Influence of Morphology Effects on Electrical Properties in XLPE
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2011

This study elucidates the influence of differences in crosslink structure and crosslink density on water tree growth, electrical tree growth, and electrical breakdown strength. One reference LDPE was compared with a LDPE containing a higher number of vinyl groups, introduced via the copolymerisation with a diene. Because of the chemical difference, the initially formed crosslink structure will be different for the materials. A range of various crosslink densities was considered for the two materials. It was found that along with a noticeable change in morphology after crosslinking, significant changes in particularly water tree growth, electrical tree growth, and electrical breakdown strength could be observed.

breakdown

water trees

crosslinked polyethylene

electrical trees

crystalline morphology

polyethylene blends

electrical breakdown strength

insulation

growth

insulation

tree initiation

strength

Författare

Susanne Nilsson

Chalmers, Kemi- och bioteknik, Teknisk ytkemi

Thomas Hjertberg

Chalmers

A. Smedberg

Chalmers

Björn Sonerud

Chalmers, Material- och tillverkningsteknik, Högspänningsteknik

Journal of Applied Polymer Science

0021-8995 (ISSN) 1097-4628 (eISSN)

Vol. 121 6 3483-3494

Ämneskategorier

Polymerkemi

DOI

10.1002/app.34006

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