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1. Effects of novel functionalized magnesium phosphate monomers on the flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyethylene terephthalate copolymers.

In this study, inorganic magnesium hydroxide (MH) was modified by three phosphoric acids respectively to obtain three different novel functionalized monomers. The chemical structure and morphology of (Pn-MH) were analyzed by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), X-ray diffraction (XRD)...

Author(s) : Li HongTao; Zeng Wei; Shi JianPing; Wen Na; Yang ZhiWang; Lei ZiQiang

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.288 No.Part 3 ref.49

2. Mechanical properties of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) for horticultural machinery design.

Currently, there is a growing need to develop machines that replace human work efficiently and effectively in horticulture with the same sensibility of the human hand, since horticultural foods are notably very fragile to handle and process, especially considering machinery and systems. This work...

Author(s) : Xavier, R. S.; Galvão, C. B.; Rodrigues, R. L.; Garcia, A. P.; Albiero, D.

Publisher : Universidade de Sao Paulo, Campus "Luiz de Queiroz" (ESALQ), Piracicaba, Brazil

Journal article : Scientia Agricola 2022 Vol.79 No.5 ref.25

3. Experimental study on the triaxial mechanical behaviors of the Cemented Paste Backfill: effect of curing time, drainage conditions and curing temperature.

The application of CPB (Cemented Paste Backfill) can realize the clean, efficient, and safe mining of underground metal mines. Clear understanding on the triaxial mechanical properties of CPB is important to the CPB design and the stability analysis of the backfilled CPB structure. The triaxial...

Author(s) : Xiu ZhanGuo; Wang ShuHong; Ji YingChun; Wang FeiLi; Ren FengYu

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301 ref.many

4. Deacetylation enhances the properties of konjac glucomannan/agar composites.

From a microstructural point of view, this work concerns how deacetylation improves the practical characteristics of deacetylated-konjac glucomannan/agar (DK/A) composite films. As disclosed by infrared spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction, the deacetylation of konjac glucomannan (KGM) enhanced the...

Author(s) : Qiao DongLing; Lu JieYi; Shi WenJuan; Li Hao; Zhang Liang; Jiang FaTang; Zhang BinJia

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Carbohydrate Polymers 2022 Vol.276 ref.46

5. Oxidation treatment on wood cell walls affects gas permeability and sound absorption capacity.

This research aimed to study the efficacy of oxidation in wood cell walls by ammonium persulfate solution and the performances in sound absorption coefficients and gas permeability for cross sectional Oak wood (Quercus mongolica) species. Reaction parameters were optimized and extensive...

Author(s) : Kolya, H.; Kang ChunWon

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Carbohydrate Polymers 2022 Vol.276 ref.63

6. Multifunctional tannin extract-based epoxy derived from waste bark as a highly toughening and strengthening agent for epoxy resin.

To reduce crude oil consumption and the corresponding environmental impact, the use of sustainable resources has recently attracted much attention. Herein, a low-viscosity and efficient tannin-based epoxy resin (MTEBPE) was prepared using liquefaction of renewable tannin (MTEBP) and epichlorohydrin ...

Author(s) : Zhang TongTong; Yu ChangLei; Yu Min; Huang Yu; Tan JiHuai; Zhang Meng; Zhu XinBao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.56

7. Application of UF adhesives containing unmodified and phosphate-modified cellulose microfibers in the manufacturing of particleboard composites.

In recent years, the application of cellulose derivative materials as reinforcement in wood adhesives has attracted considerable attention. This study aimed to explore the characteristics of cellulose microfibers (CMF) and phosphorylated cellulose microfibers (P-CMF) successfully extracted from...

Author(s) : Ait Benhamou, A.; Boussetta, A.; Kassab, Z.; Nadifiyine, M.; Sehaqui, H.; El-Achaby, M.; Moubarik, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.90

8. Flexible conductive gasket based on Eucommia ulmoides gum and carbon fillers.

Eucommia ulmoides gum (EUG) is an eco-friendly and biodegradable novel polymer having the characteristics of both rubber and plastic, which shows excellent potential for conductive gasket material. A flexible, lightweight, and biodegradable EUG-based/carbon fillers composite was prepared via the...

