Synthesis and characterization studies of high-density polyethylene -based nanocomposites with enhanced surface energy, tribological, and electrical properties
Publication date: June 2021Source: Polymer Testing, Volume 98Author(s): Sameh Dabees, Abou Bakr Elshalakany, Vineet Tirth, Bahaa M. Kamel (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - April 19, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Effect of Multi-functional Epoxy Chain Extender on The Weathering Resistance Performance of Poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) (PBAT)
Publication date: Available online 16 April 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Duo Tang, Caili Zhang, Yunxuan Weng (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - April 17, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

New non-destructive optical approach to determine the crystallization kinetics of PLA under a CO2 atmosphere with spatial and temporal resolution
Publication date: Available online 16 April 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): J. Martín-de León, V. Bernardo, E. Solórzano, M.A. Rodriguez-Pérez (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - April 17, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: May 2021Source: Polymer Testing, Volume 97Author(s): (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - April 15, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Improving the Ca(II) adsorption of chitosan via physical and chemical modifications and charactering the structures of the calcified complexes
Publication date: Available online 13 April 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Xunfan Wei, Sicong Chen, Jingjing Rong, Zhuoxiao Sui, Sijia Wang, Yubo Lin, Jinhua Xiao, Dawei Huang (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - April 13, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Improving the adhesion-to-fibers and film properties of corn starch by starch sulfo-itaconation for a better application in warp sizing
Publication date: Available online 11 April 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Wei Li, Zhengqiao Zhang, Lanjuan Wu, Zhifeng Zhu, Zhenzhen Xu (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - April 11, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

EFFECT of fiber attrition, particle characteristics and interfacial adhesion on the properties OF PP/SUGARCANE bagasse fiber composites
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): András Bartos, Judit Kócs, Juliana Anggono, János Móczó, Béla Pukánszky (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - April 8, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A novel methodology for hydrogel water content determination by EPR: the basis for real-time monitoring of controlled drug release and hydrogel swelling and degradation
Publication date: Available online 31 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Ana Vesković, Đura Nakarada, Ana Popović Bijelić (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - April 1, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

