This report details a project undertaken in 2006 and 2007 to verify the fire rating of gypsum wall/steel stud assemblies. Samples were sent to six different fire testing laboratories and tested ...Read More
Keyword: Hot Disk TPS 2500 S
The Hot Disk TPS 2500S was used to measure the thermal conductivity of two novel polyurea/silica ORMOSILs (Organically Modified Silicates) created for use in high temperature optical applications. The ...Read More
This article discusses the creation and characterization of albumin based rigid and elastic foams. These foams were created using formaldehyde as the hardener for the protein, while camphor was used ...
Keywords: albumin, camphor, Crosslinking, elasticity, Foam, foam production, Formaldehyde, Hot Disk TPS 2500 S, protein, Rigidity, Scanning Electron Microscope, Scanning electron microscope (SEM), SEM, Thermal Conductivity, thermal insulationRead More
Novel lightweight and highly thermally insulative silica aerogel-doped poly (vinyl chloride)-coated fabric composite
In this research silica aerogels were incorporated into PVC fabrics by the research team to improve the overall performance of the fabrics. The aerogel was added in percent fractions of 0, 2, 3, ...Read More
Experimental and numerical investigation of form-stable dodecane/hydrophobic fumed silica composite phase change materials for cold energy storage
A new composite phase change material for cold thermal energy storage applications is described in this paper. The authors combined dodecane into hydrophobic fumed silica to create a form stable ...
Keywords: cold, differential scanning calorimeter, dodecane, electron micrographs, Hot Disk TPS 2500 S, numerical simulation, pcms, phase change materials, Silica, Test potential cold thermal energy storage PCMs, Thermal Conductivity, thermal energy storageRead More
Enhancement of the thermal performance of perforated clay brick walls through the addition of industrial nano-crystalline aluminium sludge
In an effort to become more sustainable, the construction industry has been looking for ways to use less new raw materials by making use of waste by-products from industrial applications. ...Read More
Tunable thermal conduction character of graphite-nanosheets-enhanced composite phase change materials via cooling rate control
Thermal energy storage (TES) is incredibly important to expanding the field of renewable energy. In this study, the authors look at the potential of composite phase change materials (PCMs) for ...
Keywords: Composite Phase Change Materials, composites, Cooling Rate, cooling rate control, Effect of Cooling Rate on Thermal Conductivity, Fillers, graphite, Hot Disk TPS 2500 S, nanosheets, pcms, phase change materials, renewable energy, scanning electron microscop, scanning electron microscop (SEM), SEM, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, thermal energy storage, transmission electron microscope, transmission electron microscope (TEM)Read More
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have extremely high thermal conductivity and can raise the thermal conductivity of a polymer matrix when used as an additive. Previous research has shown that random CNT ...
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes, CNT-oil combinations, CNTs, composites, Fillers, Hot Disk TPS 2500 S, multi-walled carbon nanotubes, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs), MWNTs, Polymer composites, Thermal Conductivity, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Characterization of the carbonization process of expandable graphite/silicone formulations in a simulated fire
Preventing steel from losing its strength during fires is crucial for safe evacuation and effective fire fighting. One of the most common protective coatings applied to steel and other construction ...
Keywords: Coatings, construction, expandable, Fire Protection, Fire Protection Advancements, graphite, High Temperature, High Temperature Analysis and Testing, high temperature performance, Hot Disk TPS 2500 S, Silicone, Thermal Conductivity, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Traditionally, white LED's are made by mixing phosphor with an epoxy resin. But, the phosphor is not always evenly distributed, and the epoxy resin has a low thermal conductivity resulting ...
Keywords: 2500 S, ceramic phosphor plate, ceramics, Hot Disk, Hot Disk TPS 2500 S, light-emitting diode (LED) applications, Lu3Al5O12:Ce3+ (LuAG:Ce), magnesium oxide (MgO), performance degradation, photoluminescence (PL) intensities, polyvinyl acetate (PVA), Powders, Silicon dioxide (SiO2), Thermal Conductivity, thermal stability, Transient plane source (TPS) method, Transient plane source (TPS) techniqueRead More