Effects of nano-metal powders (aluminum and nickel) addition on the thermooxidative degradation of binder PEG in air atmosphere
from 20 to 350°C were studied by TG/DTA and in-situ FTIR. TG/DTA results showed that the addition of nano-Al slowed down the
degradation process of PEG in the early period but accelerated the process in the late period; the addition of nano-Ni made
the PEG degradation process begin as soon as melted. The in-situ FTIR results showed that nano-Ni promoted the thermooxidative
degradation of PEG in air, and made the degradation process of PEG complete much earlier.