Keyword: thermal insulation

Total Papers Found: 58

Monodisperse Hollow Silica Nanospheres for Nano Insulation Materials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Life Cycle Assessment

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This article reported on the synthesis, characterization, life cycle assessment (LCA) of nano insulation materials (NIMs) that are made of hollow silica nanospheres (HSNSs). The transient plane source (TPS) technique ...

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Recylced natural wastes in metakaolin based porous geopolymers for insulating applications

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This article aims at assessing the impact of rice husk ash and volcanic ashes on the processing of porous inorganic polymers. The addition of volcanic ash or rice husk ash ...

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Mechanical and thermal performance of concrete and mortar cellular materials containing plastic waste

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The expanding production of polymeric materials is causing plastic waste to become a growing concern. This study aimed to fabricate cement and mortar composites that contained plastic in an attempt ...

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Effect of the thermal treatment on microstructure and physical properties of low-density and high transparency silica aerogels via acetonitrile supercritical drying

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Silica aerogels have extremely low thermal conductivities, potentially making them effective thermal insulators. In this study, the thermal conductivities of various samples were explored using the Hot Disk Transient Plane ...

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Flame Retardant, Heat Insulating Cellulose Aerogels from Waste Cotton Fabrics by in Situ Formation of Magnesium Hydroxide Nanoparticles in Cellulose Gel Nanostructures

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Aerogels are promising thermal insulators because of their low thermal conductivity, durability and eco-friendly nature. However, aerogels become a problem because of their highly flammable properties. In this study, flame ...

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Facile preparation of fracture-free pectin/clay aerogel monoliths

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Clay aerogels are typically used for insulation, filtration and absorption, and are typically favored because of their eco-friendly nature, low density and high porosity. Unfortunately, these aerogels are limiting due ...

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Assembly of silica aerogels within silica nanofibers: towards a super-insulating flexible hybrid aerogel membrane

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Silica aerogels (SA) are identified as one of the most advanced thermal insulating materials to date, however, their range of applications is limited due to a high sensitivity to moisture ...

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Assessment of hydrothermal performance by thermophysical characterization of a crimped glass wool building insulation

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Insulation is a vital component in the construction industry, notably in this study, glass wool. Maximizing the hydrothermal performance of glass wool is key when dealing with water vapor, humidity ...

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Insulation rigid and elastic foams based on albumin

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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 ...

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Critical Review of Industrial Techniques for Thermal-Conductivity Measurements of Thermal Insulation Materials

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The ability of leading thermal conductivity measurement techniques to be applied to the thermal measurement of thermally insulated materials was investigated. Researchers required that the equipment be able to operate ...

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