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Date: 2019/07/29
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5529
Description: The problem associated with mixtures of fillers and polymers is that they result in mechanical degradation of the material (polymer) as the filler content increases. This problem will increase the wei ... More
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Date: 2018/11/05
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5716
Description: Seawater desalination is a promising strategy that offers an abundant and reliable source of clean fresh water. Nanotechnology, in terms of nanoparticles or electrospun nanofibrous membranes, for wate ... More
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Date: 2018/09/20
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5668
Description: Natural fibers, as replacement of engineered fibers, have been one of the most researched topics over the past years. This is due to their inherent properties, such as biodegradability, renewability a ... More
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Date: 2018/02/26
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5745
Description: In this research, hydrogel biocomposites were prepared from whey protein isolate (WPI), reduced graphene oxide (rGO), and synthetic polymers in varied ratios. Their physicochemical properties were eva ... More
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Date: 2015/01/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6275
Description: In recent years, the area of thermoplastics has been remarkably animated by the appearance of incipient polymer blends. Many publications, press releases, organization brochures, and patents granted o ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3020
Description: This article reports on the extraction and characterization of novel natural cellulose fibers obtained from the maize (tassel) plant. Cellulose was extracted from the agricultural residue (waste bioma ... More
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Date: 2014/10/25
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5744
Description: Natural polymer hydrogels are useful for controlling release of drugs. In this study, hydrogels containing gum acacia were synthesized by free-radical polymerization of acrylamide with gum acacia. The ... More
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Date: 2014/09/14
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3206
Description: Hydrogel biocomposites containing a combina- tion of partially and thermally reduced graphene oxide (rGO) and natural polymer were prepared by free radical polymerization. The effect of rGO and the na ... More
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Date: 2013/12/19
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5566
Description: Zinc oxide (ZnO) powder was investigated in terms of its use as filler in order to improve the inherent properties of PLA. Biocomposite films of PLA with different loadings of ZnO were prepared by sol ... More
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Date: 2013/06/18
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5543
Description: Three different precursor materials – 1. China cotton, 2. South African cotton, 3. Waste tissue papers were used to produce nano-cellulose by acid hydrolysis route. No chemical pretreatment has been d ... More
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Date: 2013/04/29
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5554
Description: Polylactide and poly(butylene succinate-coadipate) (PLA/PBSA) were melt-blended in the presence of triphenyl phosphite (TPP). An increase in the torque during melt mixing was used to monitor the chang ... More
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Date: 2012/12/14
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5558
Description: Natural carbohydrates (polysaccharides): gum acacia (GA) and gaur gum (GG) were employed in dilute solutions: 0.3%, 0.5% and 0.7% (w/v), as effective reductants for the green synthesis of silver nanop ... More
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Date: 2012/11/13
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5686
Description: Binary blends of two biodegradable polymers: polylactide (PLA), which has high modulus and strength but is brittle, and poly[(butylene succinate)-co-adipate] (PBSA), which is flexible and tough, were ... More
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Date: 2012/04/11
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5561
Description: Polylactide/poly[(butylene succinate)-co-adipate] (PLA/PBSA)-organoclay composites were prepared via melt compounding in a batch mixer. The weight ratio of PLA to PBSA was kept at 70:30, while the wei ... More
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Date: 2011/12/07
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5545
Description: Melt and cold isothermal crystallization studies were carried out on polylactide (PLA)/poly[butylene succinate)-co-adipate] (PBSA) neat blend and blend-clay composites. The neat blend and blend-clay c ... More
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