The Mechanical Properties of Organic Modified Epoxy Resin

  • Georgel MIHU "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania
  • Claudia Veronica UNGUREANU "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania
  • Vasile BRIA "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania
  • Marina BUNEA "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania
  • Rodica CHIHAI (PEȚU) "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania
Keywords: mechanical properties, gluten, epoxy resin, gelatin


Epoxy resins have been presenting a lot of scientific and technical interests and organic modified epoxy resins have recently receiving a great deal of attention. For obtaining the composite materials with good mechanical proprieties, a large variety of organic modification agents were used. For this study gluten and gelatin had been used as modifying agents thinking that their dispersion inside the polymer could increase the polymer biocompatibility. Equal amounts of the proteins were milled together and the obtained compound was used to form 1 to 5% weight ratios organic agents modified epoxy materials. To highlight the effect of these proteins in epoxy matrix mechanical tests as three-point bending and compression were performed.

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MIHU G, UNGUREANU CV, BRIA V, BUNEA M, CHIHAI (PEȚU) R. The Mechanical Properties of Organic Modified Epoxy Resin. The Annals of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati. Fascicle IX, Metallurgy and Materials Science [Internet]. 15Sep.2020 [cited 21Sep.2021];43(3):10-4. Available from: