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  • CONPLUMAS: valorización de residuos biogénicos fibrosos para la obtención de nuevos materiales 

    Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2019-09-10)
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  • Curing epoxy with ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) surface-functionalized CoxFe3- xO4 magnetic nanoparticles 

    Jouyandeh, Maryam; Ganjali, Mohammad Reza; Ali, Jagar Abdulazez; Aghazadeh, Mustafa; Karimzadeh, Isa; Formela, Krzysztof; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Saeb, Mohammad Reza (2019-08-19)
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    In this work, the bulk and surface composition of Fe3O4 supermagnetic nanoparticles were modified for efficient epoxy curing. The bare, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) capped, and cobalt (Co)-doped EDTA capped Fe3O4 ...
  • Grafeno: el material del presente con mucho futuro 

    Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Salueña Berna, Javier (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2019-02-14)
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  • Production and evaluation of antimicrobial microcapsules with essential oils using complex coacervation 

    Lopez, Arianne; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Vilaseca Vallvé, M. Mercedes; Valles, Betina; Prieto, Remedios; Simo, Mercedes (Springer, 2019-08-09)
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    Nowadays, the needs and requirements to avoid infections during surgical operations, require to be more imaginative than ever. The one-use textiles substrates that are used in hospitals can be, also, a way to transport the ...
  • Preliminary investigation on auto-thermal extrusion of ground tire rubber 

    Zedler, Lukasz; Kowalkowska-Zedler, Daria; Vahabi, Henri; Reza Saeb, Mohammad; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Wang, Shifeng; Formela, Krzysztof (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-06-28)
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    Ground tire rubber (GTR) was processed using an auto-thermal extrusion as prerequisite to green reclaiming of GTR. The reclaimed GTR underwent a series of tests: thermogravimetric analysis combined with Fourier-transform ...
  • Kinetics of dyeing in continuous circulation with direct dyes: tencel case 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Meng, Xu; Qian, Hongfei; Immich, Ana Paula (2019-07-16)
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    Due to the special characteristics of Tencel fibres, it is important to gather new data and information in order to improve our knowledge of their performance during dyeing. Kinetic equations are used to describe the ...
  • Environmental impact assessment of sound absorbing nonwovens based on chicken feathers waste 

    Casadesús Fusté, Marta; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Molins Duran, Gemma; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (2019-06-28)
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    Chicken feathers (CFs) are currently a biogenic solid waste generated on a large scale and around the world. Its valorization could provide a great opportunity to manufacture environmentally friendly materials and increase ...
  • Mathematical models for drug delivery from textile 

    Martí Gelabert, Meritxell; Martínez, Vanessa; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Coderch Negra, Luisa (2019-06-24)
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    Gallic acid was microencapsulated in poly-¿-caprolactone by the solvent evaporation method and was applied onto biofunctional textile substrates, cotton, and polyamide fabrics using a finishing process. A higher content ...
  • Microwave treatment in waste rubber recycling – Recent advances and limitations 

    Formela, Krzysztof; Hejna, Aleksander; Zedler, Lukasz; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier (2019-06-01)
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    Environmentally-friendly microwave heating is increasingly used in polymer chemistry and technology. The selectivity and highly efficiency in the heat transfer present a huge advantage in systems based on recycling, improving ...
  • Application of Aloe vera microcapsules in cotton nonwovens to obtain biofunctional textile 

    Fielder, Juliana Oliveira; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Souza Plath, Andre Mathias; Samulewski, Rafael Block; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (2019-06-01)
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    The microencapsulation of essential oils and its application in textile articles allows the aggregation ofdifferent functionalities to the substrates, imparting them antimicrobial properties, cosmetic effects, UVprotection, ...
  • Antennas based on low-cost thermoplastic polymer substrates for communication in the industrial, scientific and medical radio band 

    Gil Galí, Ignacio; Colom Fajula, Xavier (2019-05-10)
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    This work addresses the design guidelines, manufacturing process and experimental test of several antennas based on low cost and low loss thermoplastic polymer substrates. The proposed antennas are based on patch topologies ...
  • Comparative Study of The Finishing Effects Imparted by Enzymatic Treatments Applied to Undyed and Dyed Wool Fabrics 

    Riva Juan, Ascensión; Prieto Fuentes, María Remedios; Algaba Joaquín, Inés María; Lis Arias, Manuel José (2019-05)
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    The use of enzymes in the finishing of wool fabrics could be an alternative to the traditional finishing with chemicals. The main objective is to obtain some finishing processes that are more environment-friendly than the ...

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