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Preparation and thermal properties of porous heterogeneous composite phase change materials based on molten salts/expanded graphite

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This article discussed the creation of phase change composite materials using molten binary salts and expanded graphite (EG). Three different salts were used, LiNO3–KCl, LiNO3–NaNO3 and LiNO3–NaCl. ...

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Thermal Characterization of Lauric–Stearic Acid/Expanded Graphite Eutectic Mixture as Phase Change Materials

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Expanded graphite (EG) was added to lauric acid (LA)-stearic acid (SA) phase change materials to enhance their thermal conductivities. The PCMs were prepared in varying mass fractions of LA ...

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Preparation of low-density polyethylene/low-temperature expandable graphite composites with high thermal conductivity by an in situ expansion melt blending process

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Low-temperature expandable graphite (LTEG) was blended into low-density polyethylene (LDPE) to prepare composite materials with an enhanced thermal conductivity in comparison to pure LDPE. The thermal conductivity of a composite ...

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Innovant agromaterials formulated with flax shaves and proteinic binder: Process and characterization

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Agro-composite materials were produced from flax shaves and the properties of these composites were determined experimentally. The structure and morphology of the composites was determined by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), ...

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Silver incorporated microencapsulation of n-hexadecane andn-octadecane appropriate for dynamic thermal management in textiles

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In this paper, the authors discuss the preparation of microencapsulated phase change materials (PCMs). The PCMs used in this study were n-hexadecane and n-octadecane, and the shell was made up ...

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Effect of Graphene Layer Thickness and Mechanical Compliance on Interfacial Heat Flow and Thermal Conduction in Solid–Liquid Phase Change Materials

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The thermal conductivities of paraffin-based composite phase change materials (PCMs) containing different types of graphene nanoparticles were determined using the transient plane source method. It was determined that the thermal ...

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High thermally conductive PLA based composites with tailored hybrid network of hexagonal boron nitride and graphene nanoplatelets

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Polyactic acid (PLA)-micro hexagonal boron nitride (hBN)-graphene nanoplatelet (GNP) polymer composites were prepared, and the effects of varying filler contents on the thermal and mechanical properties of the ...

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Improved Thermal Conductivity of Poly(trimethylene terephthalate-block-poly(tetramethylene oxide) Based Nanocomposites Containing Hybrid Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes/Graphene Nanoplatelets Fillers

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Poly(trimethylene terephthalate)-block-poly(tetramethylene oxide) (PTT-PMTO) copolymer-based nanocomposites containing a combination of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) and graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) as carbon nanofillers were investigated to determine their thermal ...

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Effects of inclusion size on thermal conductivity and rheological behavior of ethylene glycol-based suspensions containing silver nanowires with various specific surface areas

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The effects of silver nanowire size on the thermal conductivities of ethylene glycol-based nanofluids were investigated experimentally. The effects of altering the loading concentration of nanowires, and altering the temperature ...

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Effective thermal conductivity and diffusivity of GeSeSb glasses measured simultaneously as a function of temperature and fit to empirical equations

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The effective thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity was measured for chalcogenide glass samples of the formulation Ge30-xSe70Sbx (x = 10, 15, 20, 25). It was found that both the effective thermal conductivity and ...

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