Subscribe Now Subscribe Today
Science Alert
 
FOLLOW US:     Facebook     Twitter
Blue
   
Curve Top
Journal of Applied Sciences
  Year: 2002 | Volume: 2 | Issue: 7 | Page No.: 710-712
DOI: 10.3923/jas.2002.710.712
 
Facebook Twitter Digg Reddit Linkedin StumbleUpon E-mail
The Flow Properties of Sago Starch/Chitosan Blends
S. Hamdan , M.Z. Abdul Rahman , D.M.A. Hashim and N. Ahmad

Abstract:
Blends consisting of a systematic compositional series of Sago Starch (SS) and chitosan (CS) were studied by using a Brookfield Digital Viscometer Model DV-II Version 2.0. The viscosity of pure SS, pure CS and SS/CS blends was measured over the temperature range 30-130 °C. Results on the SS/CS blends indicate that the viscosity decreases with temperature and SS content for a fixed speed. At lower SS content, the decrease of viscosity with temperature is more pronounced. This indicates that blends with higher CS content are more affected by temperature changes. Blend containing 50%CS was superior compared to other blends and this finding is consistent with earlier works on compatibility studies of polypropylene/sago starch blend using Dynamical Mechanical Thermal Analyzer (DMTA).
PDF References Citation Report Citation
How to cite this article:

S. Hamdan , M.Z. Abdul Rahman , D.M.A. Hashim and N. Ahmad , 2002. The Flow Properties of Sago Starch/Chitosan Blends. Journal of Applied Sciences, 2: 710-712.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2002.710.712

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2002.710.712

 
COMMENT ON THIS PAPER
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

       

       

Curve Bottom