Author(s) : Yue PanPan; Leng ZeJian; Rao Jun; Chen GeGu; Hao Xiang; Bian Jing; Zhu MingQiang; Peng Feng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.36

9. Electrospun cellulose fiber-reinforced UV-curable composites with tunable properties.

The goal of a carbon-neutral economy urges the search for unconventional eco-friendly methods of manufacturing conventional materials, including functional composites. This study combines the best practices of cellulose dissolution, fiber production through electrospinning, and composite...

Author(s) : Bulota, M.; Ciuzas, D.; Krugly, E.; Pauliukaityte, I.; Baniukaitiene, O.; Martuzevicius, D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.11

10. Dyeing of raw ramie yarn with reactive orange 5 dye.

The traditional grass cloth, which has a long history in China, is primarily constructed of raw ramie yarns. In this study, the dye adsorption of three reactive dyes (Reactive Red 2, Reactive Blue 194, and Reactive Orange 5) onto raw ramie yarns indicated that the high-temperature type of reactive...

Author(s) : Zhang Ping; Zhang Cong; Jiang TianCheng; Hossain, M. Y.; Zhu WenJu; Pervez, M. N.; Hoque, M. I. U.; Khan, I.; Long XueJun; Cai YingJie

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.50

11. Flame retardancy of flax fibers by pre-irradiation grafting of a phosphonate monomer.

The functionalization of natural fibers using a phosphorus-containing monomer to improve flame retardancy is presented. Flax fabrics were modified using a pre-irradiation grafting method requiring electron beam radiation treatment. A phosphorus-based dimethyl(methacryloxy)methyl phosphonate (MAPC1) ...

Author(s) : Taibi, J.; Rouif, S.; Clément, J. L.; Ameduri, B.; Sonnier, R.; Otazaghine, B.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.37

12. Self-shrinking Ailanthus altissima substrate obtained by ultrasonic-assisted treatment: density and pore structure characteristics.

The pore structure characteristics of wood are important factors affecting permeability. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the density and pore structure characteristics of self-shrinking Ailanthus altissima substrate obtained by ultrasonic-assisted treatment. In the experiment, 320...

Author(s) : Qian Jing; Gao JingJing; He ZhengBin; Yi SongLin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.175 ref.43

13. Dialdehyde starch reinforced polyacrylate-polyethylene glycol resin for impregnated decorative paper with improved toughness and ultra-low formaldehyde emission.

To solve the problems of brittleness and formaldehyde emission of melamine-formaldehyde (MF) impregnated decorative paper, a polyacrylate-polyethylene glycol (PEG)-dialdehyde starch (DAS) was used to modify MF. The impregnation adhesive was characterized and the properties of impregnated decorative ...

Author(s) : Liu Ru; Liang Min; Xu JianFeng; Wang Jin; Long Ling; Ni YongHao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.40

14. Hydroxyl crosslinking reinforced bagasse cellulose/polyvinyl alcohol composite films as biodegradable packaging.

To improve the packaging applicability of cellulose-based film, cellulose/polyvinyl alcohol (Cel/PVA) composite films were prepared via crosslinking the hydroxyl groups (-OH) among cellulose and PVA as well as the dehydration/etherification between -OH of adjacent PVA chains. The structure and...

Author(s) : Xie YuanJian; Pan YuanFeng; Cai PingXiong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.57

15. Thermal behavior and flame retardancy of poplar wood impregnated with furfuryl alcohol catalyzed by boron/phosphorus compound system.

The objective of this work was to improve the thermal stability and flame resistance of furfurylated wood via preparing a new multifunctional catalyst system containing boric acid (BA) and ammonium dihydrogen phosphate (ADP). Here, poplar wood (Populus cathayana) was impregnated with furfuryl...

Author(s) : Zhang LiangLiang; Zhang WenLiang; Peng Yao; Wang Wang; Cao JinZhen

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.71

16. Biobased composites from jojoba oil and fibers from alfa stems: elaboration and characterization.

Biocomposite materials were obtained by reinforcing two jojoba oil-based aliphatic or aromatic polyurethanes (PU) with cellulose fibers extracted from alfa stems. The weight ratio of cellulose in these composites was varied from 0% to 50% (wt/wt oven dry weight). The resulting biomaterials were...

Author(s) : Mokhtari, C.; Harit, T.; Khiari, R.; Malek, F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.36

17. Mechanical, thermo-mechanical and biodegradation behaviors of green-composites prepared from woven structural nettle (Girardinia diversifolia) reinforcement and poly(lactic acid) fibers.

