Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

Three-dimensional multi-scale membrane for efficient air filtration performances: preparation, optimization and characterization
24/02/2024 - Abstract Environmental pollution, especially air pollution, seriously endangers public health globally, air filtration materials become a research hotspot. Here, novel...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
A water?soluble Irgacure 2959?based diallylammonium salt system for antibacterial coatings
03/02/2024 - An intumescent flame retardant (IFR) system comprised of ammonium polyphosphate (APP), double pentaerythritol (DPER), and zinc borate (ZB) is constructed and optimized by Box–Behnken...
Aqueous phase synthesis of nanocellulose bound Cu2O crystals with tunable morphologies
03/02/2024 - Abstract Cuprous oxide (Cu2O) nano- and microstructures possess unique properties that may find a variety of applications. Environmentally benign synthesis of Cu2O with...
An experimental and numerical study on an innovative metastructure for 3D printed thermoplastic polyurethane with auxetic performance
02/02/2024 - Metamaterials are specifically designed materials that possess unique properties that cannot be found in naturally occurring substances. These remarkable materials have the capability to bring about...
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...
Full-Scale Experimental and Field Investigations into Expansion Mechanism of Foamed Polyurethane and its Lifting Behaviors for Repair and Maintenance of Railway Slab Track Systems
31/01/2024 - Excessive settlement of the subgrade seriously reduces the service quality of slab tracks and threatens trains’ running safety. While the utilization of foamed polyurethane is...
Exploring the Sensory Characteristics of the Soybean Spreads Enhanced with Vegetables and Spices
27/01/2024 - Transitioning to a plant-based diet presents a number of complex ethical, environmental, and health-related considerations. This trend is not only reshaping consumer diets, but also steering the food...
Preparation of Ceramic Fiber Threads with Enhanced Abrasion Resistance Performance
26/01/2024 - Ceramic fiber thread is one of the key components in flexible external thermal insulation blankets, and it has been applied in various fields as a flexible ceramic fibrous material with excellent...
Biomass-derived UV-curable polymer with self-healing, multi-stimulus-responsive shape memory, and fluorescence
24/01/2024 - Abstract The utilization of renewable biomass resources to develop multifunctional UV-curable coatings is crucial for sustainable development, environmental protection, and green...
Electron beam radiation constructed and improved bone repairing performance based on hierarchical thermoplastic polyurethane/graphene oxide/hydroxyapatite hot melt adhesive with high flow ductility
23/01/2024 - TPU/HAP/GO hot melt adhesive was prepared using radiation to enhance its bioactivity for bone tissue engineering.The aging population increased the demand for the development and utilization of bone...
Thermoplastic polyurethanes: synthesis, fabrication techniques, blends, composites, and applications
18/01/2024 - Abstract Thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) have attracted increasing attention from the scientific and industrial communities due to their rich chemistry and wide fabrication...
Ultrasound Nanobubble Coupling Agent for Effective Noninvasive Deep?Layer Drug Delivery
18/01/2024 - Ultrasound nanobubbles and aminated hyaluronic acid prepared by the double emulsification method are crosslinked with aldehyde?based hyaluronic acid via dynamic covalent bonds through the Schiff base...
Preparation of Bio-Based Polyurethane Coating from Citrullus colocynthis Seed Oil: Characterization and Corrosion Performance
11/01/2024 - In this study, a new epoxidized oil from Citrullus colocynthis seed oil (CCSO) was obtained for a potential application in the formulation of polyurethane coatings. Initially, the fatty acid...