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  • Enhanced fire behavior of Casico-based foams 

    Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (2016-06)
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    The present work deals with the preparation and characterization of improved fire-retardant ethylene-acrylate foams. A commercial formulation, usually employed in the cable industry sector, Casico, was modified using two ...
  • Mimicking bone extracellular matrix: Integrin-binding peptidomimetics enhance osteoblast-like cells adhesion, proliferation, and differentiation on titanium 

    Fraioli, Roberta; Rechenmacher, Florian; Neubauer, Stefanie; Manero Planella, José María; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Kessler, Horst; Mas Moruno, Carlos (2015-04-01)
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    Interaction between the surface of implants and biological tissues is a key aspect of biomaterials research. Apart from fulfilling the non-toxicity and structural requirements, synthetic materials are asked to direct cell ...
  • Surface immobilization and bioactivity of TGF-ß1 inhibitor peptides for bone implant applications 

    Sevilla Sánchez, Pablo; Vining, Kyle V; Dotor de las Herrerias, Javier; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Aparicio, Conrado (2016-02-01)
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    TGF-ß1 is the most related cytokine with the production of fibrotic tissue. It plays an important role on the production of collagen by fibroblasts and other types of cells. The inhibition of this cytokine reduces fibrosis ...
  • Materiales avanzados para la mejora del comportamiento tribológico catenaria-pantógrafo 

    Martín Fuentes, Enrique; Baile Puig, Maria Teresa; Picas Barrachina, Josep Anton; Menargues Muñoz, Sergi (2016-04-18)
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    En este artículo se presenta un resumen de la situación actual de la problemática del sistema catenaria-pantógrafo, indicándose los materiales que se utilizan o plantean utilizar. Este trabajo es un compendio de lo presentado ...
  • Experimental study of lateral pass width in conventional and vibrations-assisted ball burnishing 

    Gómez Gras, David; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio; Jerez Mesa, Ramón; Llumà Fuentes, Jordi; Gomis de la Calle, Bernat (2016-02-20)
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    Burnishing is a mechanical finishing operation performed on workpieces to enhance their surface quality through plastic deformation. One of the main issues to understand the overall process is the behavior of the elastoplastic ...
  • Reactive extrusion: A useful process to manufacture structurally modified PLA/o-MMT composites 

    Cailloux, Jonathan; Bin Raja-Nazri, Raja Nazrul Hakim; Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre; Bou, Jordi; Abt, Tobias Martin; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Carrasco, Felix; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (2016-05-26)
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    In the present work, poly(lactic acid) (PLA) sheets reinforced with organically modified montmorillonite (o-MMT) were manufactured through reactive extrusion-calendering using a masterbatch approach in a pilot plant. ...
  • Development of tailored and self-mineralizing citric acid-crosslinked hydrogels for in situ bone regeneration 

    Sanchez Ferrero, Aitor; Mata, Álvaro; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Rodriguez Cabello, Jose Carlos; Alonso, Matilde; Planell Estany, Josep Anton; Engel López, Elisabeth (2015-11-01)
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    Bone tissue engineering demands alternatives overcoming the limitations of traditional approaches in the context of a constantly aging global population. In the present study, elastin-like recombinamers hydrogels were ...
  • Mechanical and metallurgical changes on 308L wires drawn by electropulses 

    Sánchez Egea, Antonio José; González Rojas, Hernan Alberto; Celentano, Diego Javier; Jorba Peiró, Jordi (2015-11-17)
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    The electroplastic effects resulting from different electropulses configurations on a wire drawing process are investigated experimentally and numerically. Electropulses are induced into 308L stainless steel while it is ...
  • A Review of the recent advances in cyclic butylene terephthalate technology and its composites 

    Abt, Tobias Martin; Sánchez Soto, Miguel (2016-05)
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    Cyclic butylene terephthalate (CBT®) oligomers are a relatively new class of material and are capable of polymerizing in an entropically driven ring-opening polymerization into high-molecular-weight polymerized CBT (pCBT) ...
  • Microwave-crosslinked Bio-based Starch/Clay aerogels 

    Wang, Liang; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa; Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre (2016)
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    Foam-like robust starch/sodium montmorillonite (Na+-MMT) aerogels were fabricated through a freeze-drying process. Glutaraldehyde (GL) was used to crosslink the starch aerogels with the assistance of radiation supplied by ...

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