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Enhancing the Design of Experiments on the Fatigue Life Characterisation of Fibre-Reinforced Plastics by Incorporating Artificial Neural Networks
03/02/2024 - Fatigue life testing is a complex and costly matter, especially in the case of fibre-reinforced thermoplastics, where other parameters in addition to force alone must be taken into account. The...
Mouldable Conductive Plastic with Optimised Mechanical Properties
23/01/2024 - This paper investigates making an injection mouldable conductive plastic formulation that aims for conductivity into the electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding range, with good mechanical...
Understanding the structural changes, interfacial mechanisms, and mechanical properties of polymer/MWCNT nanocomposites after microwave treatment
13/12/2023 - Schematic representation of the effect of microwave radiations on the elongation of the bulk sample as well as the change in response of MWCNTs before and after treatmentThe use of microwave...
A 4E Comparative Study between BIPV and BIPVT Systems in Order to Achieve Zero-Energy Building in Cold Climate
05/12/2023 - The growing demand for energy has led to the popularity of building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems. However, photovoltaic (PV) system efficiency decreases as the temperature increases. To...
Hydroxylated transformation products obtained after UV irradiation of the current-use brominated flame retardants hexabromobenzene, pentabromotoluene, and pentabromoethylbenzene
02/11/2023 - Hexabromobenzene (HBB), pentabromotoluene (PBT), and pentabromoethylbenzene (PBEB) are current-use brominated flame retardants (cuBFRs) which have been repeatedly detected in environmental...
MC-Injection Molding with Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) for Medical Technology
02/10/2023 - The multicomponent injection molding of liquid silicone rubbers (LSR) with thermoplastics, such as polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) or polyamide (PA), is a state-of-the-art technique and is used in...
Effect of Thermal Aging on Mechanical Properties and Morphology of GF/PBT Composites
18/09/2023 - The effects of thermal aging at 85~145 °C in air on the tensile and flexural mechanical properties of 20% glass fiber (GF)-reinforced commercial grade polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)...
Limitations of the Check Calculation for Tooth Deformation of Plastic Gears According to Gear Design Guideline VDI 2736
18/09/2023 - An in situ gear test rig has been developed at the Institute of Polymer Technology (LKT) to characterize the deformation of plastic gears during operation. It analyses timing differences between...
Studies on the Effect of the Addition of Nano-Spherical Particles of Aluminum on the Thermal, Mechanical, and Morphological Properties of PBT–PET Blend Composites
01/09/2023 - In previous works, we had found that the addition of micron-sized, irregular-shaped aluminum (Al) powder, or Al nano platelets (flakes), improved the mechanical properties of polyesters, and that,...
Surface Modification of PP and PBT Nonwoven Membranes for Enhanced Efficiency in Photocatalytic MB Dye Removal and Antibacterial Activity
11/08/2023 - In this study, we developed highly efficient nonwoven membranes by modifying the surface of polypropylene (PP) and poly(butylene terephthalate) (PBT) through photo-grafting polymerization. The...
Crystal structure?flashover performance correlation in polybutylene terephthalate: Insights into the mechanism
29/07/2023 - A deep understanding of the main factors affecting the insulating properties of polymers is essential for the progress of insulation components in various applications, including electric vehicles,...
Synthesis and characterization of composites of poly(benzaldehyde-co-thiophene)/ TiO2
29/06/2023 - Abstract In this study, we prepared composites of poly(benzaldehyde-co-thiophene) (PBT) and titanium oxide (TiO2) at varying rates of TiO2 (3%, 7%, and 10%). The copolymer was...
A Study on the Impermeability of Nanodispersible Modified Bentonite Based on Colloidal Osmotic Pressure Mechanisms and the Adsorption of Harmful Substances
11/06/2023 - With the growing demands of human beings, sanitary landfill, along with the increase in landfill depth and leachate water pressure, has put forward new and higher requirements for the impermeable...
Test Rig for The In Situ Measurement of The Elastic Tooth Deflection of Plastic Gears
30/03/2023 - A new steel–plastic gear set testing methodology has been developed at the Institute of Polymer Technology (LKT). The in situ gear test rig analyses the timing differences between the...
The Relationship between Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of PBST Two-Component Crystalline Random Copolymers with Different BT Contents
11/01/2023 - The mechanical properties of two-component crystalline random copolymers are primarily based on their microstructure. At the same time, the influence of the composition on the crystallization...
Tecno-economic evaluation of residential PV systems under a tiered rate and net metering program in the Dominican Republic
- This article presents a study of the profitability of Residential Photovoltaic Systems (RPVS), through a techno-economic model based on the Net Metering Program (NMP) and tiered rate in the...
AFM Measurements and Testing Properties of HDPE and PBT Composites with Fillers in the Form of Montmorillonite and Aluminum Hydroxide
07/12/2022 - This paper presents the effect of the addition of fillers such as aluminum hydroxide or montmorillonite on the structure and properties of polymers such as high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and...
Dodecenyl succinic???cyclodextrin with high degree of substitution: Synthesis, characterization and evaluation
28/11/2022 - This article compares the mechanical, thermal, tribological, and flammability properties of polybutylene terephthalate composites based on synthetic wollastonite nanofibers, natural wollastonite and...
The Influence of the Use of Technological Waste and the Simulation of Material Lifetime on the Unnotched Impact Strength of Two Different Polymer Composites
29/11/2022 - The article deals with the assessment of the impact of technological polymer waste resulting from plastic injection technology and the subsequent simulation of the lifetime of polymer products on the...
Assessment of contaminants of emerging concern in European apex predators and their prey by LC-QToF MS wide-scope target analysis
01/12/2022 - Apex predators are good indicators of environmental pollution since they are relatively long-lived and their high trophic position and spatiotemporal exposure to chemicals provides insights into...