User:Tamanika Tinsley/Notebook/Chem 581 Biomaterials Design Lab/2015/03/27

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March 27-


  • To cure epoxy samples onto wood for adhesive strength test
  • To carry out adhesive strength tests
  • Antibacterial tests on films made with JA-230 amine

Preparation of epoxy samples for adhesive strength test using PASCO

  • 3.00809 g of JA-400 amine
  • 5.60575 g of epoxy

Antibacterial Activity

  • Set up six agar plates to test three for the antibacterial activity of the epoxy film, and three for the Epoxy+TiO2 film
  • Place agar plates in the incubator for a few hours, and check periodically.
    • agar plates were placed in the incubator at 12:45pm
  • Final number of cultures was recorded at 5:45pm
    • TiO2-84, 114, 82
    • Epoxy-78, 120, 77