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Encapsulation of phase change materials by complex coacervation to improve thermal performances of woven fabrics
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, PO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 2008-01-30)
In this study, three types of paraffin waxes suitable for textile applications, namely n-hexadecane, n-octadecane and n-nonadecane were encapsulated through complex coacervation of natural and biodegradable polymers, gum ...
Thermal insulation capability of PEG-containing polyurethane foams
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, PO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 2008-09-15)
Polyethylene glycol (PEG) compounds and mixtures have many properties that make them suitable for thermal applications in buildings, such as having high heat of fusion, phase change repeatability, chemical stability, ...
The manufacture of microencapsulated phase change materials suitable for the design of thermally enhanced fabrics
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, PO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 2007-01-15)
Thermal comfort of a fabric is one of the important tasks of the designers that require an engineering approach. In this study, we first aimed to establish a manufacturing technique based on in situ polymerization in order ...
Thermal Characteristics of Polyurethane Foams Incorporated with Phase Change Materials
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, PO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, 2007-03-15)
Thermal energy storage plays an important role in heat management because of the demand for developed energy conservation, and has applications in diverse areas, from building heating/cooling systems which enable solar ...
Specific features of adsorption of azo dyes on fly ash
A possibility to utilize fly ash (FA) formed at coal-fired power plants as a cheap adsorbent for the purification of wastewater containing azo dyes methylene blue (MB) and methyl red (MR) was considered. The effect of an ...