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  • Materiales compuestos termoplásticos cargados con residuos biogénicos de base proteínica: influencia del tamaño de partícula 

    Rahhali, Ahmed; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2016-03-01)
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    Chicken feathers are cheap, available and a ubiquitous renewable waste material resulting from the massive production of chicken meat from the aviary industry which is estimated in 925.000 ton/year in EU. Consequently, its ...
  • Changes in properties of cement and lime mortars when incorporating fibers from end-of-life tires 

    Gil Espert, Lluís; Bernat Masó, Ernest; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier (2016-02-05)
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    This paper studies the addition of fibers from end-of-life tires to commercial mortar mixtures. Two different types of mortar, one lime-plastic and other cement-fluid, are mixed with different percentage of fibers ranging ...
  • Controlled release of microencapsulated citronella essential oil on cotton and polyester matrices 

    Maestá Bezerra, Fabricio; García Carmona, Oscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Faria de Moraes, Flávio (2016-04)
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    Microencapsulated finishes are an important element in the development of new textiles. In this context, a large area to be explored is microencapsulation of essential oils in textiles. This technique offers the possibility ...
  • Polyurethane foams doped with stable silver nanoparticles as bactericidal and catalytic materials for the effective treatment of water 

    Domènech Garcia, Berta; Ziegler Benítez, Kharla; Vigués Frantzen, Núria; Olszewski, Wojciech; Marini, Carlo; Mas Gordi, Jordi; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Muraviev, Dmitri N.; Macanás de Benito, Jorge (2016-02-19)
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    The development of reusable dual-purpose nanocomposite foams for catalytic and bactericidal water treatment is reported. Small non-aggregated silver nanoparticles were made using Intermatrix Synthesis inside a polyurethane ...
  • Chemical and electrochemical characterization of Nafion containing silver nanoparticles in stripe-like distribution 

    Domènech Garcia, Berta; Romero Fernández, Virginia; Vázquez González, María Isabel; Ávila Pérez, Marta; Benavente Herrera, Juana; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Macanás de Benito, Jorge (2016-01-01)
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    The particular chemical structure of Nafion with nanostructured and segregated hydrophilic and hydrophobic domains enables its use as a model structure for the manufacture of polymer–Metal nanocomposites. Among such ...
  • Efecto antioxidante de cosmeto-textiles con ácido gálico encapsulado en microesferas 

    Alonso Merino, Cristina; Barba Albanell, Cristina; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Rubio Toledano, Laura; Coderch Negra, Luisa; Martí Gelabert, Meritxell (Asociación Española de Químicos y Coloristas Textiles, 2016-04-01)
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    El antioxidante polifenólico ácido gálico (GA) ha sido encapsulado en microesferas preparadas con poli-( -caprolactona (PCL) e incorporado en un tejido de poliamida (PA) y se ha estudiado la protección UV cuando se aplica ...
  • Accreditation of Spanish Engineering Programs, first experiences. The case of the Terrassa School of Engineering 

    Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Mata Pou, Mireia; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Marqués Calvo, José Joaquín; Espot Piñol, Carmen; Forcada Plaza, Santiago; Voltas Aguilar, Jordi; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Sellarès González, Jordi; Gil Bonet, Alfred (2016)
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    The implementation of the European Space for Higher Education has entailed new requirements for Spanish Higher Education Programs. Regulations (RD 1393, 2007) stablish that university programs, in order to have official ...
  • Properties and optimal manufacturing conditions of chicken feathers/poly(lactic acid) biocomposites 

    Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Aymerich Amorós, Jordi; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Molins Durán, Gemma; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2015-04-20)
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    Chicken feathers waste from poultry industry was incorporated in poly(lactic acid) matrix to obtain an environmental friendly biocomposite taking advantage of the unique properties of chicken feathers, such as low density, ...
  • Preparation of electrospun nanofibers from solutions of different gelatin types using a benign solvent mixture composed of water/PBS/ethanol 

    Erencia, Marisa; Cano Casas, Francesc; Tornero García, José Antonio; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2016-03-01)
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    The feasibility of using Phosphate Buffer Saline (PBS)/ethanol mixtures as a benign solvent to electrospin three types of gelatin was studied. Gelatins with different chemical properties, such as Bloom, were selected and ...
  • Hybrid catalytic membranes: tunable and versatile materials for fine chemistry applications 

    Gu, Yingying; Emin, Clelia; Remigy, Jean-Christophe; Favier, Isabelle; Gómez, Montserrat; Noble, Richard D.; Gin, Douglas L.; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Domènech Garcia, Berta; Lahitte, Jean-François (Elsevier, 2015)
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    The aim of this work is the synthesis of polymer-stabilized Pd nanoparticles inside a functionalized polymeric porous membrane and to test them in metal-catalyzed organic reactions. A polymeric membrane support (Polyethersulfone) ...

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