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  • Recyclable organocatalyzed poly(Thiourethane) covalent adaptable networks 

    Gamardella, Francesco; Muñoz, Sara; Flor López, Sílvia de la; Ramis Juan, Xavier; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-12-04)
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    A new type of tetraphenylborate salts derived from highly basic and nucleophilic amines, namely 1,5-diazabicyclo[4.3.0]non-5-ene (DBN), 1,8-diazabicyclo(5.4.0)undec-7-ene (DBU) and triazabicyclodecene (TBD), was applied ...
  • Curing kinetics of acrylate-based and 3D printable IPNs 

    Konuray, Ali Osman; Salla Tarragó, José María; Morancho Llena, José María; Fernández Francos, Xavier; García Álvarez, Montserrat; Ramis Juan, Xavier (2020-10-01)
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    In this work, the kinetics of curing of a new family of interpenetrating polymer networks (IPNs) obtained by co-formulation of a photocurable acrylic resin with a thermocurable epoxy/anhydride mixture is studied. The first ...
  • Shape-memory actuators based on dual-curing thiol-acrylate-epoxy thermosets 

    Russo, Claudio; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Flor López, Sílvia de la (2020-01-01)
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    In this work, new shape-memory thermosets have been developed using a thiol-acrylate-epoxy dual-curing system. A previously studied system has been successfully modified, introducing different amounts of tri(2,3-epoxypro ...
  • Epoxy composites filled with boron nitride: cure kinetics and the effect of particle shape on the thermal conductivity 

    Moradi, Sasan; Calventus Solé, Yolanda; Román Concha, Frida Rosario; Hutchinson, John M. (Springer, 2020-05-25)
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    Thermally conducting and electrically insulating materials have been prepared by filling an epoxy–thiol system with boron nitride (BN) particles of different shapes (platelets and agglomerates) and sizes (from 2 to 180 ...
  • Dual curing of an epoxy resin with dicarboxylic acids 

    Morancho Llena, José María; Ramis Juan, Xavier; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Konuray, Ali Osman; Salla Tarragó, José María; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels (Springer, 2020-03-18)
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    In this work, we have studied the preparation and characterization of a new family of thermosets based on off-stoichiometric diacid-epoxy formulations in the presence of 1-methylimidazole as initiator. Tri-glycidyl para-amino ...
  • Dual-curable stereolithography resins for superior thermomechanical properties 

    Konuray, Ali Osman; Di Donato, Fabio; Sangermano, Marco; Bonada Bo, Jordi; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels; Ramis Juan, Xavier (2020-09-01)
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    Stereolithography (SL) stands out as a relatively fast additive manufacturing method to produce thermoset components with high resolutions. The majority of SL resins consist of acrylate monomers which result in materials ...
  • Recyclable poly(thiourethane) vitrimers with high Tg. Influence of the isocyanate structure 

    Gamardella, Francesco; Flor López, Sílvia de la; Ramis Juan, Xavier; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels (2020-06-01)
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    Networked poly(thiourethane) materials with Tgs around 130 °C, derived from two aliphatic isocyanates (isophorone diisocyanate, IPDI and 4,4'-methylene bis(cyclohexyl isocyanate), HMDI) and one aromatic diisocyanate ...
  • The use of click-type reactions in the preparation of thermosets 

    Konuray, Ali Osman; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Flor López, Sílvia de la; Ramis Juan, Xavier; Serra Albet, Maria Àngels (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-05-09)
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    Click chemistry has emerged as an effective polymerization method to obtain thermosets with enhanced properties for advanced applications. In this article, commonly used click reactions have been reviewed, highlighting ...
  • 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 ...

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