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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...
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...
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...
Silicone Nanocomposites with Enhanced Thermal Resistance: A Short Review
25/04/2024 - Continuous technological progress places significant demands on the materials used in increasingly modern devices. An important parameter is often the long-term thermal resistance of the material....
The Influence of the Mechanical Compliance of a Substrate on the Morphology of Nanoporous Gold Thin Films
25/04/2024 - Nanoporous gold (np-Au) has found its use in applications ranging from catalysis to biosensing, where pore morphology plays a critical role in performance. While the morphology evolution of bulk...
High Consistency Silicone Rubber Foams
23/04/2024 - Silicone elastomers are high-performance plastics. In the extrusion process, only high-consistency silicone rubbers were used. In order to reduce the cost and weight, silicone rubbers can be foamed...
Extremely Weak Electro-Optic Kerr Effect in Methyl Silicone Oils
17/04/2024 - The electro-optical properties of methyl silicone oils with viscosities ranging from 10 to 10,000 cSt have been studied extensively to verify their suitability as immersion liquids. Immersion liquids...
Suitability and Trueness of the Removable Partial Denture Framework Fabricating by Polyether Ether Ketone with CAD-CAM Technology
17/04/2024 - The object of the study was to evaluate the suitability and trueness of the removable partial denture (RPD) framework fabricated by polyether ether ketone (PEEK) with the CAD-CAM technology in vitro....
Effect of Amino Silicone Oil-Phosphorylation Hybrid Modification on the Properties of Microcellulose Fibers
17/04/2024 - Microcellulose materials are increasingly considered multifunctional candidates for emerging energy applications. Microcellulose fibers (MCF) are a kind of bio-based reinforcement in composites, and...
OH End-Capped Silicone as an Effective Nucleating Agent for Polylactide—A Robotizing Method for Evaluating the Mechanical Characteristics of PLA/Silicone Blends
18/04/2024 - Current research on materials engineering focuses mainly on bio-based materials. One of the most frequently studied materials in this group is polylactide (PLA), which is a polymer derived from...
UVC Irradiation as a Surface Treatment of Polycarbonate to Generate Adhesion to Liquid Silicone Rubber in an Overmolding Process
18/04/2024 - This study investigates the adhesion properties of polycarbonate (PC) and liquid silicone rubbers (LSR) through surface activation using ultraviolet C (UVC) radiation. While self-adhesive LSRs adhere...
Preparation and characterization of halloysite nanotube?silica/silicone rubber composites: Effect of HNTs on mechanical and thermal properties
16/04/2024 - Preparation of HNTs?SiO2/SR and its properties.A series of halloysite nanotube?silica (HNTs?SiO2) nanocomposite fillers were prepared by in?situ assembly, and a reinforced SiO2/SR composite was...
Acoustic velocity and stability of tissue-mimicking echogenic materials for ultrasound training phantoms
09/04/2024 - Abstract Purpose. High-fidelity mannequins are increasingly used to train the medical staff on many medical procedures. Lately, a new challenge regarding echogenic...
Honeycomb networks of boron nitride/nanodiamond with interlocking interfaces enhance the application reliability of silicone rubber thermal conductivity composites
10/04/2024 - The boron nitride/nanodiamond honeycomb networks with interlocking interfaces maintain their high thermal conductivity even after experiencing significant compression and bending.The...
The Impact of Shelf-Life and Storage Conditions on the Accuracy and Performance of Additional Silicone Impression Materials: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
10/04/2024 - Background Recently, silicone-based impressions have been continuously adopted owing to their excellent elastomeric properties associated with accuracy and detail in reproducing...
3D?Printed Architectured Silicones with Autonomic Self?Healing and Creep?Resistant Behavior
04/04/2024 - Architectured silicones comprising vitrimer and conventional elastomers are developed to simultaneously achieve creep resistance and autonomic self?heal at room temperature. Self?healing capabilities...
Synergistic flame?retardant effects between silane coupling agents modified expanded graphite and Pt catalyst in silicone rubber composites
06/04/2024 - In this work, different kinds of silane coupling agents modified expanded graphite (MEG) fillers were successfully prepared and then incorporated into silicon rubber matrix to fabricate...
Regenerative Superhydrophobic Coatings for Enhanced Performance and Durability of High-Voltage Electrical Insulators in Cold Climates
02/04/2024 - Superhydrophobic coatings can be a suitable solution for protecting vulnerable electrical infrastructures in regions with severe meteorological conditions. Regenerative superhydrophobicity, the...
Linear Capacitive Pressure Sensor with Gradient Architecture through Laser Ablation on MWCNT/Ecoflex Film
02/04/2024 - The practical application of flexible pressure sensors, including electronic skins, wearable devices, human–machine interaction, etc., has attracted widespread attention. However, the...
Conventional Dental Impressions vs. Impressions Reinforced with Rigid Mouthguards
04/04/2024 - The impression materials utilized today in dental medicine offer a good reproducibility and are easily accepted by patients. However, because they are polymer-based, they have issues regarding their...