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Materials

Combined use of ecotoxicity tools and physicochemical analysis for evaluating potential toxicity of treated natural rubber processing effluents and receiving waters
10/06/2024 - Potential toxicity of treated effluents of selected natural rubber processing industries was evaluated by integrating physicochemical analysis with Daphnia magna and Poecilia reticulata bioassays...
A method to obtain probabilistic fatigue lives under varying strain peaks for rubber components with small samples
27/05/2024 - Uniaxial tension fatigue experiments are conducted on filled natural rubber (NR) specimens. According to the test data, typical probabilistic distributions under constant strain peak are...
Electrospun polyimide nanofiber?based separators containing carboxyl groups for lithium?ion batteries
23/05/2024 - The cure characteristic of every NR vulcanizate filled with single filler was a plateau, except for that filled with pyrolytic tire char at 70 phr and all co?filler samples, which showed the...
Revolutionizing Sustainable Fashion: Jute–Mycelium Vegan Leather Reinforced with Polyhydroxyalkanoate Biopolymer Crosslinking from Novel Bacteria
03/05/2024 - Vegan leather derived from mushroom mycelium is a revolutionary technology that addresses the issues raised by bovine and synthetic leather. Jute–mycelium?based vegan leather was constructed using...
Cure characteristics and mechanical properties of natural rubber vulcanizates filled with untreated pyrolytic tire char
23/05/2024 - Diffusion particles fabricated via in?situ combining PMMA microspheres and nanoparticles through electrostatic attraction display considerably different optical diffusion effects in prepared...
Thermo?Responsive Shape Memory Thermoplastic Elastomer Based on Natural Rubber and Ethylene Octene Copolymer Blends
30/10/2023 - The shape memory (SM) polymers with superior SM properties were successfully fabricated based on melt blending of natural rubber (NR) and ethylene octene copolymer (EOC) at various crystallinity of...
Enhancing gamma radiation shielding properties of iron metal and natural rubber composites
19/05/2024 - Efficient removal of potentially toxic elements using an unconventional starch?based composite hydrogel enhanced by activated charcoalAbstractThe efficient removal of potential toxic elements (PTEs)...
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...
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...
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...
Effect of Modified and Unmodified Oak Bark (Quercus Cortex) on the Cross-Linking Process and Mechanical, Anti-Aging, and Hydrophobic Properties of Biocomposites Produced from Natural Rubber (NR)
24/04/2024 - The study explores the novel use of oak bark (Quercus cortex) as a bio-filler in elastomeric composites, aligning with the global trend of plant-based biocomposites. Both modified and unmodified oak...
Molecularly imprinted hydrazidine?derived poly(acrylonitrile?co?divinylbenzene for enantio?recognition of S?fenoprofen
17/04/2024 - Development of co?electrospun membrane poly(L?co?D,L?lactic?acid) and natural rubber with potential application in dermal dressing.AbstractWound healing represents a global challenge for the...
The Effect of Internal Gas Pressure on the Compression Properties of Natural Rubber Foams
18/04/2024 - This study explores the effect of internal gas pressure (P) on closed-cell natural rubber (NR) foams. Three key factors are analyzed using a 3D model during uniaxial compression: (1) the initial gas...
Enhancing interface adhesion between waterjet?produced rubber powders and natural rubber by wet?mixing method
09/04/2024 - Utilizing the phase transition technique, chiral?selective CTA membranes are fabricated to enable enantioselective permeation of phenylglycine induced by a concentration gradient. Optimization of the...
Recent advancements in silica filled natural rubber composite: A green approach to achieve smart properties in tyre
08/04/2024 - Abstract The partial or total replacement of carbon black by silica fillers is initiated through various techniques for environment-friendly, smart, and fuel-efficient NR...
Efficacy of Intravaginal Lactic Acid Bacteria, Cell-Free Supernatant, or Enrofloxacin on Vaginitis and Fertility in Ewes Synchronized with Progesterone-Based Protocol
11/04/2024 - An intravaginal sponge impregnated with progesterone is commonly used for estrus induction and synchronization in ewes. Although using an intravaginal sponge containing progesterone positively...
Phase Separation Study on the Storage of Technically Specification Natural Rubber Modified Bitumen
10/04/2024 - Overloading and climate change are often problems in pavement structures. For this reason, hard asphalt binders have high softening points, are elastic, and have good adhesion, which is needed to...
Enhancement of Flexural Strength in Fiber–Cement Composites through Modification of Sisal Fiber with Natural Rubber Latex and Expanded Perlite
11/04/2024 - This study presents a novel approach in enhancing the flexural strength of sisal fiber cement composites by employing a dual coating technique with natural rubber latex and expanded perlite to the...
Comparative Investigation of Nano-Sized Silica and Micrometer-Sized Calcium Carbonate on Structure and Properties of Natural Rubber Composites
11/04/2024 - Fillers have been widely used in natural rubber (NR) products. They are introduced to serve as a strategy for modifying the final properties of NR vulcanizates. Silica and calcium carbonate (CaCO3)...
Characterization and removal mechanism of fluoroquinolone-bioremediation by fungus Cladosporium cladosporioides 11 isolated from aquacultural sediments
05/04/2024 - Antibiotics have been widely detected in aquatic environments, and fungal biotransformation receives considerable attention for antibiotic bioremediation. Here, a fungus designated Cladosporium...