4.31 × 10−11 g/m h Pa for 0, 5, 10 and 15 {\%} HEMA, respectively). Overall, a new and facile method for the synthesis of PVA/(M/NFC)-based composite networks interpenetrated with cross-linked poly(HEMA) is demonstrated, offering excellent prospects for packaging applications.",
keywords = "Composite films, Micro- and nano-fibrillated cellulose, Packaging, Photo-crosslinking, Poly(vinyl alcohol)",
author = "Huiyu Bai and Yufei Li and Wei Wang and Guangliang Chen and {Rojas Gaona}, Orlando and Weifu Dong and Xiaoya Liu",
year = "2015",
month = "9",
day = "7",
doi = "10.1007/s10570-015-0748-2",
language = "English",
volume = "22",
pages = "3877--3894",
journal = "Cellulose",
issn = "0969-0239",
number = "6",

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T1 - Interpenetrated polymer networks in composites with poly(vinyl alcohol), micro- and nano-fibrillated cellulose (M/NFC) and polyHEMA to develop packaging materials

AU - Bai, Huiyu

AU - Li, Yufei

AU - Wang, Wei

AU - Chen, Guangliang

AU - Rojas Gaona, Orlando

AU - Dong, Weifu

AU - Liu, Xiaoya

PY - 2015/9/7

Y1 - 2015/9/7

N2 - A novel method for the preparation of composites based on poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) and micro- and nano-fibrillated cellulose (M/NFC) is reported. The addition of crosslinking HEMA monomers and a photo-initiator enabled the formation of an interpenetrated polymer network that displayed enhanced interfacial adhesion and dispersion of (M/NFC) in the matrix. Photo-crosslinked PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA composite films produced by casting followed by UV polymerization of HEMA were characterized by using several approaches. These included Fourier transform infrared and UV–Vis spectroscopies, differential scanning calorimetry, X-ray diffractometry, thermogravimetric analysis and dynamic mechanical analysis. The thermo-mechanical and optical properties as well as water absorption and vapor barrier abilities of the developed photo-crosslinked PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA films were measured and the benefit of photo-crosslinking determined. The major degradation peak of photo-crosslinked PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA composites increased substantially compared to that of the PVA/(M/NFC) system (from ~300 to ~350 °C). The water vapor permeability of PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA composite films was reduced with HEMA loading (5.44 × 10−11, 5.10 × 10−11, 4.12 × 10−11, 4.31 × 10−11 g/m h Pa for 0, 5, 10 and 15 % HEMA, respectively). Overall, a new and facile method for the synthesis of PVA/(M/NFC)-based composite networks interpenetrated with cross-linked poly(HEMA) is demonstrated, offering excellent prospects for packaging applications.

AB - A novel method for the preparation of composites based on poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) and micro- and nano-fibrillated cellulose (M/NFC) is reported. The addition of crosslinking HEMA monomers and a photo-initiator enabled the formation of an interpenetrated polymer network that displayed enhanced interfacial adhesion and dispersion of (M/NFC) in the matrix. Photo-crosslinked PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA composite films produced by casting followed by UV polymerization of HEMA were characterized by using several approaches. These included Fourier transform infrared and UV–Vis spectroscopies, differential scanning calorimetry, X-ray diffractometry, thermogravimetric analysis and dynamic mechanical analysis. The thermo-mechanical and optical properties as well as water absorption and vapor barrier abilities of the developed photo-crosslinked PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA films were measured and the benefit of photo-crosslinking determined. The major degradation peak of photo-crosslinked PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA composites increased substantially compared to that of the PVA/(M/NFC) system (from ~300 to ~350 °C). The water vapor permeability of PVA/(M/NFC)/polyHEMA composite films was reduced with HEMA loading (5.44 × 10−11, 5.10 × 10−11, 4.12 × 10−11, 4.31 × 10−11 g/m h Pa for 0, 5, 10 and 15 % HEMA, respectively). Overall, a new and facile method for the synthesis of PVA/(M/NFC)-based composite networks interpenetrated with cross-linked poly(HEMA) is demonstrated, offering excellent prospects for packaging applications.

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KW - Micro- and nano-fibrillated cellulose

KW - Packaging

KW - Photo-crosslinking

KW - Poly(vinyl alcohol)

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DO - 10.1007/s10570-015-0748-2

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SP - 3877

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