Table 1

Thermal conductivity of epoxy nanofluids and nanocomposites

Kliq

(W/mK)

Ksol

(W/mK)


Neat resin

0.150 ± 0.001

0.22 ± 0.07

0.2 wt.% MWNT

0.162 ± 0.004

-

0.4 wt.% MWNT

0.176 ± 0.009

-

0.6 wt.% MWNT

0.202 ± 0.004

0.29 ± 0.05

0.8 wt.% MWNT

0.220 ± 0.001

-

1 wt.% MWNT

0.250 ± 0.001

0.38 ± 0.07

0.6 wt.% f-MWNT

0.180 ± 0.001

-

0.6 wt.% SWNT

0.180 ± 0.001

-

1 wt.% FGS

0.150 ± 0.001

0.36 ± 0.04

1 wt.% Graphite

0.176 ± 0.005

-

1 wt.% GO

0.150 ± 0.001

-


Martin-Gallego et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:610   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-610

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