PP/PP-HI/Silica nanocomposites for HVDC cable insulation: Are silica clusters beneficial for space charge accumulation?
Publication date: Available online 30 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Xiaozhen He, Ilkka Rytöluoto, Paolo Seri, Rafal Anyszka, Amirhossein Mahtabani, Hadi Naderiallaf, Minna Niittymäki, Eetta Saarimäki, Christelle Mazel, Gabriele Perego, Kari Lahti, Mika Paajanen, Wilma Dierkes, Anke Blume (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - April 1, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Synthesis, Characterization and its Compatibilization on Polymer Blends of Arched Janus Nanosheets
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Zhiyan Xu, Jiahe Lin, Jiawen Chen, Jianrong Lin, Qinhui Chen (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 29, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Corrigendum to “Homogeneous organic/inorganic hybrid scaffolds with high osteoinductive activity for bone tissue engineering” [Polym. Test. 91 (2020) 106798]
Publication date: May 2021Source: Polymer Testing, Volume 97Author(s): Laijun Liu, Chaojing Li, Yongjie Jiao, Guansen Jiang, Jifu Mao, Fujun Wang, Lu Wang (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 27, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A Finite Element approach for the prediction of the mechanical behaviour of layered composites produced by Continuous Filament Fabrication (CFF)
Publication date: Available online 24 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Manuela Galati, Marco Viccica, Paolo Minetola (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 26, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Mechanically Robust, Highly Sensitive and Superior Cycling Performance Nanocomposite Strain Sensors Using 3-nm Thick Graphene Platelets
Publication date: Available online 23 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Sensen Han, Xuming Zhang, Pengcheng Wang, Jiabin Dai, Guoji Guo, Qingshi Meng, Jun Ma (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 24, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Experimental mechanics and numerical prediction on stress relaxation and unrecoverable damage characteristics of rubber materials
Publication date: Available online 22 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): D.X. Leng, C. Huang, K. Xu, Y. Ma, G.J. Liu, Z.X. Li (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 22, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Study on the preferential distribution of Acetyl Tributyl Citrate in Poly(lactic) acid-Poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) blends
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Laura Aliotta, Ilaria Canesi, Andrea Lazzeri (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 21, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: April 2021Source: Polymer Testing, Volume 96Author(s): (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 21, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Biodegradable nano composite film based on modified starch-albumin/MgO; antibacterial, antioxidant and structural properties
Publication date: Available online 18 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Seydeh Negar Hosseini, Sajad Pirsa, Jafar Farzi (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 20, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Fully-reversed tension-compression fatigue of 2D and 3D woven polymer matrix composites at elevated temperature
Publication date: Available online 17 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): M.B. Ruggles-Wrenn, S.A. Alnatifat (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 19, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Instrument for mimicking fast cooling conditions of polymers: design and case studies on polypropylene
Publication date: Available online 17 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Enrico Carmeli, Dario Cavallo, Davide Tranchida (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 19, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Ratcheting in Structural Adhesives
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Michael Krause, Lloyd Smith (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 17, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Instantaneous volume modulus and its application in the human tongue using the in-situ strength measurement method
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Zhi Liu, Shanhua Qian, Qichen Tang, Shuai Cheng, Jinghu Yu (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 17, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Self-healing films based on chitosan containing citric acid/choline chloride deep eutectic solvent
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Michael A. Smirnov, Alexandra L. Nikolaeva, Natalia V. Bobrova, Vitaly K. Vorobiov, Alexander V. Smirnov, Erkki Lahderanta, Maria P. Sokolova (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 17, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Evolution of properties and enhancement mechanism of large-scale three-dimensional graphene oxide-carbon nanotube aerogel/polystyrene nanocomposites
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Hui Xu, Guojun Song, Lichun Ma, Peifeng Feng, Longyu Xu, Lina Zhang, Zetian Zhao, Jing Jin, Zechao Chen, Xiaoru Li (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 17, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Improvements in thermal and mechanical properties of composites based on epoxy-carbon nanomaterials - A brief landscape
Publication date: Available online 16 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Marcos Antonio Gimenes Benega, Wellington Marcos Silva, Mariane Cristina Schnitzler, Ricardo Jorge Espanhol Andrade, Hélio Ribeiro (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 17, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Effects of crystallinity control on mechanical properties of 3D-printed short-carbon-fiber-reinforced polyether ether ketone composites
Publication date: Available online 13 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Dong Yang, Yi Cao, Zhikun Zhang, Yifa Yin, Dichen Li (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 14, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Physical and self–crosslinking mechanism and characterization of Chitosan-Gelatin-Oxidized Guar gum hydrogel
Publication date: Available online 10 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Sayoni Maiti, Pritisha S. Khillar, Debasish Mishra, N. Arunai Nambiraj, Amit K. Jaiswal (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 11, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A Simple Design of Mechanically Robust, Recyclable, and Biodegradable Composite Films with High Thermal Stability and Fluorescent Properties
Publication date: Available online 11 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Jiongjiong Li, Shuaicheng Jiang, Ying Zhou, Xiaona Li, Sheldon Q. Shi, Jianzhang Li (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 11, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A new strategy to improve viscoelasticity, crystallization and mechanical properties of polylactide
Publication date: Available online 11 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Ying Huang, Michael Thomas Müller, Regine Boldt, Carsten Zschech, Uwe Gohs, Sven Wießner (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 11, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Effect of cross-linkable bacterial cellulose nanocrystals on the physicochemical properties of silk sericin films
Publication date: Available online 11 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Jeongmin Nam, Yujin Hyun, Subin Oh, Jinseok Park, Hyoung-Joon Jin, Hyo Won Kwak (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 11, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Verifying The Reliability Of The Steam-Jet Test On Coated Thermoplastic Olefin Substrates By A Semi-Quantitative Peel Test
Publication date: Available online 9 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Martin Auerhammer, Isil Kara, Florian Elbauer, Tim Rädisch, Stefan Viehbeck, Thomas Dürr, Werner Kunz (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 9, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Theoretical solvent selection for nanostructured surface fabrication of reusable and colourimetric visual-eye sensor strips with rhodamine derivative-encapsulated polymeric membranes for highly sensitive and selective detection of Hg2+
Publication date: Available online 5 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Sutinee Girdthep, Oranual Hanmeng, Narit Triamnak, Nirumon Chailek, Nantanit Wanichacheva (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 7, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Mechanical characterization of surface wrinkling properties in fibrous sheet materials by facile folding process
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Caiqin Xiao, Fengxin Sun, Mohammad Irfan Iqbal, Li Liu, Weidong Gao (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 7, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A dual stimuli-responsive and safer controlled release platform of pesticide through constructing UiO-66-based alginate hydrogel
Publication date: Available online 6 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Pu Feng, Guohuan Huang, Chaoran Fan, Yanming Li, Chuanhui Xu, Lihua Fu, Baofeng Lin (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 7, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Volumetric analysis technique for analyzing the transport properties of hydrogen gas in cylindrical-shaped rubbery polymers
Publication date: Available online 4 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Jae Kap Jung, In Gyoo Kim, Sang Koo Jeon, Kyu-Tae Kim, Un Bong Baek, Seung Hoon Nahm (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 5, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Thermal decomposition behaviour and numerical fitting for the pyrolysis kinetics of 3D spongin-based scaffolds. The classic approach
Publication date: Available online 4 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Sonia Żółtowska, Iwona Koltsov, Krzysztof Alejski, Hermann Ehrlich, Michał Ciałkowski, Teofil Jesionowski (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 5, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Non-isothermal crystallization kinetics of poly(ether sulfone) functionalized graphene reinforced poly(ether ether ketone) composites
Publication date: Available online 5 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Fei Yu, Linghan Xiao (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 5, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Cyclic fatigue failure of TPU using a crack propagation approach
Publication date: Available online 4 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Giorgia Scetta, Nathan Selles, Patrick Heuillet, Matteo Ciccotti, Costantino Creton (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 5, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

