Mechanics of ABS Polymer under Low & Intermediate Strain Rates
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Mechanics of ABS Polymer under Low & Intermediate Strain Rates
Received: 24 January 2023; Published: 16 March 2023; doi: 10.21926/rpm.2301012
Thermoplastics polymers like Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) are often reinforced with nano/micro reinforcements to enhance their mechanical, thermal and electrical properties. However, the viscoelastic nature of these polymers results in their strong dependence on the applied strain rate and temperature sensitivity, leading to their [...]
Biomedical Applications of Wrinkling Polymers
by Ryan Dimmock , Xuyiling Wang , Yibin Fu , Alicia El Haj and Ying Yang
Received: 09 December 2019; Published: 28 February 2020; doi: 10.21926/rpm.2001005
Advancements in surface engineering and material fabrication techniques have enabled the creation and replication of naturally occurring surface topographies or the extrapolation of natural patterns to become achievable targets. Polymers are used extensively in the field of biomedical sciences for containment, handling, and as cell culture [...]
Assessment of the Processing Method for the Development of Hybrid Biopolymer-Based Scaffolds
by Maria Alonso-González , José Fernando Rubio-Valle , Victor Perez-Puyana , Mercedes Jiménez-Rosado and Alberto Romero
Received: 01 November 2019; Published: 26 February 2020; doi: 10.21926/rpm.2001004
The present study deals with the development of scaffolds based on gelatin (G) and/or chitosan (CH) through modifications in the central processing method. This process consists of the fabrication of a hydrogel which is, then submitted to a freeze-drying stage. To compare the effects of the different modifications, the mechanical properties [...]
Evaluation of Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) for Passive Rear Projection Screen Application
by Hassan-Ali Hakemi , O. Pinshow and D. Gal-Fuss
Received: 24 June 2019; Published: 07 August 2019; doi: 10.21926/rpm.1903002
In the past few years, there have been many attempts to commercialize Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal (PDLC) for Rear Projection Screen (RPS) in electrically switchable films and glass products. This application is based on the exceptional image quality of PDLC at a wide viewing angle. However, due to the high price of conventional switchable [...]
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