Thermal and Electrical properties of (PVA _ CuCl) composite


  • zainab falih nazzal College of Science, Al-Karkh University of Science
  • Samah M. Hussen Department of Applied Science, University of Technology
  • Ali J. Mohammed College of Science, Al-Karkh University of Science



insulation, electrophoresis, copper chloride, PVA, durability of electrical insulation.


In this study, the properties of thermal and dielectric Constant and electrophoresis of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) membranes with different concentrations (0, 3, 5, 7 and 10 wt%) of CuCl powder were investigated. A mixture was prepared using ultrasound technique for the distribution and homogeneity of the powder in the comparator polymer. The thermal conductivity (k / w / m.c) of the casting membrane was examined. The thermal conductivity of this polymeric system was increased by increasing the concentration of copper chloride. At 5% concentration, high thermal conductivity was observed, followed by a decrease in the values that followed. The electrical insulation and the electric permittivity were measured as a function of the percentage of the material. The results showed a gradual improvement in the durability of the electrical insulation by increasing the copper chloride material.


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zainab falih nazzal, S. M. Hussen, and A. J. Mohammed, “Thermal and Electrical properties of (PVA _ CuCl) composite”, Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 216–220, Aug. 2019, doi: 10.23851/mjs.v30i1.546.

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