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Keyword: Foams

Total Papers Found: 9

Tannin/furanic foams without blowing agents and formaldehyde

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The purpose of this study was to produce an environmentally friendly foam using tannins, that did not contain any formaldehyde or blowing agents. Two experimental tannin foams were compared to ...

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Thermal conductivity improvement of composite carbon foams based on tannin-based disordered carbon matrix and graphite fillers

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Composite carbon foams were prepared by mixing tannin-based resin with various graphite powders in an effort to improve the thermal conductivity relative to pristine carbon foams in order to use ...

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Preparation and thermal properties of UV-curable polyacrylate-gold nanocomposite foams 

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The purpose of this study was to fabricate and analyze the physical properties of polyacrylate–gold nanocomposites (PGNs) with gold nanoparticles (GNPs) as their nucleation agents. The transient plane source (...

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Heat transfer in microcellular polystyrene/multi-walled carbon nanotube nanocomposite foams

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Polystyrene/multi-walled carbon nanotube (PS/MWCNT) nanocomposite foams were prepared in order to determine if these foams exhibited a reduced thermal conductivity in comparison to pristine polystyrene foam. The thermal ...

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Tailoring the structure of cellular vitreous carbon foams

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The authors set out to prepare cellular vitreous carbon (CVC) foams with varying thermal and physical properties. This was accomplished by using tannin-based resin modified by different isocyanates in varying ...

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Functionalized graphene sheet filled silicone foam nanocomposites

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The authors report the synthesis of a novel functionalized graphene sheet (FGS)/silicone porous nanocomposite with varying concentrations of FGS. The physical and thermal properties of the synthesized nanocomposites were ...

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Glass foams from dismantled cathode ray tubes

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Glass components recovered from dismantled cathode ray tubes (CRTs) are very difficult to recycle or reuse and so other methods of using these glass components must be found to prevent ...

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Processing of microcellular cordierite ceramics from a preceramic polymer

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Researchers have developed an innovative processing route for producing microcellular cordierite ceramics within a three-step method. A) constructing ceramic-filled foams by heating a mixture of polysiloxane, expandable microspheres, talc, and ...

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Transient Thermal Conductivity Measurements -Comparison of Destructive and Non-destructive Techniques

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This paper discusses thermal conductivity measurements on homogenous and non-homogenous materials, using three transient methods: Laser Flash Method (LFM), Modified Hot Wire (MHW), and the Transient Plane Source (TPS). This ...

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