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Wood-polymer composites utilizing degraded polyolefins as compatabilizers
(University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus), 2011-12)
English: The effect of degraded LDPE (dLDPE) as compatibilizer on the morphology, as well as thermal, mechanical, and thermo-mechanical properties, of LDPE/wood flour (WF) composites was investigated in this study. The ...
Polymer encapsulated paraffin wax to be used as phase change material for energy storage
(University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), 2011-12-09)
The study deals with the preparation and characterization of polystyrene (PS) capsules containing M3 paraffin wax as phase change material for thermal energy storage embedded in a polypropylene (PP) matrix. Blends of ...