Electrical and Mechanical Properties of Gamma-ray Irradiated LDPE/EVA Blends

${\gamma}$-선 조사에 따른 LDPE/EVA 블랜드의 전기적, 기계적 특성

  • Lee, Chung (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute) ;
  • Kim, Ki-Yup (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute) ;
  • Kim, Gyu-Baek (Department of Safety Engineering, Dongguk University) ;
  • Jung, Sang-Ho (Department of Safety Engineering, Dongguk University) ;
  • Ryu, Boo-Hyung (Department of Safety Engineering, Dongguk University)
  • Published : 2006.08.31

Abstract

The radiation effects on electrical and mechanical properties of LDPE/EVA blends with various vinyl acetate contents were investigated. Radiation degradation of LDPE/EVA blends were studied by using gelation, volume resistivity, permittivity, dissipation factor, elongation at break, and E-modulus. As vinyl acetate contents increased in LDPE/EVA blends, electrical insulation characteristics were deteriorated, but flexibility was improved. As irradiation doses increased, electrical insulation characteristics were improved, but flexibility was deteriorated.

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