24 January 2023

Plastics, Rubber and Composites, Vol. 52, No. 1, out now

This issue includes a review of pull-out resistance studies of mechanical joints on sandwich materials, a study of water absorption and mechanical properties of CNF–Ti reinforced epoxy resin composites and tributes to Arthur Wilkinson and Geoff Gibson.

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This issue contains the following articles, which are available to members via My IOM3.

Pull-out resistance study of mechanical joints on sandwich materials: a review
Daniel, Syahwira Taqwa Triadi, Riza Wirawan, Ekavianty Prajetelistia & Hermawan Judawisastra
Pages: 1-11
DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2021.2020030

Potential composite materials based on polyethylene and yellow phosphorus slag: preparation and characterisation
Nguyen Van Chien, Nguyen Thuy Chinh, Nguyen Vu Giang, Tran Thi Kim Ngan, Phung Thi Lan & Thai Hoang
Pages: 12-25
DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2021.1987000

Radiation synthesis of Poly(N-vinylpyrrolidone/acrylic acid/pectin/silver) nanocomposite hydrogel and its antimicrobial activity
Naeem M. El-Sawy, Faten I. Abou El Fadl & Ashraf M. Abdel-Ghaffar
Pages: 26-36
DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2021.2015938

Effect of modification on thermal stabilities and thermal degradation kinetics of poly(buthylmethacrylate)/multi-walled carbon nanotube nanocomposites
Mehmet Doğan & Zeliha Gamze Ayanoğlu
Pages: 37-46
DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2021.2015939

Study on water absorption and mechanical properties of CNF–Ti reinforced epoxy resin composites
Hui Chai, Xinhua Wang, Waheed Ur Rehman, Xuyun Yang & Tao Meng
Pages: 47-58
DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2021.2017127

Dr Arthur Wilkinson:1960–2022. A warm tribute from his close friend
Prof Tony Ryan OBE
Anthony J. Ryan & Phil Coates
Pages: 59-60
DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2022.2156046

Professor Arthur Geoffrey ‘Geoff’ Gibson 1946–2021
Phil Coates
Pages: 61-62
DOI: 10.1080/14658011.2022.2156052