Dielectric properties of silicone rubber based composites with nano-sized fillers


Ajay James Thomas
Nandini Gupta


Room Temperature Vulcanized Silicone Rubber (RTVSR) is one of the forms of silicone rubber used in outdoor insulating systems, usually in order to improve the pollution performance of ceramic insulation. RTV silicones are used to withstand mechanical and thermal stress. Introduction of nanosized particles inside RTVSR alters the dielectric properties of the polymer. In this work, we study the change in dielectric properties of silicone rubber on introduction of nanofillers. The dielectric properties investigated include complex permittivity and space charge accumulation. The nanofillers incorporated are alumina and barium titanate at 1% concentration (by volume). The nanofillers are mixed mechanically and by ultrasonication to obtain well dispersed nanocomposites.>p/p


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James Thomas, A., & Gupta, N. (2017). Dielectric properties of silicone rubber based composites with nano-sized fillers. Power Research - A Journal of CPRI, 85–90. Retrieved from https://node6473.myfcloud.com/~geosocin/CPRI/index.php/pr/article/view/140


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