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.
The influence of cotton stalk concentration, chemical treatment, and presence of a compatibilizer on the mechanical, rheological, and morphological properties of samples is investigated.
Simultaneous addition of polyolefin elastomer and zinc oxide to polyoxymethylene in nanocomposite samples gives rise to a synergistic thermally stabilizing effect.
The actuation behavior of an acrylic dielectric elastomer is improved by the addition of different carbon fillers, such as carbon blacks, carbon nanotubes, graphite, and nanodiamonds.
A novel method is used to fabricate recycled polylactic acid/cellulose nanofiber composites and to improve the overall properties of the biofilms.
A novel electrosynthesis method is quicker and safer than conventional approaches, and allows the practical uses of the products to be broadened.
Monitoring online impact tests via the surface-temperature variation of a laminate enables information to be obtained about the initiation and propagation of impact damage.
The effects of different carbon nanofiber surface functionalizations, as well as the use of two compatibilizers, on the physical and mechanical properties of polymer samples are investigated.
The compression-after-low-velocity-impact properties of samples is improved by multistitching techniques and the addition of nanoparticles.
Addition of exfoliated magnesium-aluminum-layered double hydroxide/graphene oxide nanostructures, up to a loading of 0.7wtÃ‚Â gives rise to significantly enhanced mechanical and thermal characteristics.
Ethylene-vinyl acetate/polyurethane foams containing calcium carbonate fillers are produced via a batch foaming process, with the use of supercritical nitrogen.
Several suitable measures of scratch resistance are assessed, and polypropylene with large yield strength and small elastic modulus is found to exhibit the best quality.
A thermo-reversible self-healing epoxy resin based on Diels-Alder chemistry is synthesized and strength-tested as part of a fiber-reinforced composite material.
Acrylic-modified coconut shell powder reinforces a hydrophobic polypropylene matrix and leads to a semi-ductile nature that may make the biocomposite suitable for use in construction.
An alternative imaging-based technique quantifies the haze of materials in practically useful terms, and allows more sophisticated optical data to be extracted compared with the commonly used ASTM standard.
A combined numerical and experimental approach provides an improved understanding of the correlation between flow conditions and the strength of weld lines.
Incorporating silicon carbide and calcium carbonate nanofillers into soy protein and starch, respectively, improves the thermal, mechanical, and chemical-resistance properties of the samples.
An investigation was conducted into the effects of time, temperature, and different toughening mechanisms on plain and toughened polymer samples.
An anhydride and mulifunctional epoxy are grafted onto liquid polybutadiene in a novel compatibilizer that has a high grafting degree and very low gel rate.
The properties of bamboo fibers treated with alkaline solutions of various concentrations are investigated using scanning electron microscopy, IR spectroscopy, and tensile testing.
The performance of polyamide/polyethylene multilayer nanocomposite films for food packaging was optimized by tuning the co-extrusion processing conditions and film layout.
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