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  • Reactive processing and functionalization of ground tire rubber 

    Zedler, Lukasz; Przybysz, Marta; Hejna, Aleksander; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Saeb, Mohammad Reza; Formela, Krzysztof (Springer, 2020)
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    The dynamic development of the automotive industry resulted in a significant increase in rubber wastes, especially end-of-life tires, which are a serious threat to the natural environment and human health. This situation ...
  • Beta-cyclodextrines in textile industry 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José (2020-09-02)
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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, ...
  • Vehiculation of active principles as a way to create smart and biofunctional textiles 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José; Coderch, Luisa; Martí, Meritxell; Alonso, Cristina; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (VIDE LEAF, 2020-09-24)
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    In some specific fields of application (e.g., cosmetics, pharmacy), textile substrates need to incorporate sensible molecules (active principles) that can be affected if they are sprayed freely on the surface of fabrics. ...
  • Vehiculation of active principles as a way to create smart and biofunctional textiles 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José; Coderch, Luisa; Martí Gilabert, Meritxell; Alonso, Cristina; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-04-20)
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    In some specific fields of application (e.g., cosmetics, pharmacy), textile substrates need to incorporate sensible molecules (active principles) that can be affected if they are sprayed freely on the surface of fabrics. ...
  • Vector diseases treatment based on intermediate complexion using textile substrates 

    Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Silva, Tais Larissa; Lis Arias, Manuel José (2019-04-15)
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    The most efficient insect repellents are DEET (N, N-diethhyl-meta-toluamide) from synthetic origin and citronella essential oil from natural origin. However, there are other products that can also be used as insect repellents ...
  • Biofunctional textiles 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José; Martí, Meritxell; Coderch Negra, Luisa; Alonso, Cristina; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio; Immich, Ana Paula; Tornero, José Antonio (2019-04-15)
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    The aim of the chapter is to state different new possibilities that textile substrates offer for more specialized functions as Biomedical devices, Cos-metics, Skin treatment, and which are ...
  • Thermoplastic elastomers filled with GTR 

    Formela, Krzysztof; Haponiuk, Josef T; Wang, S.; Colom Fajula, Xavier (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2018-10-03)
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    Rubber is used in a vast number of products, from tyres on vehicles to disposable surgical gloves. Increasingly both manufacturers and legislators are realising that recycling is essential for environmental sustainability ...
  • Surface treatment of rubber waste 

    Colom Fajula, Xavier; Marín Genescà, Marc; Formela, Krzysztof; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2018-10-03)
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    Rubber is used in a vast number of products, from tyres on vehicles to disposable surgical gloves. Increasingly both manufacturers and legislators are realising that recycling is essential for environmental sustainability ...
  • Nafion nanocomposites: does the polymeric structure drive the features of nanoparticles or vice versa ? 

    Domènech Garcia, Berta; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Macanás de Benito, Jorge (Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2016)
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    Nafion is the first and the most well-known and commonly used ionomer membrane, applied nowadays in a broad variety of applications. This wide suitableness comes up in last instance from its chemical structure: a hydrophobic ...
  • Implementing social awareness into engineering curricula 

    Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Casasús, Josep Maria (Springer International Publishing, 2015-06-01)
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    The inclusion of competences related to social context in engineers’ education has been recommended by several organizations and authors. Among these abilities appears the development of reflective and behavioral skills ...
  • Environmentally-safe catalytically active and biocide polymer-metal nanocomposites with enhanced structural parameters 

    Alonso González, Amanda; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Davies, Gemma L.; Gun'ko, Yuri K.; Muñoz Tapia, Maria; Muraviev, Dmitri N. (INTECH, 2011)
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  • New routes to recycle scrap tyres 

    Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Casas Carné, M. del Pilar; Carrillo Navarrete, Fernando (INTECH, 2011-08-10)
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