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Table 1 Mechanical data of aromatic–aliphatic polyamide/oligomer-MMT hybrid materials

From: Synthesis and Characterization of Aromatic–Aliphatic Polyamide Nanocomposite Films Incorporating a Thermally Stable Organoclay

Oligomer-MMT contents (%) Maximum stress (MPa) ± 0.10 Maximum strain ± 0.02 Initial modulus (MPa) ± 0.02 Toughness (MPa) ± 0.20 Tg(°C) ± 0.03 Water absorption at equilibrium (%)
0.0 18.86 0.164 386.64 2.629 72.34 16.1
2.0 25.18 0.097 686.36 2.006 15.5
4.0 27.58 0.090 803.02 1.986 74.57 14.8
6.0 32.12 0.073 1063.08 1.903 14.2
8.0 31.77 0.072 983.74 1.753 76.09 13.3
10.0 31.10 0.062 937.24 1.445 12.8
12.0 30.85 0.043 891.42 0.832 81.48 12.6
14.0 28.78 0.042 889.19 0.818 10.6
16.0 26.23 0.035 838.83 0.513 91.87 9.2
20.0 25.56 0.029 726.85 0.432 89.82 9.1