Jun. 27, 2016
Increasingly, work is being devoted to replacing heavy and expensive metallic heat sinks with lower cost, lighter organic-based heat sinks. One way in which to do this is to mix a polymer material...
May. 26, 2016
Polyethylene Terathalate (PET or PETE), is among the most used types of plastics in industry. It is used in drink and frozen food packaging and as a synthetic fibre under the common name...
Apr. 07, 2016
Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) is a thermoplastic polymer derived from polyvinyl chloride (PVC). It offers improved corrosion and thermal resistance relative to PVC, and exhibits flame...
Feb. 18, 2016
This paper illustrates the impact of temperature and compaction force can have upon the thermal condutivity of toner materials.
Jan. 22, 2016
Thermal barrier coatings (TBCs) are used widely in the aviation, aerospace, and automotive sectors to manage the hazards posed by exhaust heat.
Jan. 11, 2016
The paper characterizes the synergistic effect of alumina and graphene addition to the thermal properties, including thermal conductivity, of the thermoplastic polymer material under study....
Jan. 05, 2016
This work illustrates the utility of the Effusivity Sensor Package (ESP) in identifying the acetominophen optimum wet granulation endpoint and, thus, ensuring consistent granulation between...
Dec. 24, 2015
Through-plane thermal conductivity data was obtained for three samples with three tests of fifteen measurements each. The mean of the three samples was taken and reported as the through-plane...
Dec. 23, 2015
The researchers found that the bricks have substantially reduced thermal conductivity relative to a clay control, as can be seen in the figure. A reduction of 14.4% in thermal conductivity relative...
Dec. 11, 2015
Researcher from the Federal University of Santa Catarina recently published work on the thermal conductivity of ceramic foams from industrial solid waste...