A study on the modification of nano-barium sulfate using a grafting methodYue Liu, Yan Li, Guo-en Li
- General Chemistry
In this paper, the wet modification method is compared with the grafting method to modify nano-barium sulfate. The effects of the modification method, the modification time, the modifier dosage, the modification temperature, and other factors on the degree of activation of modified nano-barium sulfate are investigated to solve the nano-barium sulfate agglomeration problems and to make it a suitable process for industrial production. Thermogravimetric analysis, infrared spectroscopy, and scanning electron microscopy are used to characterize the morphology and encapsulation of modified nano-barium sulfate. The grafting method is used to modify nano-barium sulfate with a modification time of 120 min, a modifier dosage of 27%, and a modification temperature of 80 °C. From the experimental results, a hydrophobic nano-barium sulfate in powder form with 76.86% activation degree and 77.41% oil absorption value is obtained.