Study of dielectric properties of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) by the thermally stimulated current technique (TSC)



Abstract. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is one of the polymers used in a plasticized state in the cable insulation to medium and high voltage. The studied material is polyvinyl chloride (PVC 4000 M) from the Algerian national oil company. Industrial PVC 4000M is in the form of white powder. The aim of this paper is to study the effect of temperature by the method of thermally stimulated depolarization currents. Furthermore, it is inferred from this work that the phenomenon of physical aging can have important consequences on the properties of the polymer. It leads to a more compact rearrangement of the material and a reconstruction or reinforcement of structural connections.

Polymers, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Thermally Stimulated Depolarization Currents, Vogel Theory

Published online 12/10/2016, 4 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA
Citation: M. OUAZENE, ‘Study of dielectric properties of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) by the thermally stimulated current technique (TSC)’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 1, pp 199-202, 2016

The article was published as article 50 of the book Dielectric Materials and Applications

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