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Table 2 Comparison of latent heat of melting CA–MA–PA/xG with another component in literature

From: Effects of various types of graphite on the thermal conductivity and energy storage properties of ternary eutectic fatty acid-based composite as phase change material

PCM Material Melting temp (°C) Loading % Pure PCM latent heat (J/g) PCM composite latent heat (J/g) Effective ratio (%) References
CA EG 27.80 20 172.42 132.64 76.9 Sari et al. (2008)
PA EG 60.88 20 194.45 148.36 76.29 Sari and Karaipekli (2009)
LA–PA–SA EP 31.8 45 151.6 81.5 53.75 Zhang et al. (2014c)
LA–MA–PA/VMT EG 30.6 2 151.6 72.7 47.95 Zhang et al. (2015)
LA–MA–PA EG 30.94 5.3 145.3 135.9 93.53 Zhang et al. (2013)
LA–MA–SA EG 29.05 7.69 140.9 137.1 97.30 Liu et al. (2014)
Paraffin xGnP 50.8 5 128.8 131.5 102.57 Liu et al. (2014)
PA–SA CNT 53.59 8 179 165 92.17 Zhang et al. (2014b)
CA–MA–PA EG 18.61 7.69 135.6 128.2 94.54 Yuan et al. (2014b)
CA–MA–PA xG-F 17.5 5 148.7 143.7 96.63 Current study
  1. CNT carbon nanotube, EG expanded graphite, EP expanded perlite