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Effects of Natural Fiber Waste, Content, and Coupling Agent on the Physical and Mechanical Properties of Wood Species–Plastic Composites as Green Materials
29/02/2024 - The use of recycled or waste materials is environmentally beneficial. This study focuses on recycled plastic and wood waste which are produced as wood–plastic composites (WPCs). The effect of...
Studies on structural, dielectric and charge transport properties of PVA:LiBr solid polymer electrolyte films
26/02/2024 - This review focuses on the dielectric properties of fiber? and nanofiller?reinforced polymer composites and films, examining factors like weight ratio, chemical treatment, electric frequency, and...
Synthesis and characterization of polylactic acid?lecithin?starch bioplastic film
28/02/2024 - Hydroxyapatite (HAP) can be successfully used as a filler of natural rubber (NR) biocomposites.Using HAP considerably improves tensile strength and thermal stability of NR vulcanizates.HAP affects...
Insights into the tiger stripe phenomenon of polypropylene and its blend in injection molding with a rapid heat exchange mold
28/02/2024 - In this paper, pulverized coal is ball?milled and modified, and added into styrene?butadiene rubber together with modified carbon black. The effect of coal/carbon black hybrid filler on the...
Sustainable Application of Waste Sludges from the Wastewater Treatment Plant Generated during the Production of Heating Devices in the Construction Industry
27/02/2024 - This research presented, for the first time, the results of the successful application of the waste press sludges, WSLP (plant for lacquer and paint) and WSEP (powdery enamel plant), from a...
Preparation and Characterization of Quartz-Reinforced Hybrid Composites Based on Unsaturated Polyester Resin from Post-Consumer PET Recyclate
28/02/2024 - The paper presents the results of research on hybrid composites made of unsaturated polyester resin based on post-consumer recycled poly(ethylene terephthalate). The polymeric materials were...
Effect of Industrial Solid Waste as Fillers on the Rheology and Surface Free Energy of Asphalt Mastic
29/02/2024 - The continuous growth of industrial solid waste production has generated many environmental problems. We evaluated the potential of industrial solid waste as a substitute filler in asphalt mastic,...
In Situ Construction of Elastic Solid-State Polymer Electrolyte with Fast Ionic Transport for Dendrite-Free Solid-State Lithium Metal Batteries
27/02/2024 - Solid-state lithium metal batteries (LMBs) have been extensively investigated owing to their safer and higher energy density. In this work, we prepared a novel elastic solid-state polymer electrolyte...
Modulating Thermal Conductivity and Flame Retardancy of Polyolefin Composites via Distributed Structures of Magnesium Hydroxide and Hexagonal Boron Nitride
28/02/2024 - Thermally conductive and flame-retardant polyolefin composites are facing great challenges in meeting the increasing demands for fire safety and thermal management. Aiming at simultaneously enhancing...
Enhancement of dielectric properties of acrylic resin elastomer?based composites with SiO2 loaded carbon nanotubes
27/02/2024 - We developed a SiO2@CNT/ARE composite film with a dielectric constant of 282.5 at 100 Hz, a loss of 0.17 at a filler content of 3.22 vol. %.The inherent balance between dielectric constant and loss...
Impact of ambient and vacuum pressure on the physico mechanical properties of flexible polyurethane foam reinforced with CaCO3
28/02/2024 - This study investigates the effects of variable pressure conditions (550 and 1013?mbar) on the physico?mechanical and structural properties of flexible polyurethane foam, incorporating different...
Correlation between the activation energy of PLA respectively PLA/starch composites and mechanical properties with regard to differ accelerated aging conditions
22/02/2024 - Within this research semi?crystalline polylactide and composites with 50?wt.% native potato starch were compounded and injection molded. The material was mechanically characterized by tensile,...
Sustainable geopolymers from polyethylene terephthalate waste and industrial by-products: a comprehensive characterisation and performance predictions
26/02/2024 - Abstract Several researchers have recently worked to create sustainable building materials. One of the fundamental prerequisites for sustainable construction methods and...
Development of macroporous silicone rubber composites by internal emulsion templating for acoustic applications
26/02/2024 - Abstract This work reports synthesis of macroporous silicone rubber (MPSR) composites using room temperature vulcanizable liquid silicone rubber (LSR), comparatively...
Computational Optimization of Sandwich Silicone Rubber Composite for Improved Thermal Conductivity and Electrical Insulation
23/02/2024 - The efficient dissipation of heat has emerged as a crucial concern for modern electronic devices, given the continuous increase in their power density and consumption. Thus, the utilization of...
Accelerated Weathering Testing (AWT) and Bacterial Biodegradation Effects on Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) (PHBV)/Rapeseed Microfiber Biocomposites Properties
24/02/2024 - In the context of sustainable materials, this study explores the effects of accelerated weathering testing and bacterial biodegradation on poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) (PHBV)/rapeseed...
Design and Study of Novel Composites Based on EPDM Rubber Containing Bismuth (III) Oxide and Graphene Nanoplatelets for Gamma Radiation Shielding
26/02/2024 - The mechanical, thermal and gamma radiation attenuation properties of ethylene–propylene–diene monomer (EPDM)-based composites containing graphene nanoplatelets (GNs) and...
Castor oil?based polyurethane ternary composites with enhanced thermal conductivity and mechanical properties by using liquid metal as second filler
22/02/2024 - Preparation flowchart and performance of LM?ATH/PU composites.With the miniaturization, high frequency of electronic devices, and low?carbon and sustainable development, higher requirements are put...
Bio?marine shell powder?filled jute fabric/epoxy composites: Chemical, combustion, and mechanical properties
22/02/2024 - Preparation and combustion performance of jute fabric/epoxy composite filled with shell powder.Natural fiber/resin composites exhibit poor fiber–matrix compatibility and easy combustion. In this...
Tribological performance of WS2/PAI composite coating reinforced with carbon nanotubes?carbon fiber at high temperatures
23/02/2024 - Preparation process of CNTs?CF and high?temperature tribological performance of CNTs?CF modified WS2/PAI composite coating.The carbon nanotubes (CNTs) were chemically grafted onto carbon fibers (CFs)...