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Separation and development of polymer blends: an environmentally friendly approach

De Silva, Rasike 2016, Separation and development of polymer blends: an environmentally friendly approach, PhD. thesis, Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University.

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Title Separation and development of polymer blends: an environmentally friendly approach
Author De Silva, Rasike
Institution Deakin University
School Institute for Frontier Materials
Faculty GTP Research
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD.
Thesis advisor Wang, Xungai
Byrne, Nolene
Date submitted 2016-01
Keyword(s) Textiles
Recycling
natural fibres
Cotton
Summary This work has demonstrated a facile route to separate polyester/cotton blend textile waste by a chemical dissolution method. The recovered cellulose from textile waste were used to regenerate a novel composite fibre with improved properties which could potentially be used in textile applications.
Language eng
Field of Research 091202 Composite and Hybrid Materials
091012 Textile Technology
Socio Economic Objective 860403 Natural Fibres, Yarns and Fabrics
Description of original iii, 189 pages : illustrations, figures, tables, some coloured
Copyright notice ┬ęThe author
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30088670

Document type: Thesis
Collection: Higher degree theses (full text)
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