Table 1

Mechanical properties of nylon-6 and MWNTs/nylon-6 nanofibers
Samples Specific tensile strength (kgf cm/g) Specific modulus (kgf cm/g) Elongation at break (%)
Nylon-6 207.6 ± 41.7 219.1 ± 52.2 22.7 ± 4.9
F-MWNT (1 wt%)/nylon-6 389.1 ± 52.8 295.3 ± 40.2 24.7 ± 5.1
F-MWNT (2 wt%)/nylon-6 367.2 ± 65.6 312.5 ± 16.4 33.9 ± 14.9
P-MWNT (1 wt%)/nylon-6 359.2 ± 37.8 247.7 ± 43.7 22.5 ± 9.9
P-MWNT (2 wt%)/nylon-6 189.4 ± 41.2 118.8 ± 39.7 16.9 ± 1.8

Saeed et al.

Saeed et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 4:39-46   doi:10.1007/s11671-008-9199-0

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