Surface Modification of Polyamide via Grafted Chitosan-Based Responsive Hydrogels

P. Glampedaki, J. de Klein, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, D. Jocic

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    Abstract

    This study focuses on the surface modification of polyamide via chitosan-based hydrogels, which are responsive to pH and temperature changes. SEM and DSC were used for the hydrogels' characterization; Pore Volume Distribution measurements were realized for the polyamide samples' characterization. The hydrogels' response to temperature changes was determined spectrophotometrically and to pH changes gravimetrically. The polyamide samples' response to pH and temperature changes was determined gravimetrically and expressed as the samples' water uptake/loss or moisture regain/loss. The aim of this work was to develop stimuli-responsive polyamide which could serve for controlled substance release and increased wear comfort with a variety of applications in protection clothing and sportswear.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings AUTEX 2009 World Textile Conference
    Subtitle of host publication26-28 May, 2009 Izmir, Turkey
    EditorsH. H. Kadoglu, E. Perrin Akcakoca Kumbasar, P. Celik, C. Okan Arikan, A. Cay, G. Damci
    Place of PublicationIzmir, Turkey
    PublisherEge University
    Pages480-487
    ISBN (Print)978-975-483-787-2
    Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2009
    Event9th AUTEX World Textile Conference 2009 - Izmir, Turkey
    Duration: 26 May 200928 May 2009
    Conference number: 9

    Conference

    Conference9th AUTEX World Textile Conference 2009
    CountryTurkey
    CityIzmir
    Period26/05/0928/05/09

    Keywords

    • Polyamide
    • Chitosan
    • Responsive hydrogels

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    Glampedaki, P., de Klein, J., Warmoeskerken, M. M. C. G., & Jocic, D. (2009). Surface Modification of Polyamide via Grafted Chitosan-Based Responsive Hydrogels. In H. H. Kadoglu, E. Perrin Akcakoca Kumbasar, P. Celik, C. Okan Arikan, A. Cay, & G. Damci (Eds.), Proceedings AUTEX 2009 World Textile Conference: 26-28 May, 2009 Izmir, Turkey (pp. 480-487). Izmir, Turkey: Ege University.