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  • 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 ...
  • Desarrollo y caracterización de acolchados biodegradables para el control de malas hierbas 

    Micó, Martí; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Verdú González, Antoni Maria Claret; Mas Serra, Maite (Universidad de Vigo, 2019)
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    Se ha llevado a cabo el diseño, fabricación en el laboratorio y caracterización mecánica de una serie de mezclas de materiales con la idea de valorar su posible utilidad como hidroacolchados. Se diseñaron ocho mezclas ...
  • Influence of non-cellulosic components’ removal on the wet-dry cycling durability of flax textile reinforced cement composites 

    Gónzalez López, Laura; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Parés Sabatés, Ferran; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (2018)
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  • Refuerzos de fibras vegetales para materiales de construcción más sostenibles 

    Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (2017)
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  • Durability of natural fibers reinforced calcium aluminate cement matrices 

    Fernández Carrasco, Lucía; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (2017)
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    In this paper we describe a study of the durability of calcium aluminate cement (CAC) reinforced with nano- and micro- cellulose fibers. The nanocelluloses were in the form of nanofibrillated cellulose -obtained from sisal ...
  • Investigation of geotextile resistance to the environment 

    Somogyi Škoc, Maja; Borrás, Jaume; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Tarbuk, Anita (2016)
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    The aim of this work was to provide an investigation of nonwoven geotextiles resistance to the environment. When a geotextile is used in a civil engineering structure, it is intended to perform a particular function for a ...
  • Análisis del papel de las Agencias 

    Carrera Gallissà, Enric (THOMSON REUTERS, 2015)
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  • Surface treatment of denim fabric for selective fading 

    Carrión Fité, Francisco Javier (2016)
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    A growing customer demand currently exists for denim apparel with a used, worn, faded appearance or even holes in the fabric. In this work, we examined the effect of treating denim with an aqueous solution of an oxidant ...
  • Crosstalk characterization of fabrics elaborated with conductive yarns 

    Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio; Cano Casas, Francesc; Parés Sabatés, Ferran (2016)
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    The electrical characterization of crosstalk of fabrics elaborated with conductive yarns is investigated. The impact of the source, victim and ground traces location is reported. The experimental results show that the ...
  • Evaluation of fire behaviour of flax fabrics treated with expandable graphite based coatings 

    Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Haurie Ibarra, Laia (2015)
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    lmprovement of the fire behaviour of flax fabrics treated with silica coatings containing expandable graphite preparad through sol-gel treatment has been studied. Results show that silica coating containing expandable graphite ...
  • Nonwoven flax fiber mats and white portland cement composites for building envelopes 

    Fernández Carrasco, Lucía; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Llerena Encalada, Ana; Torrens Martín, David; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2015)
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    Traditionally, architectural materials performance was the key point for developing materials; but nowadays, other criteria’s as sustainability, availability and recyclability are being considered. By the other hand, the ...

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