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Title: Continuum modelling for adhesion between paint surfaces
Authors: Pakhapoom Sarapat
Ngamta Thamwattana
Duangkamon Baowan
Mahidol University
University of Wollongong
South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
Keywords: Chemical Engineering;Materials Science
Issue Date: 1-Oct-2016
Citation: International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives. Vol.70, (2016), 234-238
Abstract: © 2016 Elsevier Ltd A mathematical model is proposed to describe the interaction between graphite, polyester and silica solid substrates whose surfaces are functionalized by hydroxyl group, carboxyl group and fluorine atoms. Assuming a relaxed form of these solid substrates, they are modelled as rectangular boxes, while the functional groups are modelled as boundary surfaces. Using the 6–12 Lennard–Jones potential together with a continuum approximation, the total van der Waals interaction energy is obtained as a function of the interfacial separation distance between two surfaces of the solid substrates. Here, the adhesion energy is the minimum energy calculated at the equilibrium separation distance. Our results reveal that among the substrates studied, graphite has the potential to be used as a base material in paints because of its strong adhesion when it is paired with either polyester or silica surfaces.
ISSN: 01437496
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2016-2017

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