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Pickering emulsion of cellulose nanofibrils stabilized phase change materials for thermal management applications
Abstract: Phase change materials (PCM) has been increasingly used over the past decades to combat the large amount of energy needed for thermal comfort of human beings. Organic PCM is desired in...
Thermal Physics Concepts: The Role of the Thermal Effusivity
Abstract: Inspired by a previously published TPT article,1 this paper describes the concept of thermal effusivity and the role of this parameter in understanding thermal physics concepts, in...
Measuring Cool Touch of Key Sports Performance Apparel T-Shirt Materials Using a Modified Transient Plane Source (MTPS) Sensor to Inform Future Technology Development
Abstract: The sports performance apparel industry leads the effort of innovating materials to keep athletes cool while training and competing. Recently there is a trend where sports product...
Measurement Method of Thermal Conductivity of Fabrics Based on TPS and MTPS
Abstract—In order to explore the accuracy and correlation of measuring the thermal conductivity of fabrics by plane source technology and transient method, 21 pure fabrics and blended fabrics with...
Testing thermal properties of textiles
Abstract: Textile materials play an important role to protect from heat and cold or maintain thermal comfort and decrease temperature variations that can be caused by external elements such as...
Breathable and Flexible Dual-Sided Nonwovens with Adjustable Infrared Optical Performances for Smart Textile
Abstract: Maintaining constant body temperature is the most basic function of textiles. However, traditional fabrics irradiate a massive amount of thermal energy to the ambient environment due to the...
Tx Thermal Effusivity Touch Tester Brochure
Tx Effusivity Touch Tester: Simplify Thermal Effusivity Testing with the Modified Transient Plane Source (MTPS) Technique Measure the thermal effusivity of textiles with the Tx Effusivity Touch...
Approach to performance rating of retroreflective textile material considering production technology and reflector size
The study investigates retroreflective fabrics’ efficiency from the point of view of the interaction of their visibility, thermo-physiological comfort properties, and durability (represented by...
Thermodynamics of Aerogel-Treated Nonwoven Fabrics at Subzero Temperatures
Nonwoven fabrics and aerogel have complementary properties required for good thermal insulation. In this work, the polyester/polyethylene nonwoven thermal wraps treated with amorphous silica aerogel...