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Polyimide nanocomposites for high?temperature capacitive energy storage applications by incorporating functional graphene oxide nanosheets: Design, preparation, and mechanism
15/05/2024 - Fabrication process of EVD/CNT epoxy vitrimers by dynamic crosslinking.AbstractCarbon nanotubes (CNT) is an ideal candidate for reinforced epoxy vitrimer composites, however, achieving a desirable...
Performance of Recycled Polylactic Acid/Amorphous Polyhydroxyalkanoate Blends
28/04/2024 - Blends of polylactic acid (PLA) with amorphous polyhydroxyalkanoate (aPHA) are less brittle than neat PLA, thus enabling their use as biodegradable packaging. This work investigated the impact of...
Numerical Simulation of the Mixing and Salt Washing Effects of a Static Mixer in an Electric Desalination Process
27/04/2024 - Electric desalination units in the crude oil refining process are becoming increasingly important with the growing trend towards heavy and poor crude oils. The oil–water mixing effect...
Investigation of physical, thermal, mechanical and gas permeability properties of low?density polyethylene/ poly(4?methyl?1?pentene) blend films and their utilization for fresh?cut fruit and vegetable packaging applications
25/04/2024 - Relationship between packaging gas permeability and shelf life of fruish fruit and vegetables.In this study, low density polyethylene/poly(4?methyl?1?pentene) (LDPE/PMP) blend films were prepared by...
Depolymerization of PET Fibers from Textile Blends and Recovery of Terephthalic Acid
18/04/2024 - This study introduces an innovative recycling method for poly(ethylene terephthalate) or polyester fibers, involving the recovery of pure terephthalic acid from polyester elastane textile blends. The...
Method Development for the Prediction of Melt Quality in the Extrusion Process
25/04/2024 - Simulation models are used to design extruders in the polymer processing industry. This eliminates the need for prototypes and reduces development time for extruders and, in particular, extrusion...
Preparation and characterization of hybrid PLA biocomposites reinforced by wood and silane treated basalt fibers or compatibilized by maleic anhydride?grafted polypropylene (MAPP)
22/04/2024 - Silane and maleic anhydride compatibilization improves physical and mechanical properties of wood/basalt fibres hybrid polylactic acid biocomposites.In this study, basalt and/or beech wood fibers...
Effects of off?axis load direction on tensile properties of pultruded fiber?reinforced polymer bolted joints with multi?directional fiber lay?ups
23/04/2024 - Effects of off?axis load direction on tensile properties of pultruded fiber?reinforced polymer bolted joints with multi?directional fiber lay?ups.The limited joint performance of unidirectional (UD)...
Synthesis and characterization of barium titanate nanoplatelets/polyvinylidene fluoride nanocomposite for piezoelectric properties
23/04/2024 - Preparation of Barium titanate nanoplatelets/PVDF nanocomposites for piezoelectric properties.Barium titanate (BaTiO3) nanostructures with a tetragonal structure have unique mechanical and...
Numerical simulation of the blade coating processes using viscoelastic fluid with heat transfer analysis
20/04/2024 - Configuration of Blade coating process and pressure profile. The temperature distribution decreases with increasing the value of the material parameter ?2 for both plane and exponential coater. The...
Evaluation of Aggregate Distribution Heterogeneity in 3D Printed Concrete by Means of X-ray CT
17/04/2024 - The mechanical performance of a printed object in 3D concrete printing is influenced by the interfacial bonding strength between the deposited filaments. Hence, the physical properties of the layer...
Rheological and Functional Properties of Mechanically Recycled Post-Consumer Rigid Polyethylene Packaging Waste
17/04/2024 - The properties of recycled post-consumer rigid polyethylene packaging waste were studied, using sorted waste washed in the laboratory with water alone and with added detergent, and compared with...
Developing Eco-Friendly 3D-Printing Composite Filament: Utilizing Palm Midrib to Reinforce High-Density Polyethylene Matrix in Design Applications
18/04/2024 - Designers actively pursue the use of novel materials and concepts in furniture and interior design. By providing insights into their processing behavior and suitability for 3D-printing processes,...
FDM 3D Printing and Properties of PBAT/PLA Blends
18/04/2024 - Biodegradable polylactic acid (PLA) has been widely used in fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printing. In order to improve its comprehensive properties in 3D printing, in this study, 0-40% content...
Interfacial control and dispersion characteristics of polylactic acid fiber/pulp fiber composites
12/04/2024 - Processing of polylactic acid fibres/pulp fibres and the effect of pulp fibre concentration on molecular chains.To solve the problem of the dispersibility of pulp fiber in polylactic acid (PLA)/pulp...
Prednisolone Nanoprecipitation with Dean Instability Microfluidics Mixer
09/04/2024 - Dean flow and Dean instability play an important role in inertial microfluidics, with a wide application in mixing and sorting. However, most studies are limited to Dean flow in the microscale. This...
Biocomposite Based on Polylactic Acid and Rice Straw for Food Packaging Products
10/04/2024 - Plastic containers, commonly produced from non-biodegradable petroleum-based plastics such as polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), and polyethylene terephthalate (PET), raise significant...
Enhancement of spent coffee grounds as biofiller in biodegradable polymer composite for sustainable packaging
08/04/2024 - Sustainable packaging solution with spent coffee grounds microfiller.This study explores the utilization of Spent Coffee Grounds (SCG), a residual product of the coffee industry, as a microfiller...
Intensification of polyethylene devolatilization in twin?screw extruder with additives
06/04/2024 - Extrusion devolatilization mechanism diagram.Aiming at the problem of difficult to remove high?carbon ??olefin in polyethylene, the influences of operation conditions and devolatilization additives...
An assessment of the role of nanosilica in thermal/thermo?oxidative degradation mechanism of poly(lactic acid)/polybutylene adipate terephthalate blend nanocomposites
04/04/2024 - As a packaging materials candidate, based on a polylactic acid/ polybutylene adipate terephthalate (PLA/PBAT) blends (90/10 and 75/25 wt/wt) containing 1, 3, and 5 phr hydrophilic (HPL) and...
The Effect of Processing Conditions on the Microstructure of Homopolymer High-Density Polyethylene Blends: A Multivariate Approach
22/03/2024 - In this work, a multivariate approach was utilized for gaining some insights into the processing–structure–properties relationships in polyethylene-based blends. In...