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  • New epoxy thermosets derived from clove oil prepared by epoxy-amine curing 

    Santiago Abraira, David; Guzmán, Dailyn; Ramis Juan, Xavier; Ferrando Piera, Francesc; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-01-01)
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    New thermosets from a triglycidyl eugenol derivative (3EPOEU) as a renewable epoxy monomer were obtained by an epoxy-amine curing process. A commercially-available Jeffamine® and isophorone diamine, both obtained from ...
  • Synthesis and thermophysical characterization of fatty Amides for thermal energy storage 

    Canela Xandri, Anna; Villorbina Noguera, Gemma; Balcells Fluvia, Mercè; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Cabeza Fabra, Luisa Fernanda; Canela Garayoa, Ramon (2019-10-21)
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    Nine monoamides were synthesized from carboxylic acids (C8–C18) and crude glycerol. The final monoamides were the result of a rearrangement of the acyl chain during the final hydrogenation process. The purity of the final ...
  • Curing and thermomechanical properties of off-stoichiometric anhydride-epoxy thermosets 

    Morancho Llena, José María; Ramis Juan, Xavier; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Salla Tarragó, José María; Konuray, Ali Osman; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels (Springer, 2019-11)
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    n the present work, we report the preparation and characterization of a new family of thermosets based on off-stoichiometric anhydride–epoxy formulations in the presence of an anionic initiator. Diglycidyl ether of bisphenol ...
  • A new class of vitrimers based on aliphatic poly(thiourethane) networks with shape memory and permanent shape reconfiguration 

    Gamardella, Francesco; Guerrero, Federico; Flor López, Sílvia de la; Ramis Juan, Xavier; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels (Elsevier, 2019-01-05)
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    Vitrimers are a new promising class of polymeric materials which are attracting increasing attention thanks to their thermosetting characteristics with their capability of being reprocessed and recyclable, which make them ...
  • Acetoacetate based thermosets prepared by dual-Michael addition reactions 

    Konuray, Ali Osman; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Ramis Juan, Xavier; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-01-01)
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    A novel set of dual-curable multiacetoacetate-multiacrylate-divinyl sulfone ternary materials with versatile and manipulable properties are presented. In contrast to common dual-curing systems, the first stage polymer ...
  • Rheological and mechanical characterization of dual-curing thiol-acrylate-epoxy thermosets for advanced applications 

    Russo, Claudio; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Flor López, Sílvia de la (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-06-01)
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    Mechanical and rheological properties of novel dual-curing system based on sequential thiol-acrylate and thiol-epoxy reactions are studied with the aim of addressing the obtained materials to suitable advanced applications. ...
  • Tailor-made thermosets obtained by sequential dual-curing combining isocyanate-thiol and epoxy-thiol click reactions 

    Gamardella, Francesco; Sabatini, Valentina; Ramis Juan, Xavier; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels (Elsevier, 2019-06-12)
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    In this work, a new family of thermosets based on thiol-isocyanate-epoxy networks has been prepared via sequential dual-curing methodology where both reactions are activated by temperature. The sequential dual behaviour ...
  • Time-temperature-transformation (TTT) diagram of dual-curable epoxy thermosets obtained via two sequential epoxy-amine condensations 

    Konuray, Ali Osman; Salla Tarragó, José María; Morancho Llena, José María; Fernández Francos, Xavier; García Álvarez, Montserrat; Ramis Juan, Xavier (2019-08-01)
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    A simple and robust strategy to generate time-temperature-transformation (TTT) diagrams for dual-curable thermosets is presented. TTT diagram is built for a dual-curable amine-epoxy formulation. Both curing stages are ...
  • Hard epoxy thermosets obtained via two sequential epoxy-amine condensations 

    Konuray, Ali Osman; García, Aina; Morancho Llena, José María; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels; Ferrando Piera, Francesc; García Álvarez, Montserrat; Ramis Juan, Xavier (Elsevier, 2019-07-01)
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    A new family of dual-curable poly(ß-hydroxyamine ether) thermosets based on amine-epoxy formulations has been prepared and characterized. Both curing stages consist in an epoxy-amine polycondensation, each having different ...
  • Achieving high thermal conductivity in epoxy composites: Effect of boron nitride particle size and matrix-filler interface 

    Moradi, Sasan; Calventus Solé, Yolanda; Román Concha, Frida Rosario; Hutchinson, John M. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-07-06)
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    For the thermal management of high watt density circuit layers, it is common to use a filled epoxy system to provide an electrically insulating but thermally conducting bond to a metal substrate. An epoxy-thiol system ...
  • Kinetics analysis and simulation of sequential epoxy dual-curing systems with independent thermal activation 

    Santín Serrano, David; Konuray, Ali Osman; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Ramis Juan, Xavier (2019-03-01)
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    The curing kinetics of a sequential dual-curing system based on an off-stoichiometric amine-epoxy formulation with intermediate latent reactivity has been analyzed. The first curing stage is an epoxy-amine polycondensation ...
  • Characterization of sequential dual-curing of thiol-acrylate-epoxy systems with controlled thermal properties 

    Russo, Claudio; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Flor López, Sílvia de la (Elsevier, 2019-03-01)
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    In this work, a novel sequential dual-curing system based on thiol-acrylate-epoxy formulations is developed and characterized. Both reaction stages are thermally activated and sequentially relies on difference in the ...

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