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Materials

Preparation and self?healing properties of epoxy vitrimer materials based on imine bonds
18/05/2024 - Shieding properties of iron/ natural rubber composites.AbstractA comparative study was conducted to investigate the gamma and neutron radiation shielding properties of composites made from iron metal...
“Cloth?to?Clothes?Like” Fabrication of Soft Actuators
09/05/2024 - Inspired by adaptive natural organisms and living matter, soft actuators appeal to a variety of innovative applications such as soft grippers, artificial muscles, wearable electronics, and biomedical...
Evaluation of the polycaprolactone hydrolytic degradation in acid solvent and its influence on the electrospinning process
02/05/2024 - This study presents a method for the rapid and efficient synthesis of high vinyl 1,2?polybutadiene liquid rubber using butadiene as the monomer and n?butyllithium as the initiator. By applying...
Knotted Artificial Muscles for Bio?Mimetic Actuation under Deepwater
01/05/2024 - A novel type of artificial muscles is proposed from intricately knotted liquid crystal elastomer fibers, capable of high stroke, and fast linear contractions. These muscles remain functional even...
Mechanical Behaviour, Contact Pose Estimation, and Finite Element Analysis of Vision Based Tactile Sensors Fabricated by Molding and Direct Ink Writing: A Comparative Study
28/04/2024 - This work pioneers the application of direct ink writing (DIW) to fabricate elastomeric additively manufactured vision based tactile sensor (VBTS). DIW cuts down the fabrication time by 76%, allowing...
Biphasic liquid metal composite for strain sensor with high stretchability and sensitivity
28/04/2024 - Strain measurement plays significant roles in the safety and stability of engineering activities. With the increasing demand for sensors and the large strain measurement in the field of engineering...
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...
Synergistic effects of silane?modified carbon black and nano?silica hybrid fillers on the performance of natural rubber compounds
27/04/2024 - A hydrogel with multiple responses to pressure, pH and light.AbstractMultiple factors stimulate human beings in their daily lives, but uniformly collecting these signals is challenging. This study...
Synthesis, investigation of temperature and salt resistant polyacrylamide microspheres used for deep sealing and profile control and function strengthening mechanism
27/04/2024 - Post?CO2 aging test changes in tensile strength and elongation at break Optical microscopic images of FFKM and FEPM before and after the sCO2 Cross?section images of 325 O?rings after rapid gas...
Improving fire safety of thermoplastic poly(ether ester) elastomer by black phosphorus nanosheets and aluminum diethylphosphinate system
27/04/2024 - ADP/BPs as a synergistic combination exhibited an excellent flame retardancy, and the TPEE/ADP?10/BPs?4 composite showed the best fire safety, confirmed by the results of its highest FPI and the...
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...
Carbon Black Functionalized with Serinol Pyrrole to Replace Silica in Elastomeric Composites
26/04/2024 - Elastomer composites for dynamic mechanical applications with a low dissipation of energy are of great importance in view of their application in tire compounds. In this work, furnace carbon black...
Mechanical Properties Comparison of Isotropic vs. Anisotropic Hybrid Magnetorheological Elastomer-Fluid
26/04/2024 - Magnetorheological (MR) materials are smart materials that can change their rheological characteristics when exposed to a magnetic field. Such rheological properties include viscosity and dynamic...
Facile Preparation of Lightweight Natural Rubber Nanocomposite Foams with High Wear Resistance
27/04/2024 - The light weight and excellent mechanical properties of rubber foam means that it is widely applied in the aerospace, automobile, and military industries. However, its poor wear resistance...
The Effect of Thermoplastic Elastomer and Fly Ash on the Properties of Polypropylene Composites with Long Glass Fibers
29/04/2024 - A cost-effective solution to the problems that the automotive industry is facing nowadays regarding regulations on emissions and fuel efficiency is to achieve weight reduction of automobile parts....
Investigation of anisotropic shrinkage in liquid silicone rubber injection molding: Process variables
25/04/2024 - LSR shrinkage anisotropy increased when flowing LSR started to cure near the mold cavity wall, causing shear alignment in the flow direction. The average degree of cure reaches transition point where...
Preparation, structure, and properties of biodegradable core?sheath composite fibers derived from poly (butylene adipate?co?terephthalate) and polylactic acid
23/04/2024 - Fluorescence of EBS?g?MA/CDs NanocompositesAbstractCarbon dots (CDs) are an interesting nanomaterial due to their tunable photoluminescence and other functional properties. Herein, by introducing...
Improving flame retardancy in BADGE epoxy via novel phosphorus?functionalized epoxy integration
24/04/2024 - The study explores the use of micro magnesium dihydrate (MDH) and nano aluminum nitride (nH?AlN) in developing silicone based co?filled composites for high voltage insulation applications. A...
Nitrogen-Doped Diamond-like Carbon Buffer Layer Enhances the Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Diamond-like Carbon Films Deposited on Nitrile Rubber Substrate
21/04/2024 - The poor adhesion between the DLC film and rubber restricts its application of seals. Introducing a suitable interlayer can bolster the adhesion of the coating or film. In this study, nitrogen-doped...
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...