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Biocompatibility study for PVP wound dressing obtained in different conditions
Hydrogels composed of PVP, PEG and agar, produced by simultaneous crosslinking and package sterilization by ionizing radiation, are used mainly as wound dressing. In this study, membranes prepared inExpand
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Influence of gamma radiation on properties of common Brazilian wood species used in artwork
Woods, as other materials, are susceptible to alterations in their internal structure because of physical, chemical or biological agents. Wood can be considered a natural composite with high strengthExpand
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Study of wound dressing structure and hydration/dehydration properties
Hydrogels manufactured by radio-induced crosslinking and simultaneous sterilisation of hydrogels of PVP, PEG and agar, according to the Rosiak method, have many desirable properties for using asExpand
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Gamma radiation effect on structural properties of PLLA/PCL blends
Abstract Poly(L-lactic acid) (PLLA) and poly(e-caprolactone) (PCL) extruded homopolymers and PLLA/PCL blends films were irradiated with gamma rays from Co-60 at doses in the range of 25–500 kGy toExpand
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A new resin for photocurable electrical insulating varnishes
Abstract A new polyester resin for photocurable electrical insulating coatings was synthesized. The resin was diluted in hexanediol diacrylate (HDDA) monomer.Expand
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Electron beam accelerators—trends in radiation processing technology for industrial and environmental applications in Latin America and the Caribbean
Abstract The radiation processing technology for industrial and environmental applications has been developed and used worldwide. In Latin America and the Caribbean and particularly in Brazil thereExpand
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Crosslinking and degradation of PVP hydrogels as a function of dose and PVP concentration
Abstract Swelling was performed on dried membranes, normal ones and dried gel to unravel the role of crosslinking and degradation on polymeric structure during drying and hydration process. TheExpand
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Investigation of irradiated biodegradable blends by FTIR and wide-angle X-ray diffraction
In the present work, twin screw extruded films of PLLA and PCL biodegradable homopolymers and 50:50 (w:w) blend were irradiated with gamma rays from Co-60 and electron beam at doses in the range ofExpand
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Improvement of carbon fiber surface properties using electron beam irradiation
Abstract Carbon fiber-reinforced advance composites have been used for structural applications, mainly on account of their mechanical properties. The main factor for a good mechanical performance ofExpand
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