Thursday, April 26, 2012

US Patent 8163831 - Thermosets containing CNTs by extrusion

This patent from Hyperion Catalysis includes some basic claims for the dispersion of carbon nanotubes into thermoplastics via extrusion. Claim 1 reads:

1. A method of preparing a thermoset precursor comprising:

providing a thermoset precursor having a viscosity greater than 15 poise; and

extruding carbon nanotubes with said thermoset precursor.