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  • Cellulose nanofiber nanocomposite pervaporation membranes for ethanol recovery 

    Kamtsikakis, Aristotelis; McBride, Sara; Zoppe, Justin Orazio; Weder, Christoph (American Chemical Society, 2021-01-12)
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    In spite of the growing interest to exploit nanocellulose in membranes for water purification, reverse osmosis, packaging, and other applications, examples of nanocellulose-containing membranes for pervaporation are rather ...
  • Single and hybrid organoclay-filled PLA nanocomposites: mechanical properties, viscoelastic behavior and fracture toughening mechanism 

    Lopes Alves, Jefferson; De Tarso Viera e Rosa, Paulo; Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Morales, Ana Rita (Wiley, 2021-04-04)
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    Poly (lactic acid) (PLA) nanocomposites based on single and hybrid organic-modified montmorillonites were previously studied in terms of their morphologi-cal, thermal and fire performance. As surfactants of the organoclays ...
  • Cyclic deformation fatigue behaviour of Ti6Al4V thermochemically nitrided for articular prostheses 

    Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Manero Planella, José María; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel; Planell Estany, Josep Anton (2003)
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    Titanium and its alloys have many attractive properties including high specific strength, low density, and excellent corrosion resistance. Titanium and the Ti6Al4V alloy have long been recognized as materials with high ...
  • RevalPET: Scaling up of the processing conditions (extrusion blending) of the optimized formulation 

    Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre (2020-01-29)
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    This deliverable describes the procedure and main results of the scaling up process processing as well as the conditions of blends compounding at pre-industrial scale. The action was carried out in three phases: 1) ...
  • Development of high-performance materials based on opaque PET packaging: Mechanical properties of recycled polymer blends: tensile tests, fatigue test, impact tests 

    Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre (2020-03-30)
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    This report focuses on the mechanical characterization of blends prepared adding 10%, 20% and 30% w/w of rPET-O, and the evaluation of the effect of additional amount of TiO2 added to the blend with 20% w/w of rPET-O. The ...
  • Development of high performance materials based on opaque PET packaging: Preparation of samples by melt extrusion 

    Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre (2018-03-14)
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    The first step of this work is the preparation of blends by melt extrusion. The objective of this deliverable is to describe the processing conditions of these blends. We do not deal with the characterization of blends ...
  • Impact behavior of PLA/PCL bioblends 

    León Albiter, Noel; Abt, Tobias Martin; Hortos Llobera, Martí; Espino, Sebastian; Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (2020)
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    The effect of adding polycaprolactone (PCL) on the impact behavior of poly(lactic acid) (PLA) has been evaluated. Bioblends (with and without compatibilizer) were prepared in a pilot plant (twin screw extrusion, 5kg/h) ...
  • Self-healable and eco-friendly hydrogels for flexible supercapacitors 

    Babeli Aguilera, Ismael; Ruano Torres, Guillem; Puiggalí Jou, Anna; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; García Torres, José Manuel (Wiley (John Wiley & Sons), 2021-03-11)
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    One limitation of wearable electronics, and at the same time a challenge, is the lack of energy storage devices with multiple functionalities produced using clean and environmental-friendly strategies. Here, a multifunctional ...
  • PLA/BIOPA bioblends for FDM: Mechanica and fracture behavior 

    Cailloux, Jonathan; García Masabet, Violeta del Valle; Loaeza Becerril, Alfonso David; Carrasco Alonso, Félix Ángel; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa; Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre (2020)
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    The fracture behaviour of PLA/PA bioblends has been investigated in order to extend its processing through fused deposition modeling printing by pellets supply (FDM-p). The viability of the processing technique in creating ...
  • Corrosion resistance and ion release of dental prosthesis of COCR obtained by CAD-CAM milling, casting and laser sintering 

    Padrós, Roberto; Giner Tarrida, Lluís; Herrero Climent, Mariano; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Gil Mur, Javier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-06-01)
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    Covenantee:   Barcelona Dental Institute / Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Porto Dental Institute
    Corrosion resistance and ion release behavior have been evaluated for thirty dental restoration samples obtained by three different manufacturing systems: computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD-CAM), traditional ...
  • BSA- and elastin-coated GO, but not collagen-coated GO, enhance the biological performance of alginate hydrogels 

    Raslan, Ahmed; Saenz del Burgo, Laura; Espona Noguera, Albert; Ochoa de Retana, Ana Maria; Sanjuán, María Luisa; Cañibano-Hernández, Alberto; Gálvez-Martín, Patriza; Ciriza, Jesús; Pedraz, Jose Luiz (2020-06-11)
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    The use of embedded cells within alginate matrices is a developing technique with great clinical applications in cell-based therapies. However, one feature that needs additional investigation is the improvement of ...
  • Corrosion-induced changes on Hertzian contact damage in cemented carbides 

    Zheng, Yafeng; Fargas Ribas, Gemma; Lavigne, Olivier; Roitero, Erica; Llanes Pitarch, Luis Miguel (2020-11-01)
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    In this study, the influence of corrosion on the mechanical response and damage induced under Hertzian indentation is assessed for three cemented carbides with metallic binders of different chemical nature. Corrosion ...

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