Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

A hybrid reversible crosslinked polysiloxane elastomer with high toughness and recyclability
26/02/2024 - The preparation of polysiloxane elastomers with outstanding mechanical properties, self?healing capabilities, and high recyclability remains a formidable challenge despite their promising application...
Analysis of Mechanical Response of Epoxy Asphalt-Repaired Pavement in Pothole Interface on Steel Bridge Deck under Coupled Temperature-Dynamic Loading
23/02/2024 - The persistence of pothole maintenance represents an enduring challenge. Past studies have largely concentrated on the materials and techniques used for remediation, with a lack of attention given to...
Experimental and Numerical Analysis for Eccentricity Solution in Double-Layer Space Truss
26/02/2024 - This paper shows an extensive study on the Typical Connections used in Double-Layer Space Truss. For this structural system, the ends of the bars are flattened to connect the bars. However, the...
Design and Material Characterization of an Inflatable Vaginal Dilator
24/02/2024 - There are more than 13,000 new cases of cervical cancer each year in the United States and approximately 245,000 survivors. External beam radiation and brachytherapy are the front-line treatment...
Polyurethane?polyisocyanurate (PUR?PIR) foams based on castor oil modified with tire rubber waste: Statistical?based analysis
24/02/2024 - Development of PUP?PIR foams based on castor oil modified with tire rubber wasteThis study explores the utilization of bio?polyol, derived from castor oil modified with waste tire rubber (WTR), in...
Stretchable and Highly Sensitive Flexible Strain Sensor Based on a Three?Layer Core?Shell Structure of Polydopamine/Polypyrrole@Natural Rubber for Human Activity Monitoring
20/02/2024 - In recent years, flexible strain sensors with a wide detection range and high sensitivity have garnered significant attention for human health monitoring. However, fabricating strain sensors with a...
Enhanced adhesion of novel biomass?based biomimetic adhesives using polyaspartamide derivative with lignin
17/02/2024 - Acrylates copolymer/polyoxymethylene thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) were prepared by dynamic vulcanization (DV) to investigate the phase transition process and microscopic morphology development...
Technological Advances in Mechanical Recycling Innovations and Corresponding Impacts on the Circular Economy of Plastics
21/02/2024 - The impact of plastic pollution on the world and its inhabitants is yet to be fully measured. Significant quantities of microplastics and nanoplastics have been found in human organs, and many...
Recycled Waste as Polyurethane Additives or Fillers: Mini-Review
22/02/2024 - The intensive development of the polyurethanes industry and limited resources (also due to the current geopolitical situation) of the raw materials used so far force the search for new solutions to...
Developing a New Constitutive Model of High Damping Rubber by Combining GRU and Attention Mechanism
20/02/2024 - High damping rubber (HDR) bearings are extensively used in seismic design for bridges due to their remarkable energy dissipation capabilities, which is critical during earthquakes. A thorough...
High temperature and fire properties of sustainable syntactic foam reinforced by end?of?life tyre?derived rubber particles
15/02/2024 - The management of end?of?life tyres faces challenges due to insufficient recycling infrastructure and technologies, as well as limited markets for the materials recovered from them. To mitigate this,...
Performance of Full-Component Coal Gasification Fine Slag: High-Value Utilization as Reinforcing Material in Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (ESBR) for Replacing Carbon Black
15/02/2024 - Ultrafine, highly active coal gasification slag (HCGS) was produced via a sustainable, green dry-ball-milling method. Coal gasification fine slag (CGS), a potential environmental pollutant, was used...
Sustainability in Membrane Technology: Membrane Recycling and Fabrication Using Recycled Waste
- Membrane technology has shown a promising role in combating water scarcity, a globally faced challenge. However, the disposal of end-of-life membrane modules is problematic as the current practices...
Synergistic Self-Healing Enhancement in Multifunctional Silicone Elastomers and Their Application in Smart Materials
09/02/2024 - Organosilicon polymers (silicones) are of enduring interest both as an established branch of polymer chemistry and as a segment of commercial products. Their unique properties were exploited in a...
Mechanical Properties and Degradation Rate of Poly(sorbitol adipate-co-dioladipate) Copolymers Obtained with a Catalyst-Free Melt Polycondensation Method
11/02/2024 - A new family of polyester-based copolymers—poly(sorbitol adipate-co-ethylene glycol adipate) (PSAEG), poly(sorbitol adipate-co-1,4 butane diol adipate) (PSABD), and poly (sorbitol...
Rubber Compounds from Devulcanized Ground Tire Rubber: Recipe Formulation and Characterization
06/02/2024 - In this study, our focus was on developing and investigating rubber recipes that are suitable for devulcanized ground tire rubber (dGTR). Devulcanized rubber has a powdery or sticky uncured...
Monitoring of Rubber Belt Material Performance and Damage
05/02/2024 - Conveyors play a very important role in modern manufacturing processes, and one of the most popular types is the belt conveyor. The main elements of a conveyor include a conveyor belt, roller sets, a...
Recent Developments in Polyurea Research for Enhanced Impact Penetration Resistance and Blast Mitigation
05/02/2024 - Polyurea has gained significant attention in recent years as a functional polymer material, specifically regarding blast and impact protection. The molecular structure of polyurea is characterized by...
Electrical properties of elastomer?based composites reinforced with carbon nanotubes—A review
02/02/2024 - Even though carbon nanotubes offer an excellent solution for the design of strain sensors, their widespread commercial utilization has been hampered by the unavailability of design rules,...
High erosion resistance thermoplastic polyurethanes composites fabricated via intercalation reinforced interfacial interaction
22/01/2024 - Schematic diagram for the effect of the toughener ESR?6.AbstractTo enhance the fracture toughness of epoxy resin at low temperature, a secondary branched epoxy?terminated silicone resin (ESR?6) was...
Acrylate composite polyurethane binder for steel bridge deck pavements: Process optimization by response surface methodology and microanalysis
23/01/2024 - The effect of graphite content on the wear mechanism of EPDM?PAE.AbstractHansen solubility parameter theory and rheological laws were employed to investigate the microscopic cross?linked network...