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Noble-gas-infused neoprene closed-cell foams achieving ultra-low thermal conductivity fabrics

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Closed cell foams are widely used as protective garments in extreme environments. This article studied the use of neoprene-based materials in wetsuits by developing a strategy for reducing the thermal ...

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Hybridizing graphene aerogel into three-dimensional graphene foam for high-performance composite phase change materials

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The present study aims at encapsulating hybrid graphene aerogel (HGA) into 3D graphene foam (GF) to fabricate high-performance composite phase change materials (PCM). Using the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technique, ...

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Biobased foams from condensed tannin extracts from Norway spruce (Picea abies) bark

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Research found tannins have been successful as monomers to produce organic foams with superior properties for thermal insulation. Norway spruce (Picea abies) tannins were extracted and used to prepare tannin/...

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Effect of vinyl-modified silica and raw silica particles on the properties of as-prepared polymer-silica nanocomposite foams

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This research studied the effect of the addition of vinyl-modified silica and raw silica additions to polymer-silica nanocomposite foams. Extensive physical property characterization was undertaken after their addition to quantify ...

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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 of porous mullite ceramics with low thermal conductivity 

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This study analyses a mullite ceramic formed through foaming and starch consolidation of mullite powder, and how its thermal conductivity changes with porosity of the ceramic. The thermal conductivity was ...

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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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Ultralow cost reticulated carbon foams from household cleaning pad wastes

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In this paper, cost efficient RVC foams were fabricated from household cleaning pad waste (CPW) and sucrose. A Hot Disk TPS 2500 measured the thermal conductivity of the RVC foams using ...

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Modification of tannin based rigid foams using oligomers of a hyperbranched poly(amine-ester) 

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This paper examined the synthesis of hyperbranched polymers (HBPs) and how their hydroxyl end groups help form networks in tannin-based foams. A Hot disk TPS 2500 measured the thermal conductivity of ...

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