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metadata.artigo.dc.title: Comparison of polymers and ceramics in new and discarded electrical insulators: reuse and recycling possibilities
metadata.artigo.dc.creator: Mantovani, Vanessa Alves
Franco, Camila Silva
Mancini, Sandro Donnini
Haseagawa, Haroldo L.
Gianelli, Bruno Fernando
Batista, Vladimir Xavier
Rodrigues, Luciane Lopes
metadata.artigo.dc.subject: Electricity network distribution - Wastes
Characterization ceramics
Polymers
Waste - Recycling
Waste - Reuse
Distribuição da rede elétrica - Resíduos
Caracterização cerâmica
Polímeros
Resíduos - Reciclagem
Resíduos - Reuso
metadata.artigo.dc.publisher: Rede Latino-Americana de Materiais
metadata.artigo.dc.date.issued: 2013
metadata.artigo.dc.identifier.citation: MANTOVANI, V. A. et al. Comparison of polymers and ceramics in new and discarded electrical insulators: reuse and recycling possibilities. Matéria, Rio de Janeiro, v. 18, n. 4, p. 1549-1562, 2013.
metadata.artigo.dc.description.abstract: The expansion and maintenance of electricity distribution networks generates large amounts of waste, much of it in the form of discarded insulators that are not reused or recycled. This paper describes the results of tests on used and new ceramic and polymeric insulators to verify if their exposure to weathering justifies their replacement. In new and used ceramic insulators, properties such as contact angle, relative density, porosimetry, dilatometry and X-ray diffraction patterns showed no differences or the differences that were found could not be related to their use. The discarded ceramic material showed high thermal stability, an interesting characteristic for application as chamotte. It can also be reused to replace gravel used in substations. In polymeric insulators, thermogravimetry, differential scanning calorimetry and relative density test results suggest degradation of used material compared to new. This would justify their replacement and discard as waste, but they show little recycling potential.
metadata.artigo.dc.identifier.uri: http://repositorio.ufla.br/jspui/handle/1/13184
metadata.artigo.dc.language: en_US
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