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    • Heat transfer in polyolefin foams 

      Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Solórzano Quijano, Eusebio; Rodríguez-Pérez, Miguel Ángel (Springer-Verlag, 2011)
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      This chapter is dedicated to the study of heat transfer in polyolefin-based foams, particularly thermal conductivity, as a function of their structure and chemical composition. A small review of the main experimental ...
    • Heat Transfer of Mineral-Filled Polypropylene Foams 

      Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Martínez Benasat, Antonio; Solórzano Quijano, Eusebio; Rodríguez-Pérez, Miguel Ángel; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (Trans Tech Publications, 2010)
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      The thermal conductivity of unfilled polypropylene foams produced using different foaming processes has previously been demonstrated to be mainly affected by the foam’s bulk density [1]. The influence of adding inorganic ...
    • Optical expandometry: a technique to analyze the expansion kinetics of chemically blown thermoplastic foams 

      Solórzano Quijano, Eusebio; Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Saiz-Arroyo, Cristina; Rodríguez-Pérez, Miguel Ángel; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Saja, José Antonio de (2012-07)
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      A novel technique to determine in situ the free expansion kinetics of chemically foamed thermoplastic foams, so-called optical expandometry, is presented in this work. This technique is based on the camera monitoring ...
    • Study of the cellular structure heterogeneity and anisotropy of polypropylene and polypropylene nanocomposite foams 

      Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Solórzano Quijano, Eusebio (Society of Plastics Engineers, 2009)
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      This article presents the analysis of the processing parameters influence on the foaming behavior and cellular structure of PP-montmorillonite foams. Polypropylene nanocomposites containing 5.0 phr of an organically- modified ...
    • Thermal conductivity anisotropy in polypropylene foams prepared by supercritical CO2 dissolution 

      Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Solórzano Quijano, Eusebio; Rodríguez-Pérez, Miguel Ángel; Saja, José Antonio de (2012-09)
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      Different relative density polypropylene foams were prepared by means of two foaming processes: chemical foaming by compression moulding and physical foaming by high pressure CO2 dissolution. By controlling the foaming ...
    • Thermal Conductivity of Carbon Nanofibre-Polypropylene Composite Foams 

      Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Solórzano Quijano, Eusebio; Rodríguez-Pérez, Miguel Ángel; Saja, José Antonio de; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (Trans Tech Publications, 2010)
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      Carbon nanofibre-reinforced polypropylene nanocomposites containing from 5 to 20 wt.% of carbon nanofibres and a chemical blowing agent were melt-compounded and later foamed using compression-moulding. Alongside their ...