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Materials

Innovative Materials Based on Epoxy Resin for Use as Seat Elements in Bulk Transport
16/04/2024 - The subject of this research is the development of epoxy composites with a defined service life for the purpose of seat elements in rail vehicles, which will be more environmentally friendly. The...
Evaluation of the Viability of 3D Printing in Recycling Polymers
16/04/2024 - The increased use of plastics in industrial and agricultural applications has led to high levels of pollution worldwide and is a significant challenge. To address this plastic pollution, conventional...
Thermally-Activated Shape Memory Behavior of Biodegradable Blends Based on Plasticized PLA and Thermoplastic Starch
16/04/2024 - Biodegradable blends based on plasticized poly(lactic acid) PLA and thermoplastic starch (TPS) have been obtained. The influence of the PLA plasticizer as a compatibility agent has been studied by...
Tailoring the Mass Density of 3D Printing Materials for Accurate X-ray Imaging Simulation by Controlled Underfilling for Radiographic Phantoms
16/04/2024 - Additive manufacturing and 3D printing allow for the design and rapid production of radiographic phantoms for X-ray imaging, including CT. These are used for numerous purposes, such as patient...
Change in the Low-Cycle Performance on the 3D-Printed Materials ABS, ASA, HIPS, and PLA Exposed to Mineral Oil
17/04/2024 - Three-dimensionally printed parts are increasingly used in industry for quick repairs. They are often operated in the presence of grease, oil, and others. This article describes the effect of engine...
Νovel Polylactic Acid/Tetraethyl Citrate Self-Healable Active Packaging Films Applied to Pork Fillets’ Shelf-Life Extension
17/04/2024 - Nowadays, increased food safety and decreased food waste are two of the major global interests. Self-healable active packaging materials are an attractive option to achieve such targets. This...
Improved Recovery of Complete Spinal Cord Transection by a Plasma-Modified Fibrillar Scaffold
18/04/2024 - Complete spinal cord injury causes an irreversible disruption in the central nervous system, leading to motor, sensory, and autonomic function loss, and a secondary injury that constitutes a physical...
Influence of Manufacturing Process on the Conductivity of Material Extrusion Components: A Comparison between Filament- and Granule-Based Processes
18/04/2024 - The additive manufacturing of components using material extrusion (MEX) enables the integration of several materials into one component, including functional structures such as electrically...
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...
FDM 3D Printing and Properties of PBAT/PLA Blends
18/04/2024 - Biodegradable polylactic acid (PLA) has been widely used in fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D printing. In order to improve its comprehensive properties in 3D printing, in this study, 0-40% content...
Static and dynamic mechanical characterization and thermal analysis for multi?ply structure of woven nettle (Girardinia diversifolia) reinforced poly(lactic acid) biocomposites
15/04/2024 - Analysis for multi?ply structure of woven nettle reinforced PLA biocomposites.Poly(lactic acid) fiberwebs and multi?ply assemblies of nettle woven reinforcement are used to develop a series of...
Preparation of efficient and eco?friendly solid polymer electrolyte based on anionic polyurethane dispersion, polyethylene oxide, and halloysite nanotube
17/04/2024 - Providing a new pathway for conducting lithium ions in the composition electrolyte by Halloysite nanotube for high?voltage lithium metal batteries.With the ever?increasing need for energy storage...
Study on Preparation and Properties of CA/PLA Nonwoven Filter Materials Optimized by Response Surface Methodology
15/04/2024 - In order to increase the product diversity and wide application of cellulose acetate fiber in the field of nonwoven filtration, combined with the rapid development of green fiber, the response...
Molecular dynamics simulations of the solubility of chitosan grafted polyacrylamide and its adsorption mechanism with kaolinite: Impact of length and distribution of branched?chain
12/04/2024 - Manufacturing process and microstructure/properties of biochar?reinforced polybutylene succinate.AbstractSustainability has become increasingly important as environmental issues continue to rise....
Gold Nanoparticles in Porous Silicon Nanotubes for Glucose Detection
15/04/2024 - Silicon nanotubes (Si NTs) have a unique structure among the silicon nanostructure family, which is useful for diverse applications ranging from therapeutics to lithium storage/recycling. Their...
Preparation and Characterization of a Hypoglycemic Complex of Gallic Acid–Antarctic Krill Polypeptide Based on Polylactic Acid–Hydroxyacetic Acid (PLGA) and High-Pressure Microjet Microencapsulation
12/04/2024 - Gallic acid–Antarctic krill peptides (GA-AKP) nanocapsules (GA-AKP-Ns) were prepared using a dual delivery system with complex emulsion as the technical method, a high-pressure microjet...
Polyhydroxyalkanoate Production from Eucalyptus Bark’s Enzymatic Hydrolysate
12/04/2024 - In recent years, polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) have gained notoriety because of their desirable properties that include proven biodegradability, biocompatibility, and thermal stability, which make...
Physicochemical Characterization and In Vitro Activity of Poly(ε-Caprolactone)/Mycophenolic Acid Amorphous Solid Dispersions
13/04/2024 - The obtention of amorphous solid dispersions (ASDs) of mycophenolic acid (MPA) in poly(ε-caprolactone) (PCL) is reported in this paper. An improvement in the bioavailability of the...
Strongly Interacting Photons in 2D Waveguide QED
- One-dimensional confinement in waveguide quantum electrodynamics (QED) plays a crucial role to enhance light-matter interactions and to induce a strong quantum nonlinear optical response. In two or...
Interfacial control and dispersion characteristics of polylactic acid fiber/pulp fiber composites
12/04/2024 - Processing of polylactic acid fibres/pulp fibres and the effect of pulp fibre concentration on molecular chains.To solve the problem of the dispersibility of pulp fiber in polylactic acid (PLA)/pulp...
Strengthening and self?healing of natural fiber composites via PLA core–shell nanofibers as healing agent carrier
12/04/2024 - Self?healing of composites via bleeding of core?shell nanofibers.The resin?rich region between the fiber laminates of a fiber?reinforced composite is susceptible to matrix damage impeding the...