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  • Analysis of lignin content in alkaline treated hemp fibres: thermogravimetric studies and determination of kinetics of delignification 

    Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Manich, Albert; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Riba, Marta; Algaba Joaquín, Inés María; Cayuela Marín, Diana (2021)
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    The ease of cultivation, structure and properties of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.), provide it a great potential for industrial applications; nevertheless, the unfavourable high content of lignin complicates its processing, ...
  • Influence of the time of alkaline delignification on moisture uptake behaviour of hemp 

    Manich, Albert; Perez Renetero, Sonia; Marti, Meritxell; Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Riba, Marta; Algaba Joaquín, Inés María; Cayuela Marín, Diana (2021)
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    Raw hemp fibres are alkaline delignified at different times in order to evaluate the effect of time of delignification on moisture uptake behaviour of hemp. Lignin content of samples is measured. Samples of original and ...
  • Characterization of cement composite plates reinforced with nonwovens obtained from technical waste fibres 

    Gónzalez López, Laura; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Ventura Casellas, Heura (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2021)
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  • Upcycling fibers from end-of-life clothes & textile remnants for sustainable building materials: closing the loop for a circular economy (Recybuildmat) 

    Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ventura Casellas, Heura (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2021)
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  • Preliminary study on new micro textile waste fiber reinforced cement composite 

    Sadrolodabaee, Payam; Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2021)
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    Large amounts of nonrenewable resources are depleted by the construction industry in addition to the generation of million tons of mineral waste and carbon dioxide gas every year. For the sake of a more sustainable consumption ...
  • High performance textile filaments based in polyester- CaF2 and montanic acid with multifunctional alcohols composites 

    Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Riba Moliner, Marta; Sanchez Loredo, Maria Guadalupe; Cayuela Marín, Diana (International Federation of Associations of Textile Chemists and Colourists (IFATCC), 2021)
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  • Rheology, mechanical performance and penetrability through flax nonwoven fabrics of lime pastes 

    Rakhsh Mahpour, Ali; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón; Claramunt Blanes, Josep (2021)
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    The use of plant fibers as a reinforcement for fragile matrices could be an option to improve the sustainability of the construction materials. These reinforcements can be in different forms as short fibers, long fibers ...
  • Hemp cottonization 

    Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Rafael Graciano, Montserrat; Cano Casas, Francesc; Lis Arias, Manuel José; Riba Moliner, Marta; Cayuela Marín, Diana (International Federation of Associations of Textile Chemists and Colourists (IFATCC), 2021)
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  • Dyeing of cellulosic fibres by dyes obtained from biosources 

    Josa Rosell, Mariona; Alvarez, Tania; Mijas Vélez, Gabriela Dayana; Cayuela Marín, Diana; Prieto Fuentes, María Remedios; Riba Moliner, Marta (International Federation of Associations of Textile Chemists and Colourists (IFATCC), 2021)
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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 ...

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