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Materials

Eco-friendly Indigo Dyeing of 3D-Printed Thermoplastic Polyurethane Material Using Glucose and Calcium Hydroxide
02/07/2024 - In this research, natural dyeing studies were conducted using indigo, and dyeability was compared using sodium hydroxide, calcium hydroxide, and calcium carbonate as bases. As a reducing agent,...
Wearable Colorful Nanofiber of Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Mechanical and Colorfastness Properties by Dope Dyeing
27/06/2024 - Colorful nanofiber membranes applied to wearable textiles and products with the direct waterless dope dyeing method are gaining a lot of interest in the research area. However, the challenge...
Fiber?Reinforced Energy?Absorbing and Vibration?Isolating Mechanical Metamaterials Based on Triply Periodic Minimal Surfaces
19/06/2024 - Mechanical metamaterials designed using triply periodic minimal surfaces (TPMS) are notable for their mathematically defined topologies that yield specific and impressive mechanical properties....
TPU?based foams via water?assisted thermally induced phase separation for daytime passive radiation cooling
19/06/2024 - In recent years, global warming has been increasing, while conventional cooling devices remain inefficient and can emit greenhouse gases. The research and development of passive daytime radiative...
Tailoring the Curing Kinetics of NBR?Based Rubber Compounds for Additive Manufacturing of Rod Seals
22/08/2023 - The additive manufacturing (AM) of elastomeric parts based on high?viscosity reinforced rubbers has increasingly become a topic of scientific research in recent years. In addition to the viscosity,...
Manufacturing of Filament for 4D Printing through Polyether?Type TPU/PLA Blend
10/11/2023 - Reversible deformation structure fabricated by 4D printing can be applied in various fields, such as actuators, intelligent mechanisms, and soft robots. In this study, 4D filaments for use in fused...
Isosorbide?Based Thermoplastic Polyurethane with Different Polyols and Soft/Hard Ratios
24/05/2023 - A series of isosorbide?based thermoplastic polyurethanes (ISB?TPUs) with different soft/hard ratios have been successfully step polymerized using individual two types of polycaprolactone diol (PCL)...
Development of high?performance zinc stannate based multifunctional thermoplastic polyurethane nanocomposite films
27/04/2024 - High?performance multifunctional zinc stannate incorporated TPU nanocomposite films.A lot of demand exists for multifunctional TPU that can provide enhanced performance to address a variety of...
Mechanical properties and functionalization of Graphene oxide?Thermoplastic polyurethane polymer composites regulated by internal microstructure: From disorder arrangement to nacre?like laminated structure
27/04/2024 - Mechanical properties and functionalization of Graphene oxide?Thermoplastic polyurethane polymer composites.Graphene oxide (GO) is a two?dimensional material known for its exceptional mechanical,...
Influence of Build Height on Quality of Additively Manufactured Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Parts
24/04/2024 - Owing to geometrical degrees of freedom, low cost, and ease of realizing complex structures polymer additive manufacturing has emerged exceptionally well. Even with rapid evolutionary growth additive...
Quantifying the cooperative evolution of microphase segregation and nanostructural order in annealed polyurethanes of MDI?BDO?PTHF
18/04/2024 - Here, we quantify the relationship between microphase segregation and local structure development in thermoplastic polyurethanes. Samples were prepared with varying ratios of 4,4??methylene diphenyl...
Robust and stable superhydrophilic MIL-101 (Cr)-coated copper mesh for highly efficient oil/water emulsion separation
13/04/2024 - In this study, dip coating method was investigated to prepare superhydrophilic MIL-101 (Cr)-coated copper mesh for highly efficient oil/water emulsion separation. To increase the surface area of...
Inkjet-Printed Flexible, Sensitive Humidity Sensor with High Breathability on Electrospun Nanofibrous Mats
12/04/2024 - Inkjet printing technology has been playing an increasingly important role in manufacturing of electronic devices due to its low cost, high deposition accuracy, and mass manufacturability....
A stretchable flexible strain sensor with high sensitivity and fast response fabricated by embedded 3D printing of the hybrid polydimethylsiloxane/conductive carbon paste composites
12/04/2024 - Micro Indentation, Temperature Scanning Stress Relaxation, and Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, among other techniques, were used to characterize the differences in local and macro properties of TPU...
Characterization of a Rectangular-Cut Kirigami Pattern for Soft Material Tuning
11/04/2024 - Kirigami is the art of cutting paper to create three-dimensional figures for primarily aesthetic purposes. However, it can also modify the mechanical behavior of the resulting structure. In the...
A rare?earth?based nano?flame retardant with 2D MXene for improving fire safety and mechanical property of thermoplastic polyurethane composites
04/04/2024 - A kind of rare earth flame retardant, two?dimensional lamellar compounds (MXene) loading with cerium phosphate nanorod, MXene@CePO4 (CMX) was prepared by hydrothermal and electrostatic adsorption...
Enhancing flame retardancy, anti?impact, and corrosive resistance of TPU nanocomposites using surface decoration of ??ZrP
03/04/2024 - Preparation of MCP@ZrP and its flame retardant mechanism.The development of polyurethane composites with significant flame retardancy and corrosion resistance for widening its practical application...
Aortic Valve Engineering Advancements: Precision Tuning with Laser Sintering Additive Manufacturing of TPU/TPE Submillimeter Membranes
25/03/2024 - Synthetic biomaterials play a crucial role in developing tissue-engineered heart valves (TEHVs) due to their versatile mechanical properties. Achieving the right balance between mechanical strength...
Large?scale, Stretchable, Self?protective, and Multifunctional Perovskite Luminescent Filament with Ultra?high Stability
18/03/2024 - Lead halide perovskites possess great application potential in flexible displays and wearable optoelectronics owing to their prominent optoelectronic properties. However, the intrinsic instability...
Enhancement of crystallization and adjustment properties for biocompatible poly(lactide)-based thermoplastic polyurethane via stereocomplexation
06/03/2024 - Abstract A novel biocompatible poly(lactide)-based thermoplastic polyurethane based on poly(lactide)-b-poly(hexylene succinate)-b-poly(lactide) triblock...
Study on mechanical, thermal and shape memory properties of polycarbonate/thermoplastic polyurethane blends
26/02/2024 - AbstractBiopolymers, serving as Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) agents, are posing challenges and opportunities within the oil industry, particularly in demanding operational conditions. The assessment...