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Advanced materials

Soft Pumps: Catalysts for Advancing Fluid?Driven Soft Robots
14/06/2024 - Soft pumps are crucial components in enabling untethered and wearable soft robots. This article offers a concise perspective on the latest advancements in soft pump technologies, highlighting...
Engineering superhydrophobicity: a survey of coating techniques for silicone-based oil–water separation membranes
13/06/2024 - Oil spills in the ocean and the release of contaminated wastewater from industries cause significant harm to the ecosystem and water sources. To tackle this environmental problem, oil–water...
Improving microinjection processability of biodegradable elastomer poly(l?lactide?co???caprolactone) by blending with polycaprolactone and plasticizing with polyethylene glycol
07/06/2024 - To improve the flexibility, processability, and decomposability of isosorbide (ISB) based polycarbonate, ethoxylated isosorbide (EI5) was used as a comonomer in the synthesis process. Structures and...
Effects of Filled Nano?Al2O3 and Its Contents on Friction and Wear Properties of Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber
06/06/2024 - A new hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber (HNBR) material filled with silane?modified nano?Al2O3 is developed in this work. Influence of the nano?Al2O3 and its contents on friction and wear...
Carbonated castor oil as a bioplasticiser and toughening agent for bisphenol a based epoxy
01/06/2024 - In this work, multilayer composite films with pleated composite microcracked structures were prepared from CMC@AgNWs?SWCNTs conductive stockpile and XSBR latex by casting method. With...
Modification of Tyre Rubber Crumb with Wastes of Plant Oil Production
04/03/2023 - Recovery of fat?and?oil production wastes will reduce the technogenic impact on the environment, as well as involve them in a new production cycle as a secondary material resource. As part of solving...
Enhancing gamma radiation shielding properties of iron metal and natural rubber composites
19/05/2024 - Efficient removal of potentially toxic elements using an unconventional starch?based composite hydrogel enhanced by activated charcoalAbstractThe efficient removal of potential toxic elements (PTEs)...
Sustainable strategies towards better utilization of synthetic polymers
26/04/2024 - The abstract provides an overview of a study focused on analyzing diverse strategies to achieve sustainable utilization of synthetic polymers through effective waste management. The escalating global...
Vibration Isolation Performance of a Constrained Damping Base for a High-Pressure Plunger Pump
28/04/2024 - Based on the effect of damped shear deformation on energy dissipation, a new constrained damping base for a polymer injection platform deck is proposed to reduce the excessive vibrations caused when...
Laboratory Evaluation of Storage Stability for Asphalt Binder Modified with Crumb Rubber and Styrene–Isoprene–Styrene Depending on Evaluation Factors and Blending Condition
29/04/2024 - Modified asphalt binders are still considered important in asphalt pavement. However, the comprehensive use of various modifiers is limited due to storage stability issues. Moreover, there is a...
Porous Silicone Rubber Composite Supported 1,4-Diphenylethynyl Benzene for Hydrogen Absorption with Pd/C Catalyst
22/04/2024 - Hydrogen is a dangerous gas as it reacts very easily with oxygen and may explode; therefore, the accumulation of hydrogen in confined spaces is a safety hazard. Composites consisting of unsaturated...
Effect of Modified and Unmodified Oak Bark (Quercus Cortex) on the Cross-Linking Process and Mechanical, Anti-Aging, and Hydrophobic Properties of Biocomposites Produced from Natural Rubber (NR)
24/04/2024 - The study explores the novel use of oak bark (Quercus cortex) as a bio-filler in elastomeric composites, aligning with the global trend of plant-based biocomposites. Both modified and unmodified oak...
Silicone Nanocomposites with Enhanced Thermal Resistance: A Short Review
25/04/2024 - Continuous technological progress places significant demands on the materials used in increasingly modern devices. An important parameter is often the long-term thermal resistance of the material....
Vacuum Thermoforming of Optically Switchable Liquid Crystalline Elastomer Spherical Actuators
16/04/2024 - Liquid crystal elastomer (LCE) actuators are generally limited in shape, size, and quantity by the need for aligning via stretching and fixing via photopolymerizing. We present a thermoplastic LCE...
Molecularly imprinted hydrazidine?derived poly(acrylonitrile?co?divinylbenzene for enantio?recognition of S?fenoprofen
17/04/2024 - Development of co?electrospun membrane poly(L?co?D,L?lactic?acid) and natural rubber with potential application in dermal dressing.AbstractWound healing represents a global challenge for the...
Meteorological Impacts on Rubber Tree Powdery Mildew and Projections of Its Future Spatiotemporal Pattern
16/04/2024 - Meteorological conditions play a crucial role in driving outbreaks of rubber tree powdery mildew (RTPM). As the climate warms and techniques improve, rubber cultivation is expanding to higher...
OH End-Capped Silicone as an Effective Nucleating Agent for Polylactide—A Robotizing Method for Evaluating the Mechanical Characteristics of PLA/Silicone Blends
18/04/2024 - Current research on materials engineering focuses mainly on bio-based materials. One of the most frequently studied materials in this group is polylactide (PLA), which is a polymer derived from...
Preparation and characterization of halloysite nanotube?silica/silicone rubber composites: Effect of HNTs on mechanical and thermal properties
16/04/2024 - Preparation of HNTs?SiO2/SR and its properties.A series of halloysite nanotube?silica (HNTs?SiO2) nanocomposite fillers were prepared by in?situ assembly, and a reinforced SiO2/SR composite was...
Advancing Sustainable Construction Materials: Wood, Rubber, and Cenospheres Geopolymer Masonry Units Development
15/04/2024 - As the environmental impact of modern society continues to escalate, the construction industry actively pursues environmentally friendly materials to revolutionize its practices. Recycling,...
Evaluation of composites based on virgin rubber/devulcanized rubber reinforced with chemically and radiation activated polyurethane scrap for possible applications
13/04/2024 - Utilization of virgin rubber/devulcanized rubber composite reinforced with activated polyurethane scrap for flexible tiles application.Reusing industrial waste is one of the new tactics being used to...