This article aimed to illustrate the Transient plane source (TPS) method’s abilities in measuring the local thermal conductivity of metal foams and detecting their in-homogeneities. The Hot Disk TPS ...Read More
Papers Author: J. A. de Saja
This article focused on determining the extinction coefficient of polyolefin foams. A combination of experimental and theoretical methods were used to accomplish this goal. Samples differed from each other in ...
Keywords: Cell Size, extinction coefficient, Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, polyolefin foams, quantifying polyolefin foams, structural parameters, Thermal Conductivity, transmittance spectraRead More
As the world works to combat climate change, focus has turned to reducing energy use. More efficient thermal insulation could drastically reduce the energy use of residential homes. In this ...Read More
Synthetic polymers in starch-based polymer formulations improve the thermal and mechanical properties of the compounds. The purpose of this study was to develop and analyze foams containing ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) ...
Keywords: Amorphous, Biodegradable materials, Corn starch, density, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), Ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA), Fillers, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), hardness, Homogeneous, Melt flow index (MFI), particles, Polymeric blends, polymers, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal properties testing, Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
The transient plane source technique (TPS) to measure thermal conductivity and its potential as a tool to detect in-homogeneities in metal foams
The present study used the transient plane source (TPS) technique to measure the thermal conductivity of a series of AlSi7 metal foams prepared by the powder metallurgical route. The main ...
Keywords: density, Detection of In-Homogeneties, In-Homogeneities, Powder Metallurgical Route, quality control, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Thermal conductivity of metallic hollow sphere structures: An experimental, analytical and comparative study
A variety of metallic hollow sphere structures were prepared with different metals, values for diameter and shell thickness and their densities were predicted using analytical/empirical models. From these densities, ...Read More
Using the transient plane source (TPS) method, the thermal conductivities of a series of magnesium integral foams have been measured experimentally. The main factor contributing to the thermal conductivity of ...
Keywords: Bulk Density, Magnesium Integral Foams, Micro-Computed Tomography, Micro-Computed Tomography (µCT), Thermal Conductivity, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, µCTRead More
Applicability of the transient plane source method to measure the thermal conductivity of low-density polyethylene foams
Using the transient plane source (TPS) method, the thermal conductivities of a series of crosslinked closed-cell polyethylene foams were measured. The experimental values obtained were compared to measurements made by ...
Keywords: Carbon Black Content, Cell Size, density, Heat-Flow Meter, Low-Density Polyethylene Foams, Steady-State Technique, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Technique, Transient measurements, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
The present study look at the creation of unfilled and carbon nanofibre (CNF)-filled polypropylene (PP) foams, and their subsequent testing of thermal and mechanical properties. The testing of thermal ...
Keywords: Carbon Nanofibers, Carbon nanofibers (CNFs), CNF, Compression-Moulding, differential scanning calorimetry, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), DSC, Electrical Conductivity, Fillers, Foam Density, High Performance, Nanofibre Volume Fraction, Polymer composites, polypropylene, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, specific surface area, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)Read More
Through the use of the transient plane source method the researchers were able to measure the thermal conductivity of a collection of cellular metals as well as the in- homogeneities ...Read More