Synthesis and characterization of HDA/NaMMT organoclay

Yurudu C., Isci S., Unlu C., Atici O., Ece O., Gungor N.

BULLETIN OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, cilt.28, sa.6, ss.623-628, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.623-628


In this study, the rheologic and colloidal characterizations of sodium montmorillonite (NaMMT) were examined. Hexadecylamine (CH3(CH2)(15)NH2, HDA) was added to the bentonite water dispersion (2%, w/w) in different concentrations in the range 5.6 x 10(-4)-9.4 x 10(-3) m mol/l. The rheological and electrokinetic behaviour of aqueous montmorillonite dispersions was investigated as a function of solid content and HDA concentration. The basal spacings of the HDA/NaMMT composites were studied by X-ray diffraction. The FTIR spectra were obtained from the modified bentonite products, which revealed the characteristic absorbances after treatment with HDA.