A driving force for rising demand in green composites is a growing necessity of cleaner environment. The green composites are increasingly being assessed for their efficacies as a structural material for a myriad of industrial applications. In the current work, a series of biocomposites was...

Author(s) : Parna Nandi; Dipayan Das

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.175 ref.49

18. Effect of elongational rheology on plasticization and properties of thermoplastic starch prepared by biaxial eccentric rotor extruder.

Large amounts of plasticizers were added into natural starch for thermoplastic to make it processable due to the high crystallinity and large amount of intermolecular hydrogen bonds of starch. However, the traditional screw extruders based on shear deformation cannot disperse the plasticizer evenly ...

Author(s) : Wu Hao; Hou AoLin; Hu XinPeng; Lu Xiang; Qu JinPing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.30

19. Phase morphology and thermomechanical performance of thermoplastic corn starch/polystyrene blends.

This study compared the preparation and characterization of polymer blends containing two types of polystyrene (high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) and general-purpose polystyrene (GPPS)) and thermoplastic corn starch (TPS) as a natural resource. Melt extrusion was used to create TPS/polystyrene blends. ...

Author(s) : Zabihi, A.; Fasihi, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.74

20. TiO2/nanocellulose hybrids as functional additives for advanced polypropylene nanocomposites.

Polymer composite materials with renewable fillers offering multiple functions, including good mechanical, photocatalytic and antibacterial properties, increased temperature and UV resistance, and enhanced gas barrier properties, are urgently needed in packaging production. The present research...

Author(s) : Zielińska, D.; Siwińska-Ciesielczyk, K.; Bula, K.; Jesionowski, T.; Borysiak, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.89

21. Fabrication of polyurethane porous composite films using biomass-based Juncus effusus fibers for oil removal from water.

Oil spills cause serious ecological threats to aquatic life. High-performance polymer composite films using biomass fibers for rapidly removing oil from wastewater are exceptionally attractive due to sustainable development and high efficiency. Herein, we report a novel polymer composite film...

Author(s) : Zhang JiaJing; Xia LiangJun; Fu Zhuan; Sun XueNan; Zhou SiJie; Liu Xin; Zhang ChunHua; Xu WeiLin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.40

22. Impregnation of phytic acid into the delignified wood to realize excellent flame retardant.

Introducing bio-based acid sources into the cellulose lumens is an effective way to enhance the flame retardant of wooden products. The wood was delignified at first and then phytic acid (PA) was adsorbed solely into the vessels of the wood. With only 8.0 wt% addition of PA, the highly flame...

Author(s) : Wang KaiHao; Meng Dan; Wang ShuHeng; Sun Jun; Li HongFei; Gu XiaoYu; Zhang Sheng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.37

23. Structural, physical and degradation characteristics of polyvinyl alcohol/esterified mung bean starch/gliadin ternary composite plastic.

Biodegradable composite plastics with better performance can replace synthetic polymer materials in packaging fields such as food and industry. In this study, solvent casting produced different proportions of composite plastics based on polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), esterified starch, and gladin. Pure...

Author(s) : Su ChunYan; Zhang XiuYun; Ge XiangZhen; Shen HuiShan; Zhang Qian; Lu YiFan; Sun XiangXiang; Sun ZhuangZhuang; Li WenHao

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.42

24. Lignin nanoparticles for hydrogel-based pressure sensor.

The preparation of high lignin content hydrogels with good mechanical and multifunctional properties remains a huge challenge. In this study, a novel polymer-nanoparticle hydrogel was developed by a covalent crosslinking strategy, which not only preserved the characteristics of nanoparticles but...

Author(s) : Han Xiao; Zhang YiQi; Ran FangLi; Li ChenYu; Dai Lin; Li HuiHu; Yu FaXin; Zheng ChunYang; Si ChuanLing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.43

25. Lignin-containing cellulose fibrils as reinforcement of plasticized PLA biocomposites produced by melt processing using PEG as a carrier.

The present work shows the feasibility of incorporating lignocellulosic nanofibers (LCNFs) from date palm waste, with diameters in the range of 10 and 30 nm, into polyethylene glycol (PEG)-plasticized polylactic acid (PLA). PLA/PEG/LCNF nanocomposites, with nanocellulose contents ranging from 2 to...

Author(s) : Chihaoui, B.; Tarrés, Q.; Delgado-Aguilar, M.; Mutjé, P.; Boufi, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.175 ref.50