21 January 2021

Plastics, Rubber and Composites, Vol. 50, No. 1 ready to read

Papers look at self-healing hydrogels, composite reinforcement and natural rubber nanocomposites.

Rubber band
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This new issue contains the following articles, which are free to members via My IOM3.

Preparation and characterisation of a high-strength self-healing hydrogel

Hongjun Tu, Ming Zhou, Rongjun Yi, Yinhua Gu & Juncheng Bu

Pages: 1-8

DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2020.1814029

Influence of alkaline treatment on sisal fibre applied as reinforcement agent in composites of corn starch and cellulose acetate matrices

Roberta Ranielle Matos de Freitas, Karina Palmizani do Carmo, Jéssica de Souza Rodrigues, Vitor Hugo de Lima, Joelen Osmari da Silva & Vagner Roberto Botaro

Pages: 9-17

DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2020.1816119

Studies on natural rubber nanocomposites by incorporating amine functionalised graphene oxide

Jophy Jose & A. P. Susamma

Pages: 35-47

DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2020.1830525