Recent Submissions

  • Vehiculation of active principles as a way to create smart and biofunctional textiles 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José; Coderch, Luisa; Martí, Meritxell; Alonso, Cristina; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (VIDE LEAF, 2020-09-24)
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    In some specific fields of application (e.g., cosmetics, pharmacy), textile substrates need to incorporate sensible molecules (active principles) that can be affected if they are sprayed freely on the surface of fabrics. ...
  • Sustainability in e-commerce packaging: a review 

    Escursell Martínez, Silvia; Llorach Massana, Pere; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca (2020-09-23)
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    Online purchasing, and hence e-commerce packaging production and use, have grown steadily in recent years, and so has their environmental impact as a result. This paper reviews the evolution of packaging over the last ...
  • Vehiculation of active principles as a way to create smart and biofunctional textiles 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José; Coderch, Luisa; Martí Gilabert, Meritxell; Alonso, Cristina; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-04-20)
    Part of book or chapter of book
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    In some specific fields of application (e.g., cosmetics, pharmacy), textile substrates need to incorporate sensible molecules (active principles) that can be affected if they are sprayed freely on the surface of fabrics. ...
  • Optimización del proceso cotonización de cáñamo para sustratos textiles 

    Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Rafael Graciano, Montserrat; Cano Casas, Francesc; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Manich Bou, Albert M.; Cayuela Marín, Diana (Asociación Española de Químicos y Coloristas Textiles, 2019-10-01)
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    La sustitución del uso del algodón por el cáñamo conlleva un sinnúmero de ventajas medioambientales y económicas. Debido a su ubicuidad, su cultivo con reducidos requerimientos de pesticidas y agua y, a características ...
  • Evolution of interfacial shear strength and mean intrinsic single strength in biobased composites from bio-polyethylene and thermo-mechanical pulp- corn stover fibers 

    Tarrés Farrés, Joaquim Agustí; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-06)
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    In this article, with the aim of promoting sustainability, contributing to the circular economy and the fight against climate change, the production of composite materials from Bio-polyethylene reinforced with corn stover ...
  • Fire behaviour of biobased textile reinforced cement composites 

    Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Gónzalez López, Laura; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019)
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    Our research group has recently developed a composite laminate reinforced with flax fibre nonwoven fabrics with a flexural strength of around 30 MPa and a toughness of around 13 kJ/m2, owing to the combination of a strong ...
  • Biobased cement composites for more sustainable farm constructions 

    Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Gónzalez López, Laura; Parés Sabatés, Ferran; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019)
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    The aim of this research is to test the potential use of calcium aluminate cement-based composites, reinforced with flax fabrics, as materials for application in farm constructions. To this end, the effects of some chemicals ...
  • Recerca i tecnologia en enginyeria gràfica i disseny a la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya 

    García Carrillo, Àgueda; Ramos Cabal, Alba; Datas Medina, Alejandro; Sureda Carbonell, Bàrbara; Faura López de Haro, Bernat; del Cañizo Nadal, Carlos; Valls Vidal, Cristina; Hernández Díaz, David; Mestres Domenech, Francesc; Bermúdez Rodríguez, Francisco; Hernández Abad, Francisco; Peña Andrés, Javier; Ivern Cacho, Jordi; Lapaz Castillo, José Luís; Ibáñez García, José María; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca; López Membrilla, Manuel; Alcaraz Sendra, Olga; Cusola Aumedes, Oriol; Rojas, Orlando J.; Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; Villar Ribera, Ricardo Alberto; Balta Salvador, Roso; Castro de Losada, Rubén de; Hernández Abad, Vicente (OmniaScience, 2020-03-02)
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    Els temps canvien cada vegada més ràpidament, i a la universitat això encara es nota més. L’històric departament d‘Expressió Gràfica a l’Enginyeria (EGE) de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, garant d’una docència ...
  • Obtaining of a PET-CaF2 hybrid multifilament: non-isothermal crystallization studies 

    Riba Moliner, Marta; Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Sánchez-Loredo, María Guadalupe; Cayuela Marín, Diana (Elsevier, 2020-02)
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    Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) has been mixed with fluorite (CaF2) particles to obtain micro- and nanocomposites aiming to obtain a hybrid multifilament. In first term, the use of two montanic waxes and an amide wax ...
  • Surface modification of flax nonwovens for the development of sustainable, high performance, and durable calcium aluminate cement composites 

    Gónzalez López, Laura; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Hsieh, You-Lo; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (Elsevier, 2020-03-05)
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    The aim of this paper is to evaluate the influence of sustainable surface treatments —performed on flax nonwoven fabrics as textile reinforcement— on the durability of calcium aluminate cement (CAC) based composites. Two ...
  • Estudio de los efectos de tratamientos a no-tejidos de lino para su aplicación en materiales de construcción 

    Gónzalez López, Laura; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Parés Sabatés, Ferran; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (Asociación Española de Químicos y Coloristas Textiles, 2018-06)
    Article
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    La creciente necesidad de reducir el grado de contaminación de las sociedades más desarrolladas, ha puesto a las materias primas renovables y biodegradables en el punto de mira, tanto de la ciencia como de la industria. ...
  • Microencapsulation of C.I. reactive orange 122 via solvent evaporation 

    Dutra, Fabio; Lis Arias, Manuel José; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Souza Plath, Andre Mathias; Pereira Scachetti, Fabio Alexandre; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (2019)
    Conference report
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    Microencapsulations protects the dye molecule from secondary reactions and release until contact with the fiber, triggered by stimuli. The procedure was performed using poly(lactic-acid-co-glycolic-acid), PLGA, and polyvinyl ...