Safety tests were conducted on cesium-loaded spherical resorcinol formaldehyde (SRF), resulting in a possible reclassification of the fire safety for the Cesium Ion Exchange Process System (CXP) emergency elution vessels, ...Read More
Performance of biocomposites from surface modified regenerated cellulose fibers and lactic acid thermoset bioresin
In this study, researchers set out to test the performance of biocomposites reinforced with regenerated cellulose fibers and lactic acid thermoset bioresin. A difference in treatments was conducted as the ...Read More
Intumescent epoxy resins are used commercially for fireproofing because of their ability to swell. The swelling action is initiated to shelter the materials beneath the resin from any potential heat ...
Keywords: Epoxy, Fire Protection, Intumescent epoxy resin, Lumped-parameter kinetic model, resin, Swelling, Thermal Conductivity, thermal degradation, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Enhanced thermoelectric properties of hybridized conducting aerogels based on carbon nanotubes and pyrolyzed resorcinol–formaldehyde resin
Multi walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbonized resorcinol-formaldehyde (RF) resin were used to create a conducting aerogel with a high electrical conductivity and Seebeck coefficient but a low thermal conductivity. ...
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes, carbonized resorcinol-formaldehyde, carbonized resorcinol-formaldehyde (RF), CNTs, Electrical Conductivity, Figure of Merit, Figure of Merit (ZT), hybridized aerogels, multi-walled carbon nanotubes, Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), MWCNTs, resin, RF, Seebeck coefficient, Thermal Conductivity, ZTRead More
Rheology and Thermal Conductivity of Diamond Powder-Filled Liquid Epoxy Encapsulants for Electronic Packaging
Diamond powders with various particle sizes were dispersed in an epoxy resin in an effort to increase its thermal conductivity. Dispersion of a mixture of particle sizes from 1 to 100 µm ...Read More
Si-SiC composite foams were prepared using tannin-based foams as templates. The foams were prepared by four different methods for the determination of which method would best produce a foam with ...
Keywords: Cellular Ceramics, ceramics, Mercury Porosimetry, Raman Microscopy, resin, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, TGA, Thermal Conductivity, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), transient plane source method, X-ray Diffraction, X-ray diffraction (XRD), XRDRead More
Thermal conductivity improvement of composite carbon foams based on tannin-based disordered carbon matrix and graphite fillers
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 ...
Keywords: carbon, Cell Size, Compressive Strength, density, Fillers, Foams, graphite, pcms, phase change materials, porosity, Quasi-Static Compression, resin, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, Thermal Conductivity, transient plane source method, Window Size, Young's ModulusRead More
Enhanced thermal and mechanical properties of epoxy composites filled with silver nanowires and nanoparticles
The authors have investigated the use of silver nanomaterials as a filler in epoxy resin in an effort to identify a composite resin with a high thermal conductivity for application ...
Keywords: Adhesive Bonding Measurement, density, Epoxy, Fillers, Nanoparticles, Polymer composites, resin, Scanning Electron Microscope, Scanning electron microscope (SEM), SEM, thermal interface materials, Thermal-Conductivity Coefficient, TIMs, transient plane source methodRead More
The authors present a method of preparing an aluminum shoe mold by a novel process called vacuum sealed casting. It was determined that the prototype shoe should be made of ...Read More
Core-shell structure design of pulverized expandable graphite particles and their application in flame-retardant rigid polyurethane foams
The authors describe a synthesis method for a series of pulverized expandable graphite (pEG)/melamine-formaldehyde (MF) resin core-shell structure particles. The particles are also added into rigid polyurethane foams (RPUF) ...
Keywords: Compressive Modulus, Compressive Strength, expandable, Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy, Fourier-Transform Infrared, FTIR, graphite, Limiting Oxygen Index, Polyurethane Foams, resin, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, Spectroscopy, Thermal Conductivity, thermal insulation, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Transient Plane Source Technique, Volume ExpansionRead More