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  • ¿Son recomendables las ‘mascarillas de tela’? 

    Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Cayuela Marín, Diana; Carrera Gallissà, Enric; Tornero García, José Antonio (2020-11-16)
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  • Estudio de la aplicación de fibras extraídas de subproductos agrícolas en agrotextiles 

    Gonzalez Castaño, Carla; Gónzalez López, Laura; Parés Sabatés, Ferran; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (Asociación Española de Químicos y Coloristas Textiles, 2020-10-20)
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    La creciente preocupación sobre los temas ambientales ha despertado un fuerte interés en los subproductos que se generan en la agricultura susceptibles de transformarse en nuevas materias primas para otras aplicaciones. ...
  • Material characterization and Monte Carlo simulation of lead and non-lead X-Ray shielding materials 

    Aral, Nebahat; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (2020-04-16)
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    In this paper, the compositions of commercial lead and non-lead X-ray protective materials were investigated by material analysis methods as FTIR-ATR, SEM/EDS, and density measurement to estimate the content of the structures, ...
  • New strategy for grafting hydrophobization of lignocellulosic fiber materials with octadecylamine using a laccase/TEMPO system 

    Dong, Aixue; Teklu, Kidanu Masho; Wang, Weiming; Fan, Xuerong; Wang, Qiang; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Dong, Zhen (2020-05-22)
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  • 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 ...
  • Evolution of interfacial shear strength and mean intrinsic single strength in biobased composites from bio-polyethylene and thermo-mechanical pulp- corn stover fibers 

    Tarrés Farrés, Joaquim Agustí; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-06)
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    In this article, with the aim of promoting sustainability, contributing to the circular economy and the fight against climate change, the production of composite materials from Bio-polyethylene reinforced with corn stover ...
  • Fire behaviour of biobased textile reinforced cement composites 

    Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Haurie Ibarra, Laia; Gónzalez López, Laura; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019)
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    Our research group has recently developed a composite laminate reinforced with flax fibre nonwoven fabrics with a flexural strength of around 30 MPa and a toughness of around 13 kJ/m2, owing to the combination of a strong ...
  • Biobased cement composites for more sustainable farm constructions 

    Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Gónzalez López, Laura; Parés Sabatés, Ferran; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2019)
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    The aim of this research is to test the potential use of calcium aluminate cement-based composites, reinforced with flax fabrics, as materials for application in farm constructions. To this end, the effects of some chemicals ...
  • On the path to a new generation of cement-based composites through the use of lignocellulosic micro/nanofibers 

    Reixach, Rafel; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Chamorro Trenado, Miquel Ángel; Llorens Sulivera, Joan; Pareta Marjaneda, Maria Mercè; Tarrés Farré, Joaquim Agustí; Mutjé Pujol, Pere; Delgado Aguilar, Marc (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-05-01)
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    Due to its high biocompatibility, bio-degradability, and low cost, cellulose finds application in disparate areas of research. Here we focus our attention on the potential applications of cellulose nanofiber in ...
  • Obtaining of a PET-CaF2 hybrid multifilament: non-isothermal crystallization studies 

    Riba Moliner, Marta; Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Sánchez-Loredo, María Guadalupe; Cayuela Marín, Diana (Elsevier, 2020-02)
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    Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) has been mixed with fluorite (CaF2) particles to obtain micro- and nanocomposites aiming to obtain a hybrid multifilament. In first term, the use of two montanic waxes and an amide wax ...
  • Surface modification of flax nonwovens for the development of sustainable, high performance, and durable calcium aluminate cement composites 

    Gónzalez López, Laura; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Hsieh, You-Lo; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (Elsevier, 2020-03-05)
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    The aim of this paper is to evaluate the influence of sustainable surface treatments —performed on flax nonwoven fabrics as textile reinforcement— on the durability of calcium aluminate cement (CAC) based composites. Two ...
  • Estudio de los efectos de tratamientos a no-tejidos de lino para su aplicación en materiales de construcción 

    Gónzalez López, Laura; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Parés Sabatés, Ferran; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (Asociación Española de Químicos y Coloristas Textiles, 2018-06)
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    La creciente necesidad de reducir el grado de contaminación de las sociedades más desarrolladas, ha puesto a las materias primas renovables y biodegradables en el punto de mira, tanto de la ciencia como de la industria. ...

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