The SPE Library contains thousands of papers, presentations, journal briefs and recorded webinars from the best minds in the Plastics Industry. Spanning almost two decades, this collection of published research and development work in polymer science and plastics technology is a wealth of knowledge and information for anyone involved in plastics.
Exfoliated organo-modified montmorillonite clays in alkyd resins improve the barrier and mechanical properties of polymeric coatings for metal substrates.
A good dispersion of graphene nanoparticles and nanosheets in polyvinylidene fluoride, achieved by combining solution mixing and melt compounding, improves its mechanical and electrical properties.
A composite of ethylene-propylene-diene rubber and phenolic resin can be used to protect rocket and probe components at high temperatures.
Self-reinforced polymer composites are prepared by applying an elaborately designed surface-dissolution method to fuse and consolidate poly(p-phenylene terephthalamide) fibers.
A novel nanocomposite based on poly(anthranilic acid) with magnetite nanoparticlesÃ¢â‚¬â€synthesized by a one-step methodÃ¢â‚¬â€achieves enhanced crystallinity, magnetic properties, and AC and DC conductivity.
A novel surface treatment is experimentally tested as a way to improve the mechanical properties of polymer composites.
Biodegradable polymeric materials based on hydrolyzed proteins from leather waste can be used as biodegradable mulch spray-coatings in horticulture and as containers for seedlings.
Interfacial temperature instantaneously approaches a certain level depending on thermal effusivities when two bodies are brought into contact, and this level is decisive for adhesion formation.
Tempering improves the mechanical properties of liquid silicone rubber, but also decreases its ability to adhere to engineering thermoplastics.
A composite made up of a conductive polymer, poly(!italic!o!/italic!-anisidine), and metallic silver particles imparts antibacterial activity and electrical conductivity when deposited on a nonwoven textile fabric.
A new failure criterion includes tensor stress interaction components that can be computed using minimal experimental data depicting the slope of the failure surface at distinct stress axes intersections.
The importance of using the exact solution of the hindered diffusion model is demonstrated on experimental data from a nanoclay/epoxy composite.
Process modeling results are validated with experimental twin-screw extrusion measurements.
A direct electrospinning process was used to produce polylactic acid/silver nanowire fibers that exhibit a core-shell structure.
A novel two-step mixing process is investigated, in which carbon black fillers are added to a nitrile butadiene rubber/ethylene propylene diene monomer mixture in different sequences.
A production process using a mechanical servo press shows promise for forming, trimming, and joining carbon-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic sheets for the fabrication of automobile parts.
The feasibility of a novel method is demonstrated by producing crystalline polycarbonate with a defined shape from polycarbonate for the first time.
Processing poly(lactic acid) with low concentrations of silver using a twin-screw extruder leads to nanocomposites with enhanced crystallinity and improved mechanical properties.
The mechanical and thermal stability characteristics of bisphenol-A polycarbonate/electrospun titanium dioxide nanofiber samples, produced via molten-state mixing, are presented.
Investigations into the phase behavior, stability, and the mechanism for stability of terephthalic acid in hot compressed water may enable more effective recycling of polybutylene terephthalate.
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