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  • Using unbleached bagasse fibers for fabricating magnetic paper 

    Azadfallah, Mohammad; Gilan, Kajal Moradian; Mousavipazhouh, Hasan; Amini, Elahe; Hadilam, Mohammad Mahdi (2015)
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    Magnetic lignocellulosic fibers have good potential in applications such as information storage, security papers, electromagnetic shielding and etc. In this study unbleached bagasse fibers were used to fabricate magnetic ...
  • Ionic liquids-assisted bioconversion of lignocellulosic biomass for the development of value-added products 

    Amini, Elahe; Valls Vidal, Cristina; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca (2021-10-11)
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    Lignocellulosic biomass is the most abundant renewable and inexpensive source that can be used to produce biofuels and bioproducts. One of the major limitations of biomass valorisation is its recalcitrance to an efficient ...
  • Silver-nanoparticle-impregnated cellulose nanofiber coating for packaging paper 

    Amini, Elahe; Azadfallah, Mohammad (2016-01-09)
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    In this study, antimicrobial packaging was prepared by mixing colloidal silver nanoparticles with cellulose nanofiber (CNF) and depositing this hybrid coating (CNF/Ag) as a layer on different paper substrates. The CNF/Ag-coated ...
  • In situ synthesis of silver nanoparticles on fiber matrix for preparing antibacterial paper 

    Amini, Elahe; Azadfallah, Mohammad (2018-08-15)
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    In this study, the preparation of antibacterial paper was carried out using in situ synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) on bleached cellulosic fiber matrix through chemical reduction of silver nitrate (AgNO3) by two ...
  • Analysis of lignin content in alkaline treated hemp fibres: thermogravimetric studies and determination of kinetics of different decomposition steps 

    Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Manich, Albert; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Riba Moliner, Marta; Algaba Joaquín, Inés María; Cayuela Marín, Diana (2021-09-02)
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    Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) is a plant of which, its ease of cultivation, structure and properties, provide it great potential for industrial applications; nevertheless, the unfavorable content of lignin complicates its ...
  • Improving filmogenic and barrier properties of nanocellulose films by addition of biodegradable plasticizers 

    Fernández Santos, Julia; Valls Vidal, Cristina; Cusola Aumedes, Oriol; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca (2021-07-14)
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    Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) were mixed with various additives to obtain films with good barrier and mechanical properties as replacements for petroleum-based plastics. The influence of different doses of additives including ...
  • Study of the fire and thermal behaviour of façade panels made of natural fibre-reinforced cement-based composites 

    Gónzalez López, Laura; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (Elsevier, 2021-07-13)
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    The thermal and fire behaviour of calcium aluminate cement-based composites with a variable metakaolin content (from 0 to 40 wt% addition) reinforced with nonwoven flax fabrics has been examined. The fire behaviour was ...
  • Interface strength and fiber content influence on corn stover fibers reinforced bio-polyethylene composites stiffness 

    Tarrés Farrés, Joaquim Agustí; Hernández Díaz, David; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-03-01)
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    Stiffness of material is a key parameter that allows the use of material for structural or semi-structural purposes. Besides, lightweight materials are increasingly calling the attention of the industry. Environmental ...
  • ITMA Barcelona 2019: Tendencias en hilatura y no tejidos 

    Tornero García, José Antonio; Cano Casas, Francesc (Asociación Española de Químicos y Coloristas Textiles, 2020-03)
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    En este artículo se presenta un breve resumen de las tendencias observadas en los campos de hilatura y no tejidos en la feria ITMA 2019, celebrada en Barcelona. Se comenta de forma general donde se han concentrado los ...
  • Obtaining of a PET/SiC hybrid multifilament: non-isothermal crystallization studies 

    Riba Moliner, Marta; Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Roig Montoro, Davinia; Cayuela Marín, Diana (2020-11-04)
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    Thermal processing properties are a key factor in the industrial processing industry. The obtaining of a PET-based hybrid composite multifilament with textile properties (yarns) is presented. The system is composed by ...
  • Indoor PM2.5 removal efficiency of two different non-thermal plasma systems 

    Hernández Díaz, David; Martos Ferreira, David; Hernández Abad, Vicente; Villar Ribera, Ricardo Alberto; Tarrés Farrés, Joaquim Agustí; Rojas Sola, José Ignacio (2021-01-15)
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    The use of non-thermal plasma (NTP) generators in air processing systems and their duct networks to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) has grown considerably in recent years. This paper reviews the advantages and disadvantages ...
  • Estudio de la aplicación de fibras extraídas de subproductos agrícolas en agrotextiles 

    Gonzalez Castaño, Carla; Gónzalez López, Laura; Parés Sabatés, Ferran; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (Asociación Española de Químicos y Coloristas Textiles, 2020-10-20)
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    La creciente preocupación sobre los temas ambientales ha despertado un fuerte interés en los subproductos que se generan en la agricultura susceptibles de transformarse en nuevas materias primas para otras aplicaciones. ...

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