Bioplastics

 

Bioplastics

Mechanical Properties of Sandwiched Construction with Composite and Hybrid Core Structure
19/01/2024 - In the field of lighter substitute materials, sandwich plate models of composite and hybrid foam cores are used in this study. Three core structures: composite core structure and then the core is...
Effect of Keratin Waste on Poly(??Caprolactone) Films: Structural Characterization, Thermal Properties, and Keratinocytes Viability and Proliferation Studies
02/05/2024 - Keratin extracted (KE) from chicken feathers was used for the production of composite films comprising poly(??caprolactone) (PCL) and keratin (PCL/KE films). The process involved the extraction of...
Revolutionizing Sustainable Fashion: Jute–Mycelium Vegan Leather Reinforced with Polyhydroxyalkanoate Biopolymer Crosslinking from Novel Bacteria
03/05/2024 - Vegan leather derived from mushroom mycelium is a revolutionary technology that addresses the issues raised by bovine and synthetic leather. Jute–mycelium?based vegan leather was constructed using...
The Properties of Tannery Waste Addition as a Filler Based on Two Types of Polymer Matrices: Poly(Butylene Adipate?Co?Terephthalate) (PBAT) and Poly(Butylene Succinate) (PBS)
26/05/2023 - Wet blue leather is a waste produced by the leather industry. It is a difficult waste product to dispose of, and if not disposed of properly, it will affect the environment and cause toxicity....
Manufacturing of Filament for 4D Printing through Polyether?Type TPU/PLA Blend
10/11/2023 - Reversible deformation structure fabricated by 4D printing can be applied in various fields, such as actuators, intelligent mechanisms, and soft robots. In this study, 4D filaments for use in fused...
Polylactic Acid?Based Film Modified with Nano?Ag?Graphene?TiO2: New Film versus Recycled Film
25/11/2023 - The increase in the polymer?based materials needs has induced along the waste accumulation, thus argued higher interest in recycling. The study aims to assess the structural, morphological,...
Isosorbide?Based Thermoplastic Polyurethane with Different Polyols and Soft/Hard Ratios
24/05/2023 - A series of isosorbide?based thermoplastic polyurethanes (ISB?TPUs) with different soft/hard ratios have been successfully step polymerized using individual two types of polycaprolactone diol (PCL)...
Biodegradable polyhydroxybutyrate microfiber membranes decorated with photoactive Ag?TiO2 nanoparticles for enhanced antibacterial and anti?biofouling activities
20/05/2024 - Innovative photocurable resins based on novel urethane macromonomers, a monofunctional acrylate, and a triblock copolymer, are evaluated for the preparation of fracture tough denture base materials....
Development and characterization of groundnut shell?derived biocarbon?reinforced polylactic acid composite filaments for FDM
17/05/2024 - Waste banana pseudostem was used to prepare BCNA?DcoM, which exhibits pH?responsive switchable wettability with a response time of 3?s and three?dimensional porous structure. It shows 98% separation...
The synergy of the matrix modification and fiber geometry to enhance the thermo?mechanical properties of basalt fiber?polypropylene composites for automotive applications
17/05/2024 - Biobased polymernanocomposite Filament for FDM.AbstractBiochar, a carbon?rich biomass material has emerged as promising reinforcement and offers versatile applications and potential benefits in...
Bioabsorbable composite laminates of PLA reinforced with surface?modified Mg wires for orthopedic implant applications
14/05/2024 - Unidirectional and multidirectional laminates of Mg wire?reinforced PLA?matrix composites were manufactured by an improved compression molding strategy that allows excellent control on the position...
Properties of biopolymer blends based on Rugulopteryx okamurae and hydrophobic polycaprolactone (PCL) and hydrophilic acylated soy protein isolated (SPIa)
15/05/2024 - The present study explored the utilization of Rugulopteryx okamurae (RO), an invasive brown seaweed, as a renewable raw material for plastic materials based on biopolymer blends. The goal of this...
Effect of nozzle diameter and raster orientation on tensile and fracture behavior of FDM?PLA specimens under mixed?mode I/II loading
13/05/2024 - Fused deposition modeling (FDM) is a material extrusion technique that works by extruding molten filament on a heated platform. In this method, several manufacturing parameters are engaged which...
Characterization of curing status of commercial tire compounds with vein graphite powder and its particle sizes—Experimental and computational study
10/05/2024 - By incorporating Rhamnus prinoides leaf extract to a PCL polymer solution, a nanofibrous structure resembling skin extracellular matrix (ECM) is produced through electrospinning, resulting in a...
Dimensional and Structural Instability of Electrospun Polylactic Acid Membranes in Liquid Environments: Role of Water, Ethanol, and Temperature
04/05/2024 - Electrospun nanofibres of polylactic acid (PLA) are suggested for a variety of uses, including scaffolds for tissue engineering, components of drug delivery devices, sustainable packaging...
Optimizing the fatigue?resistant actuation performance of gel?based bionic artificial muscles (GBAMs): A comparative study on crosslinking agents
07/05/2024 - The printable PLA nanocomposite filaments filled with modified attapulgite nanorods were prepared by melting compounding and printed via a commercial fused deposition modeling three?dimensional...
Algae infused enhancement of PBAT stiffness: Investigating the influence of algae content on mechanical and thermal properties
09/05/2024 - Piperazine pyrophosphate and aluminum diethylphosphinate exhibit synergistic flame retardant effects when combined with ??cyclodextrin. The formation of P?N?C and P?C?N type flame retardants and the...
Short?Wave Infrared Colloidal QD Photodetector with Nanosecond Response Times Enabled by Ultrathin Absorber Layers
03/05/2024 - The record 4 ns response time in colloidal quantum dot photodiodes (QDPDs) that operate at short?wavelength infrared (SWIR) wavelengths is reported, the first result reaching the requirement of SWIR...
Evaluation of the polycaprolactone hydrolytic degradation in acid solvent and its influence on the electrospinning process
02/05/2024 - This study presents a method for the rapid and efficient synthesis of high vinyl 1,2?polybutadiene liquid rubber using butadiene as the monomer and n?butyllithium as the initiator. By applying...
Nanoarchitectonics and electrocatalytic properties of platinum nanoparticles in weak polyelectrolytes?based multilayer thin films
02/05/2024 - Core?sheath acid?soluble collagen and poly(lactic acid) scaffold as a wound dressing.AbstractThe core–sheath bi?polymeric scaffold has been proven as an encouraging material based on the...
Synthesis of PEGylated amphiphilic block copolymers with pendant linoleic moieties by combining ring?opening polymerization and click chemistry
29/04/2024 - This study focused on synthesizing and characterizing PEGylated amphiphilic block copolymers with pendant linoleic acid (Lin) moieties as an alternative to enhance their potential in drug delivery...