Plastics, Rubber and Composites, Vol. 45, No. 5, 27 May 2016 is now available

The Polymer Society
21 Jul 2016

Plastics, Rubber and Composites, Vol. 45, No. 5, 27 May 2016 is now available online. Members can read for free via our journals page.


This new issue contains the following articles:


Influences of three different ethylene copolymers on the toughness and other properties of polylactide

Y. Meyva & C. Kaynak

Pages: 189-198

DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2016.1153821


Effect of particle morphology on viscoelastic and flexural properties of epoxy–alumina polymer nanocomposites

V. Hiremath & D. K. Shukla

Pages: 199-206

DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2016.1159778


Crystallisation behaviour of HDPE in PA6/EPDM-g-MA/HDPE ternary blend with different phase morphology

R. Dou, W. Wang, Y. Zhou, L. Gong, B. Yin, M.-B. Yang & B.-H. Xie

Pages: 207-215

DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2016.1165451


Evaluation of kinetics and transport mechanism of solvents through natural rubber composites containing organically modified gadolinium oxide

S. Sambhudevan, B. Shankar, S. Appukuttan & K. Joseph

Pages: 216-223

DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2016.1165904


Improving the electrical and electromagnetic shielding properties of conductive silicon rubber filled with Ni-coated carbon fibre by magnetic field

Z. Song, Z. Xia, J. Nie & Z. Tian

Pages: 224-228

DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2016.1166312


An investigation into the thermal transport properties of PP/EPDM/clay nanocomposites using a new combined experimental/numerical method

M. H. R. Ghoreishy, G. Naderi & M. Pahlavan

Pages: 229-237

DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2016.1172146