Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

A rare?earth?based nano?flame retardant with 2D MXene for improving fire safety and mechanical property of thermoplastic polyurethane composites
04/04/2024 - A kind of rare earth flame retardant, two?dimensional lamellar compounds (MXene) loading with cerium phosphate nanorod, MXene@CePO4 (CMX) was prepared by hydrothermal and electrostatic adsorption...
Study on mechanical, thermal and shape memory properties of polycarbonate/thermoplastic polyurethane blends
26/02/2024 - AbstractBiopolymers, serving as Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) agents, are posing challenges and opportunities within the oil industry, particularly in demanding operational conditions. The assessment...
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 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...
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...
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...
Production of a thermoplastic polyurethane/silver nanoparticles 3D filament with antiviral properties to combat SARS?CoV?2
05/12/2023 - Use of silver nanoparticles for protection surface.Antiviral agents present a propitious alternative to prevent pathogen transmission on various surfaces. In the present study, we successfully...
Robust multi?walled carbon nanotubes@thermoplastic polyurethane porous films with conductive fabrics for wearable triboelectric nanogenerators
16/10/2023 - Flexible triboelectric nanogenerators were proposed using thermoplastic polyurethane film with a porous structure and multi?walled carbon nanotubes was incorporated to enhance the output performance...
Correction to “Bisphenol?A free bio?based gallic acid amide epoxy thermosets”
07/10/2023 - The cover image by James Kim presents the synthesis of highly filled thermoplastic polyurethane with 80% engineered polysaccharide ??1,3?glucan. The new enzymatic polymerization technique allows for...
Influence of annealing?induced phase separation on the shape memory effect of graphene?based thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposites
03/10/2023 - The modern bioactive wound dressing of electrospinning.AbstractIn recent years, there has been a significant focus on bioactive dressings suitable for treating chronic and acute wounds....
Three-Dimensional Printing of Shape Memory Liquid Crystalline Thermoplastic Elastomeric Composites Using Fused Filament Fabrication
30/09/2023 - Liquid crystalline elastomers (LCEs) are stimuli-responsive materials utilised in shape memory applications. The processability of these materials via advanced manufacturing is being paid increasing...
4D printable shape memory polyurethane with quadruple hydrogen bonding assembly
08/09/2023 - Four?dimensional (4D) printing is an emerging technology for fabricating customizable tissue engineering implants. 4D printed implants with shape memory properties are expected to provide new...
Conceptual Design and Parametric Optimization of a New Multi?levelled Horsetail Structure for Bicycle Helmets
09/08/2023 - This study aims to explore the feasibility of using a structure inspired by the features of horsetail and human spine as the potential helmet liner, targeting at mitigation of acceleration?induced...
Additive Manufacturing of Thermoplastic Polyurethane-Cork Composites for Material Extrusion Technologies
03/08/2023 - Among the material extrusion technologies of additive manufacturing, fused granular fabrication is playing a bigger role in the industry. The increase in the size of printers demands extrusion...
Experimental analysis of the effect of natural fibers and SiC filler on the thermal behavior of green biocomposites
19/07/2023 - With the introduction of HDI?PU into IPDI?PU, hydrogen bonds between mixed hard domains were formed more easily, which made it possible to tailor the stability of hard domains in PU blends by...
Highly effective flame retarded TPU introduced by a new phosphorus-containing Schiff base derivative at low addition
19/07/2023 - Abstract Flame retardant thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer (TPU) applied in the field of wires and cables often need a large amount of flame retardant additive. To improve...
Investigation on the properties of chemically treated flexible parts fabricated through material extrusion based additive manufacturing technology
19/07/2023 - In the present research work, the post processing of Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) parts build through fused filament fabrication (FFF) process has been performed using chemical finishing method....
Integrating Exposure Assessment and Process Hazard Analysis: The Nano-Enabled 3D Printing Filament Extrusion Case
27/06/2023 - Nanoparticles are being used in novel applications of the thermoplastics industry, including automotive parts, the sports industry and leisure and consumer goods, which can be produced nowadays...
Passive?cooling mica?TiO2/thermoplastic polyurethane films with enhanced gas?barrier property
10/05/2023 - Proposed name of garaphical abstract: Graphical representation of the two?step preparation of bio?based polyols.AbstractCurrently, the plastics industry including polyurethanes is based on the use of...