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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, ...