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  • Packaging from renewable sources with antimicrobial properties: development and applications 

    Silva, Luan Ramos da; Almeida Bachega Casari, Andressa Cecília; Santos R.C, Bruna; Avelino, Kely; Ferraz, Michaela; Justi, Priscila; Pereira Lima, Rene; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Matta Fakhouri, Farayde (2018-11-16)
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    A large amount of packaging has been used and discarded daily, and most of them are discarded in the nature and require many years to decompose. The use of synthetic polymers, due to its advantages and processability, is ...
  • Biomedical applications of powder metallurgy 

    Rodríguez Contreras, Alejandra María; Punset Fuste, Miquel; Manero Planella, José María; CALERO, JOSE ANTONIO; Torres Garrido, Diego (Elsevier, 2021-09-01)
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    The performance and properties of Titanium (Ti) and its alloys can be fully exploited for biomedical applications such as orthopedic and dental implants, when porous structures are used. Such Ti structures can matched the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, M. 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 ...