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  • Design of alternative binders for hard materials 

    Nicolás, M. de; Besharatloo, Hossein; Alvaredo Olmos, Paula; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Gordo Odériz, Elena (2020-02-01)
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    In the last years, a special interest has emerged towards the total or partial substitution of traditional cemented carbides composing elements. In this study, a systematic methodology is presented and used to design ...
  • Influence of the processing route on the properties of Ti(C,N)-Fe15Ni cermets 

    Nicolás Morillas, Maria de; Besharatloo, Hossein; Wheeler, J.M.; Dios Pérez, Miguel de; Alvaredo Olmos, Paula; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Ferrari, B; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Gordo Odériz, Elena (2020-02-01)
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    This study aims to understand the influence of powder preparation and processing steps on the microstructure and properties of Ti(C,N)-Fe15Ni cermets with 70 and 80 vol% of ceramic phase. Two routes were used for powder ...
  • Influence of grinding/polishing on the mechanical, phase stability and cell adhesion properties of yttria-stabilized zirconia 

    Minguela Díaz, Joaquim; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep (Elsevier, 2020-09)
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    The changes in mechanical properties, hydrothermal degradation and cell adhesion were studied in 3Y-TZP under two different superficial modification patterns (uni- and multidirectional) with a surface roughness ranging ...
  • Fracture toughness measurements to understand local ductility of advanced high strength steels 

    Frómeta Gutiérrez, David (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-10-01)
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    The determination of the material parameters that best predict the local ductility of high strength sheet materials has become the focus of active research. Even though several correlations have been proposed, they can ...
  • Regeneration of segmental defects in metatarsus of sheep with vascularized and customized 3D-printed calcium phosphate scaffolds 

    Vidal, Luciano; Kampleitner, Carina; Krissian, Stephanie; Brennan, Meadhbh; Hofmann, Oskar; Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Maazouz, Yassine; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Rosset, P.; Layrolle, P (Nature, 2020-04-27)
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    Although autografts are considered to be the gold standard treatment for reconstruction of large bone defects resulting from trauma or diseases, donor site morbidity and limited availability restrict their use. Successful ...
  • Identification of fracture toughness parameters to understand the fracture resistance of advanced high strength sheet steels 

    Frómeta Gutiérrez, David; Parareda, Sergi; Lara, Antoni; Molas Busquets, Sílvia; Casellas Padró, Daniel; Jonsén, P.; Calvo Muñoz, Jessica (2020-04-15)
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    The fracture toughness of four advanced high strength steel (AHSS) thin sheets is evaluated through different characterization methodologies, with the aim of identifying the most relevant toughness parameters to describe ...
  • Polymers for bone repair 

    Rey Viñoles, Sergi; Engel López, Elisabeth; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel (Woodhead Publishing, 2019-01-11)
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    The substitution of tissues due to tumors, pathologies, or traumatic accidents is well known, and different surgical branches perform these kinds of surgeries on a daily basis with relative ease. The substitution of bone ...
  • Indentation and scratch testing of a WC-6%wtCo cemented carbide: Corrosion effects on load-bearing capability and induced damage 

    Zheng, Yafeng; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Lavigne, Olivier; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel (2020-04-10)
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    In this work, corrosion effects on the indentation and scratch response of a WC-6%Co hardmetal are investigated. Experimental variables include relative long corrosion times as well as indentation and scratch testing ...
  • An investigation on the effect of pressure and temperature on microcellular foams of Poly(lactic) acid (PLA)/Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) binary blends 

    Kamrani Moghadam, Mohammad Reza; Sánchez Soto, Miguel (Springer, 2020-05-30)
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    Reducing the weight of petrol-derived plastics is a common way to decrease the environmental impact of several products. Another option consist in using biopolymers instead. However, most of the times, the complete ...
  • Evaluation of the mechanical properties of Poly(Lactic) Acid/ABS Bio-Blend foams 

    Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Kamrani Moghadam, Mohammad Reza; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa; Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre; Cailloux, Jonathan (Springer, 2020-05-30)
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    Foaming is a powerful method that allows lightening of products and reducing the amount of material used. Poly(lactic) acid (PLA) is considered a promising thermoplastic for the replacement of traditional non-biodegradable ...
  • Aerogeles compuestos multicapa a partir de biopolimeros y arcilla 

    Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Cruz Jesús, Lucía Guadalupe de la; Jokinen, Paul; Abt, Tobias Martin; Cailloux, Jonathan; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa; Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre (2019-10-15)
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    En este trabajo se han desarrollado diferentes aerogeles con baja flamabilidad basados en la combinación de biopolimeros renovables y montmorillonta (MMT). Los compuestos fueron hechos usando agua como solvente y siguiendo ...
  • Investigating the atmospheric pressure plasma jet modification of a photo-crosslinkable hydrogel 

    Hamouda, Inés; Labay, Cédric Pierre; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Nicol, Erwan; Canal Barnils, Cristina (Elsevier, 2020-03-27)
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    Atmospheric pressure plasma jets (APPJ) have great potential in wound healing, bacterial disinfection and in cancer therapy. Recent studies pointed out that hydrogels can be used as screens during APPJ treatment, or even ...

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