This category lists technical papers, studies and articles pertaining to the technology of man-made fiber spinning.

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3-D Microscope Using Diffraction Grating
Technical paper about the adaptation of an optical microscope for three-dimensional inspection of small capillaries in spinnerets by placing a diffraction grating between the microscope objective and the specimen. Authors: Tom DeWitt and Douglas Lyon. [PDF]
Allometric Scaling and Instability in Electrospinning
Technical paper discussing the regulatory mechanisms for controlling the radius of electrospun fibers. Authors: Ji-Huan He and others. [PDF]
Bicomponent Extrusion
Feature article about a novel process for bi-component extrusion of core/sheath ceramic fibers for applications in metal and ceramic matrix composites. Author: Gerard Curran.
Creep of Gel-Spun Polyethylene Fibers; Improvements by Impregnation and Crosslinking
Doctor of Science thesis about research into improving the creep resistance of gel-spun polyethylene fibers through supercritical CO2 assisted impregnation with benzophenone, followed by ultraviolet irradiated crosslinking. Author: M.J.N. Jacobs. [PDF]
Electroless Deposition of Nickel on Electrospun Fibers
Technical paper presenting the results of experimental work, combining electrospinning technology and electroless deposition techniques to prepare metal-coated conductive nonwoven fiber mats. Authors: N.J. Pinto and others. [PDF]
Electrospinning and Electrically Forced Jets. I. Stability Theory
First part of a series of technical papers analysing the mechanics of the rapidly whipping fluid jet in electrospinning, developing an asymptotic approximation of the equations of electrohydrodynamics for quantitative comparisons in experiments. Authors: Michael P. Brenner and others. [PDF]
Electrospinning and Electrically Forced Jets. II. Applications
Part two of a technical paper, presenting the development of a quantitative method for predicting when electrospinning occurs, based on the stability theory of the first part of this paper. Authors: Moses M. Hohman and others. [PDF]
Electrospinning Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composite Nanofibers
Technical paper presenting an overview of current developments in pre-processing, synthesis and characterization of electrospun polymer composite nanofibers, including the theoretical modelling of these fiber systems. Authors: Leslie Y. Yeo and James R. Friend. [PDF]
Electrospinning of Ceramic and Nanocomposite Nanofibers
Master of Science thesis discussing the principles of the electrospinning process; and electric field strength and point-to-plate distance, and the distance between the emission point and the collection point which effect the process of forming a nonwoven substrate of ceramic and titania nanofibers. Author: Peter Jared Goldstein. [PDF]
Electrospinning: A Whipping Fluid Jet Generates Submicron Polymer Fibers
Technical paper describing the phenomena responsible for the onset of whipping during the electrospinning process, and the behaviour of two competing instabilities; the Raleigh mode and the axisymmetric conducting mode. Authors: Y.M. Shin and others. [PDF]
Elongational Flows in Polymer Processing
Doctoral theses discussing the quasilinear hyperbolic equations of melt-spinning polymeric fibers in viscous and viscoelastic flow which model the uniaxial extension of a fluid threat before its solidification. Author: Thomas Cristoph Hagen. [PDF]
The Extruder as a Polymerisation Reactor for Styrene Based Polymers
A. J. van der Goot's Doctoral thesis on polymer extruders for styrene based polymers.
The Extruder as a Polymerisation Reactor for Styrene Based Polymers. Part VII
Sixth chapter of A. J. van der Goot's Doctoral thesis on polymer extruders for styrene based polymers, dealing with the rate of polymerisation on the working domain in reactive extrusion. [PDF]
The Extruder as a Polymerisation Reactor for Styrene Based Polymers. Part VIII
Seventh chapter of A. J. van der Goot's Doctoral thesis on polymer extruders for styrene based polymers, describing the development of a new theory concerning reactive extrusion, resulting in a new optimisation diagram for the extruder used as a polymerisation reactor. [PDF]
The Extruder as a Polymerisation Reactor for Styrene Based Polymers. Part VIIII
Eighth chapter of A. J. van der Goot's Doctoral thesis on polymer extruders for styrene based polymers, describing the possibilities of reactive extrusion for making polymer blends. [PDF]
The Extruder as a Polymerisation Reactor for Styrene Based Polymers. Part X
Ninth chapter of A. J. van der Goot's Doctoral thesis on polymer extruders for styrene based polymers, outlining the conclusions concerning the theory of the extruder and the resulting product properties. [PDF]
The Extruder as a Polymerisation Reactor for Styrene Based Polymers. Part XI
Tenth chapter of A. J. van der Goot's Doctoral thesis on polymer extruders for styrene based polymers, providing a Dutch language summary of the thesis. [PDF]
The Extruder as a Polymerisation Reactor for Styrene Based Polymers. Part XII
Eleventh chapter of A. J. van der Goot's Doctoral thesis on polymer extruders for styrene based polymers, providing a summary of the thesis. [PDF]
Feasibility of Electrospinning the Globular Proteins Hemoglobin and Myoglobin
Scientific paper describing the process of electrospinning of two globular proteins hemoglobin and myoglobin into nonwoven structures to be used as an oxygen delivering scaffold for optimal wound healing. Authors: Catherine P. Barnes and others. [PDF]
In Situ Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering Experiment in Melt Spinning of High-Density Polyethylene
Technical paper reporting on an in situ experiment to determine the effect of flow on the structure formation in polymeric melt under non-isothermal conditions. Authors: Hiroki Murase and others. [PDF]
The Influence of Branching and Intermolecular Interactions on the Formation of Electrospun Fibers
Doctor of Philosophy thesis investigating the implications of chain topology and intermolecular interactions on the electrospinning process for linear and randomly branched polymer fibers. Author: Matthew G. McKee. [PDF]
Interferometric Studies for the Annealing Effects on the Necking Deformation along Polypropylene Fibers
Technical paper, describing test procedures under different conditions of the annealing process, to investigate a method by which necking deformation of polypropylene fiber axis due to fast drawing processes could be avoided. Authors: Hassan Mohamed El-Dessouky and others. [PDF]
Isothermal Viscoelastic Fiber Spinning Model
Description and mathematical model of meltspinning process. From Dr. Greg Beaucage homepage.