On the reliability of residual stress measurements in unidirectional carbon fibre reinforced epoxy composites
Publication date: Available online 3 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): A. Magnier, T. Wu, S.R. Tinkloh, T. Tröster, B. Scholtes, T. Niendorf (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 4, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Green superabsorbent nanocomposite hydrogels for high-efficiency adsorption and photo-degradation/reduction of toxic pollutants from waste water
Publication date: Available online 1 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Hend Al-aidy El-saied, Esraa M. El-Fawal (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 2, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

pH-sensitive drug delivery systems based on CMC-ECH-CTS and CMC-ECH-CTS/ Fe3O4 beads
Publication date: Available online 2 March 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Shabnam Nezami, Narjes Nematidil, Farshideh Farzan, Farzad Mirzaie, Hossein Sadeghi, Mohammad Sadeghi (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - March 2, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

The formation of crystal cross-linked network in sequential biaxial stretching of poly(ethylene terephthalate): the essential role of MD pre-stretch
Publication date: Available online 27 February 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Wenwen Zhang, Jungen Chen, Qi Yan, Qianlei Zhang, Jingyun Zhao, Tong Wu, Daoliang Wang, Lingpu Meng, Wei Chen, Liangbin Li (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - February 27, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

A Novel Methodology for Large Strain under Intermediate Strain Rate Loading
Publication date: Available online 27 February 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): H. He, Q. Deng, C.X. Wang, J. Li, K.X. Weng, Y.G. Miao (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - February 27, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Role of moisture in photo-ageing -macromolecular architecture evolution of acrylic-urethane network
Publication date: April 2021Source: Polymer Testing, Volume 96Author(s): Takato Ishida, Ryoma Kitagaki, Hideaki Hagihara, Yogarajah Elakneswaran (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - February 27, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Polymer/fuel interaction and properties of typical automotive fuel-system polymers exposed to Methanol blended (M15) gasoline
Publication date: Available online 26 February 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Moqtik Bawase, Sushil Chaudhari, S.S. Thipse (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - February 26, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Refinement of a 3D finite strain viscoelastic constitutive model for thermally induced shape memory polymers
Publication date: Available online 24 February 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Yingyu Wang, Jichong Wang, Xiongqi Peng (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - February 26, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Recent advances in enhancing the anti-UV properties of aramid fibers with nanomaterials: A review
Publication date: Available online 25 February 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Luwei Zhang, Mengmeng Qiao, Qiaoqiao Han, Muhuo Yu (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - February 26, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Properties of HA/PBS biodegradable film and evaluation of its influence on the growth of vegetables
Publication date: Available online 23 February 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Jie Song, Yufang Dou, Yuhua Niu, Ning He (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - February 24, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Fabrication of thermoplastic polyurethane/polylactide shape-memory blends with tunable optical and mechanical properties via a bilayer structure design
Publication date: Available online 23 February 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Xiaoying Ji, Feng Gao, Zongze Geng, Dongliang Li (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - February 23, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Toughening of polylactide by in-situ reactive compatibilization with an isosorbide-containing copolyester
Publication date: Available online 23 February 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Chang Kyu Park, Dong Jin Jang, Joo Hyung Lee, Seong Hun Kim (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - February 23, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research

Role of Moisture in Photo-ageing -Macromolecular Architecture Evolution of Acrylic-Urethane Network-
Publication date: Available online 21 February 2021Source: Polymer TestingAuthor(s): Takato Ishida, Ryoma Kitagaki, Hideaki Hagihara, Yogarajah Elakneswaran (Source: Polymer Testing)
Source: Polymer Testing - February 22, 2021 Category: Chemistry Source Type: research