Effect of Electron Radiations on the Physical Properties of Laminated Particle Boards


  • Majid Hesami
  • Arun Gupta Associate Professor, Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
  • Jaafar Bin Abdullah
  • Mahrokh Avazpour


Melamine-Formaldehyde, Urea-Formaldehyde, Lamination, Coating


In the present work, the particleboards laminated with melamine formaldehyde and Polymer Faced Chipboard(PFC) paper were radiated with different dosages of electron radiations and its impact on the polymerization  and other chemical properties were analyzed using characterization techniques such as TGA, DSC and XRD. It was observed that the amount of radiations have effect on the physical and thermal properties of the lamination. The knowledge from the present work will be used to develop new kind of coatings using melamine formaldehyde and PFC polymer and later on radiate it with the electron radiations to improve its thermal and mechanical properties.


Author Biography

Jaafar Bin Abdullah

Associate Professor

Director Centre for Biocomposites and Innovative Materials

FKKSA,  University Malaysia Pahang, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia, 26300


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How to Cite

Hesami, M., Gupta, A., Abdullah, J. B., & Avazpour, M. (2015). Effect of Electron Radiations on the Physical Properties of Laminated Particle Boards. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 3(2). Retrieved from https://ajouronline.com/index.php/AJAS/article/view/2517