Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

Polymer Nanocomposites Based on Nanosized Substituted Ferrites (NiZn)1−xMnxFe2O4 on the Surface of Carbon Nanotubes for Effective Interaction with High-Frequency EM Radiation
21/02/2024 - To create materials that interact effectively with electromagnetic (EM) radiation, new nanosized substituted ferrites (NiZn)1−xMnxFe2O4 (x = 0, 0.5, and 1) anchored on the surface of...
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...
A simple phenomenological model for recovery behaviors of amorphous thermoset?based shape memory polymers via a time?varying viscosity
20/02/2024 - Time?varying viscosity model and thermomechanical shape memory cycle.Shape memory polymers are a typical class of smart materials with wide potential applications. Mathematically modeling their...
Design and Development of Sustainable Polyurethane Foam: a Proof?of?Concept as Customizable Packaging for Cultural Heritage Applications
15/02/2024 - World cultural heritage is an invaluable resource and must be preserved. Conventional packaging materials, such as polystyrene?PS, polyurethane (PU) foams, paper?like tissue, and nylon fabric, are...
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,...
High?performance epoxy vitrimer composites based on double dynamic covalent bonds
16/02/2024 - Thermoset epoxy resin materials can be endowed with unique dynamic properties by introducing dynamic covalent bonds (DCB) into the cross?link network of the epoxy resin. However, it remains a...
Novel Conductive AgNP-Based Adhesive Based on Novel Poly (Ionic Liquid)-Based Waterborne Polyurethane Chloride Salts for E-Textiles
17/02/2024 - The emergence of novel e-textile materials that combine the inherent qualities of the textile substrate (lightweight, soft, breathable, durable, etc.) with the functionality of micro/nano-electronic...
Characterization of annealed?silane modified barley husk biosilica and garment waste cotton microfiber vinyl ester composite
14/02/2024 - Development of lightweight composite.This study investigates the effect of adding annealed?silane modified biosilica and waste cotton microfiber into the vinyl?based composite on load?bearing...
Thermal Stability and Flame Retardancy of Rigid Polyurethane Foam Composites Filled with Phase-Change Microcapsule
15/02/2024 - The flammability of rigid polyurethane foam (RPUF) limits its application. A new type of chitosan phase-change microcapsule (CS/PCM) was successfully prepared by the condensation method with chitosan...
The effect of graphene oxide on thermal, electrical, and mechanical properties of carbon/epoxy composites: Towards multifunctional composite material
13/02/2024 - Mulitfunctional composite material.The focus of this research work is to investigate the influence of graphene oxide (GO) on the mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of carbon...
Impact of filler and gelling catalyst/agent on properties of flexible polyurethane foam
14/02/2024 - Development of flexible PU foam.In this study, the physiomechanical properties of carboxymethylcellulose sodium salt (Na?CMC salt) filler?loaded foam and its impact on the wicking capacity of the...
Ring?opening (co)polymerization of cardanol glycidyl ether
12/02/2024 - The anionic ring?opening copolymerization of commercially available bio?based cardanol glycidyl ether (CGE) was investigated without any prior purification. As a first step, anionic?ring?opening...
Osme Bond: Geometric and Energetic Features in the Adducts between OsO4 and Lewis Bases
09/02/2024 - Adducts formed by OsO4 and Lewis bases, have already been rationalised as ??hole based adducts. The interaction involving Osmium as electrophilic site is named Osme Bond (Omb). Here, new adducts with...
Quantitative evaluation of asphalt blending characteristics in epoxy?modified hot recycled asphalt mixtures based on 3D confocal fluorescence technology
09/02/2024 - Kanjiro Miyata and co?workers develop poly(2?methoxyethyl vinyl ether) (PMOVE) as a new stealth polymer alternative to poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG). PMOVE forms a layer of intermediate water that...
Influence of the Type of Soft Segment on the Selected Properties of Polyurethane Materials for Biomedical Applications
09/02/2024 - This work presents the synthesis and characterization of new TPUs obtained by melt polyaddition using 1,1′-methanediylbis(4-isocyanatocyclohexane) (HMDI, Desmodur W®), a new...
Uranium Dissemination with Phosphate Fertilizers Globally: A Systematic Review with Focus on East Africa
09/02/2024 - Growing concern has been expressed about uranium (U) accumulation in agricultural soils caused by the long-term application of mineral fertilizers. More than 80% of naturally occurring U transfers...
(Co)polymerization Reactions with Participation of Cyclic Monomers Catalyzed by Double Metal Cyanide Catalysts
09/02/2024 - Abstract Double metal cyanide catalysts are unique heterogeneous catalysts having no alternative in the industrial polymerization of propylene oxide to produce poly(propylene...
Micro Scratch Behavior Study of Titanium Dioxide and Graphene Nanoplatelets Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites
09/02/2024 - Abstract Efficiency and maintenance reduction in polymer nanocomposites are critical objectives for engineers and scientists to have an optimized machine component design. A...
Preparation and Microwave Curing of Blended Phenolic Epoxy Fibers
09/02/2024 - Abstract Phenolic fibers are a new type of heat-resistant organic fiber material prepared through spinning. They are made of phenolic resin and are spun and cured to obtain...
An Experimental Study on the Sealing Mechanism of a Karst Pipeline by Dynamic Water Grouting
08/02/2024 - Aiming at the problem of water burst plugging in karst pipelines, in this paper, a new type of waterborne epoxy resin magnetic self-polymerization grouting material (WEMS) suitable for karst pipeline...
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...