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Materials

Effect of heat treatment on the radial structure of coaxial polyacrylonitrile/mesophase pitch composite fiber
15/05/2024 - AbstractBasalt fiber reinforced polypropylene composites with two initial fiber lengths (3.2 and 6.4?mm) were fabricated using twin?screw extrusion compounding. In the case of composites with smaller...
Thermoplastic polyimide with low dielectric properties enabled by the 2,2??spirobifluorene group
15/05/2024 - This work investigates the feasibility of producing low melt flow rate recycled polypropylene (PP). For this purpose, recyclates are produced from extrusion blow molded PP packaging waste and...
Synthesis of a highly efficient charring agent and its application to intumescent flame?retardant coatings for 3D?printed polypropylene parts
07/05/2024 - FDM/3D printing of PBAT with different filament orientations.AbstractThe customization of polymeric prototypes is available to meet the specific needs of individual patients, considering tissue...
Effect of demineralized water on the silanization reaction and the performance properties of green tire tread compound
05/05/2024 - Graphical summary of the synthesis of core and shell particles of the final core?shell structure (PP/PS/PAN).AbstractCore?Shell (CS) polymeric particles have attracted great interest due to their...
A novel intralamellar semi?bioresorbable keratoprosthesis—Part A: Design conception, material perspective, and device manufacturing
02/05/2024 - AFM images ? Effect of plasma oxidative treatment on the surface of silica?modified PP films.AbstractThis work describes the effect of functionalized silica, treated with organosilane...
Approaches to Recycling of Engine Air Filters
29/04/2024 - The recycling of air engine filters is another step towards the closed?loop concept for automobiles. First approaches for the mechanical recycling of engine air filters are described. The feasibility...
Injection Molding Condition Effects on the Mechanical Properties of Coconut-Wood-Powder-Based Polymer Composite
27/04/2024 - This study investigates the mechanical properties of coconut sawdust powder combined with polypropylene (PP). The effect of compatibility content, wood powder (WP) content, and injection molding...
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....
Study on the Properties of PLA- and PP-Based Films for Food Applications Incorporating Orange Peel Extract from Agricultural by-Products
29/04/2024 - The aim of this work was to develop active packaging based on polypropylene (PP) and polylactic acid (PLA) matrices using a high value by-product extracted from orange peel as an active compound for...
Versatile biochar for wood?plastic composites: Improving mechanical properties, dimensional and thermal stability
25/04/2024 - Application of biochar to enhance mechanical properties, thermal stability, and dimensional stability of wood?plastic composites.In this study, three types of biochar including wood biochar (WB),...
One?pot synthesis of aluminum phosphate?supported, chitosan?linked expandable graphite as a novel flame retardant for textile
24/04/2024 - The distribution of spray?dried cellulose nanocrystal particles in polypropylene can be probed by water absorption and the crystallization behaviors of the composites.AbstractUnderstanding the...
Thermally conductive high?voltage insulation composites with outstanding comprehensive properties through particle grading design
24/04/2024 - Modification of discarded polypropylene mask and its utilization as crude oil flow improver.AbstractA method was investigated for the treatment and utilization of large quantities of polypropylene...
Reducing part deformation of isotactic polypropylene specimens fabricated with powder bed fusion technique through controlling crystallization behaviors
24/04/2024 - Serious shrinkage and warpage are obstacles to the development of ideal isotactic polypropylene (iPP) materials for polymer?based powder bed fusion (PBF) technique. In this work, the variations of...
Anthropogenic Microparticles Abundance in Sandy Beach Sediments along the Tetouan Coast (Morocco Mediterranean)
19/04/2024 - Despite the widespread presence of anthropogenic microparticles (AMs) in beach sediments, research on their occurrence on Moroccan Mediterranean beaches is still limited. This study is the first...
Pore Pressure Prediction for High-Pressure Tight Sandstone in the Huizhou Sag, Pearl River Mouth Basin, China: A Machine Learning-Based Approach
24/04/2024 - A growing number of large data sets have created challenges for the oil and gas industry in predicting reservoir parameters and assessing well productivity through efficient and cost-effective...
Experimental Investigation of the Impact of Blended Fibers on the Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Aeolian Sand Concrete
23/04/2024 - To investigate the effect of hybrid fibers on the compressive strength of aeolian sand concrete, compressive strength tests were conducted on aeolian sand concrete with single polypropylene fibers...
Optimization Design of Mix Proportion for Fly Ash–Silica Fume–Basalt Fiber–Polypropylene Fiber Concrete under Steam Curing Condition
24/04/2024 - To enhance the physical and mechanical characteristics of steam-cured concrete, an orthogonal experimental design was utilized to examine the effects of varying contents of fly ash (0 wt%, 10 wt%, 15...
Turning Non-Sticking Surface into Sticky Surface: Correlation between Surface Topography and Contact Angle Hysteresis
25/04/2024 - We present a surface modification technique that turns CuNi foam films with a high contact angle and non-sticking property into a sticky surface. By decorating with mesh-like biaxially oriented...
Advancing the Characterization of Recycled Polyolefin Blends with a Combined Experimental and Numerical Approach to Thermomechanical Behavior
19/04/2024 - The blending of polyolefins (POs), such as polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), is a growing area of research, particularly for recycling mixed polyolefin (MPO) waste through flotation sorting...
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Geogrids Manufactured from Recycled Plastics for Slope Stabilization—A Case Study
19/04/2024 - This study aimed to investigate the sustainable use of recycled plastics, specifically polypropylene (PP) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE), in the manufacture of geogrids for geotechnical and...
Effect of Graphene Oxide Surface Deposition Process on Synthetic Macrofibers and Its Results on the Microstructure of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
21/04/2024 - The improvement of the mechanical properties of concrete can be achieved with the use of synthetic macrofibers. However, this fiber–matrix interaction will be sufficiently efficient for...