High performance PI/PTFE layered films fabricated by EB irradiation

Akihiro Oshima, Hiroyuki Nagai, Fumihiro Muto, Takaharu Miura, Masakazu Washio

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    The fabrication of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and polyimide (PI) layered films has been demonstrated by high temperature soft electron beam (soft-EB) irradiation techniques. The PTFE dispersion has been coated by wire-bar coating equipment on PI thin film. The PI/PTFE layered films were irradiated by EB at 330°C±3°C in nitrogen gas atmosphere. Characterization of soft-EB irradiated PI/PTFE films have been performed by X-ray photoelectron spectroseopy (XPS), thermal analysis (DSC and TGA), and so on. According to XPS analysis on PTFE coated side, the atom ratio of F/C, H/C and N/C were 2.44, 0.04 and 0.06, respectively. Thus, it was found the fluorine coaled on PI surface, that is, PTFE molecule has been reacted with PI polymer chains by high temperature soft-EB irradiation. Moreover, the obtained hybrid films showed the good adhesive properties and lower crystallinity.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)123-127
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of Photopolymer Science and Technology
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2006



    • Crosslinking
    • Polyimide
    • Polytetrafluoroethylene
    • Soft electron beam

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Polymers and Plastics
    • Materials Chemistry

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