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  • The role of ß-Cyclodextrin in the textile industry — Review 

    Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Beraldo Firminio, Helen; Dias Da Silva, Joyce Gabriella; Sisqueira Curto Valle, Rita de Cassia; Borges Valle, Jorge Alexandre; Pereira Scacchetti, Fabio Alexandre; Tessaro, Andre Luiz (2020-08-09)
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    ß-Cyclodextrin (ß-CD) is an oligosaccharide composed of seven units of D-(+)-glucopyranose joined by a-1,4 bonds, which is obtained from starch. Its singular trunk conical shape organization, with a well-defined cavity, ...
  • Human hair biogenic fiber as a biosorbent of multiple heavy metals from aqueous solutions 

    Zhang, Helan; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; Palet Ballús, Cristina (2020-08-10)
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    Human hair natural fiber is mainly considered a waste in our society and its disposal can cause a major environmental impact. Hence, its valorization as a biosorbent of pollutants such as heavy metals is an interesting ...
  • Ground Tire Rubber recycling in applications as insulators in polymeric compounds according to spanish UNE standards 

    Marín Genescà, Marc; Garcia Amoros, Jordi; Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Massagués, Lluís; Bordes Arroyo, Jordi; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2020-08-02)
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    In the present research, we investigated the conceivable outcomes of using ground tire rubber (GTR) particle polymeric blends. Special methods of restoring tires that are no longer in use include GTR retreading, GTR blending ...
  • Study and characterization of the dielectric behavior of low linear density polyethylene composites mixed with ground tire rubber particles 

    Marín Genescà, Marc; Garcia Amoros, Jordi; Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Massagués, Lluís; Colom Fajula, Xavier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-05-01)
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    The waste rubber vulcanizate, on account of its stable, cross-linked and three-dimensional structural arrangement, is difficult to biodegrade. Thus, the ever-increasing bulk of worn-out tires is a serious environmental ...
  • Reclaimed rubber/poly(e-caprolactone) blends: structure, mechanical, and thermal properties 

    Hejna, Aleksander; Zedler, Lukasz; Przybysz, Marta; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Formela, Krzysztof (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-05-25)
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    The amount of elastomeric waste, especially from tires is constantly increasing on a globalscale. The recycling of these residua should be considered a priority. Compounding the waste rubberswith other polymers can be an ...
  • Aprovechamiento de residuos queratínicos para la sorción de cobre de soluciones acuosas 

    Casadesús Fusté, Marta; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Molins Duran, Gemma; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2020)
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    La industria avícola mundial genera una gran cantidad de residuos que en la actualidad son mayoritariamente desechados. Entre ellos, las plumas (CFs), estructuras queratínicas que presentan grupos funcionales y otras ...
  • 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 ...
  • Behavior of the three-phase induction motor with spiral sheet rotor 

    Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Boix Aragonès, Oriol; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Rolán Blanco, Alejandro (2009-03)
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    Improvements in torque at low currents using a rotor with spiral sheets are analyzed. Several rotors and stators have been built combining different constructive and mechanical characteristics of the related elements: ...
  • Use of chemically treated human hair wastes for the removal of heavy metal ions from water 

    Zhang, Helan; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando; López Mesas, Montserrat; Palet, Cristina (2020-04-29)
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    Human hair is considered a ubiquitous waste product and its accumulation can cause environmental problems. Hence, the search for alternatives that take advantage of this waste as a new raw material is of interest, and ...
  • Investigating the impact of curing system on structure-property relationship of natural rubber modified with brewery by-product and ground tire rubber 

    Zedler, Lukasz; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Saeb, Mohammad Reza; Haponiuk, Josef T; Formela, Krzysztof (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-03-03)
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    The application of wastes as a filler/reinforcement phase in polymers is a new strategy to modify the performance properties and reduce the price of biocomposites. The use of these fillers, coming from agricultural waste ...
  • Influencia en las propiedades mecánicas de varios compuestos poliméricos reforzados con partículas de GTR 

    Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Marin Genesca, Marc; Garcia Amoros, Jordi; Salueña Berna, Javier; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2019-10-01)
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    Un problema medioambiental grave, que nos afecta a los países industrializados desde hace años, lo cons-tituye el uso masivo de neumáticos, los cuales una vez utilizados, generan grandes existencias de ma-terial de residuo. ...
  • Influence of microwave treatment conditions of GTR on physico-mechanical and structural properties of NBR/NR/GTR composites 

    Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Saeb, Mohammad Reza; Przybysz, Marta; Zedler, Lukasz; Formela, Krzysztof (2019-07-01)
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    The increasing amount of tires used in the industry induces the researchers to find alternatives to the recycling of the end-of-life tires. Several alternatives in order to application of ground tire rubber GTR include ...

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