Melt Spinning
Report of a laboratory project in melt spinning of polymers, co-polymers and blends into fiber for yarn manufacture and nonwovens. Flow charts. Basic equations. From the Institute for Polymer Research Dresden. Authors: Prof. Dr. Roland Beyreuther and others.
Methematical Models for a Rotor Spinning Process
Interim research report for a Master of Science thesis about the development of various methematical models for rotor spinning of para-aramid polymers. Author: Everdien Kolk. [PDF]
A Nonlinear Instability of Viscoelastic Poiseuille Flow
Technical paper presenting qualitative and quantitative evidence of the existence of an intrinsic route towards non-linear instability of viscoelastic Poiseuille flow which is limiting the extrusion rate of polymer fibers. Authors: Volfango Bertola and others. [PDF]
On Viscoelastic Fluids in Elongation
Scientific paper proving the existence and uniqueness result for the isothermal elongational flow of fluids with differential constitutive law of Maxwell type in the production of polymeric filaments. Author: Thomas Hagen. [PDF]
Processing, Structure and Property Studies of Submicron Fibers Produced By Electrospinning. 1
Title page of a Doctor of Philosophy thesis on electrospinning of polymeric fibers. Author: Pankaj Gupta. [PDF]
Processing, Structure and Property Studies of Submicron Fibers Produced By Electrospinning. 2
Pankaj Gupta's introduction to his doctoral thesis about electrospinning of polymeric fibers, containing a detailed description of his work, acknowledgments and contents of the thesis. [PDF]
Processing, Structure and Property Studies of Submicron Fibers Produced By Electrospinning. 3
First chapter of Pankaj Gupta's doctoral thesis about electrospinning of polymeric fibers, providing an introduction to the electrospinning technology and a literature review. [PDF]
Processing, Structure and Property Studies of Submicron Fibers Produced By Electrospinning. 4
Second chapter of Pankaj Gupta's doctoral thesis about electrospinning of polymeric fibers, exploring the relationships between fiber formation, viscosity, molecular weight and concentration in a solvent. [PDF]
Processing, Structure and Property Studies of Submicron Fibers Produced By Electrospinning. 5
Third chapter of Pankaj Gupta's doctoral thesis about electrospinning of polymeric fibers, focused on in-situ photocrosslinking of cinnamate functionalized poly(methyl methacrylate-CO2-hydroxy ethyl acrylate) fibers during the electrospinning process. [PDF]
Processing, Structure and Property Studies of Submicron Fibers Produced By Electrospinning. 6
Fourth chapter of Pankaj Gupta's doctoral thesis about electrospinning of polymeric fibers, presenting the results of an investigation into the creation of a flexible superparamagnetic substrate by incorporating nano-sized ferrite particles of Mn-Zn-Ni into polyester based segmented polyurethane via electrospinning. [PDF]
Processing, Structure and Property Studies of Submicron Fibers Produced By Electrospinning. 7
Fifth chapter of Pankaj Gupta's doctoral thesis about electrospinning of polymeric fibers, investigating the possibilities of manufacturing bi-component fibers. [PDF]
Processing, Structure and Property Studies of Submicron Fibers Produced By Electrospinning. 8
Sixth chapter of Pankaj Gupta's doctoral thesis about electrospinning of polymeric fibers, focusing on the examination of the effect of electrospinning on inducing charges of different polarity on two electrically dissimilar polymers, and determine the effect of three types of electrospun nonwoven web constructions on the charge retention and filtration properties of the resulting nanofibers. [PDF]
Regenerated Silk Fiber Wet Spinning from an Ionic Liquid Solution
Scientific article about extruding regenerated silk fibroin from Bombix Mori silk worms, using 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ionic liquid solvent. From the Journal of Materials Chemistry. Authors: David M. Phillips and others.
Simulation of Multifilament Semicrystalline Polymer Fiber Melt-Spinning
Technical paper presenting a new simulation model for melt spinning of multi-filament isotactic polypropylene and polyethylene terephthalate fibers. Authors: Young-Pyo Jeon and Christopher L. Cox. [PDF]
Structure Development in Polyketone and Polyalcohol Fibers
Doctoral thesis about the structural development in oriented perfectly alternating ethylene-carbon monoxide copolymer (polyketone) fiber, and new polyalcohol fibers obtained by reduction of polyketone. Author: Bert Jan Lommerts. [PDF]
Structure-Properties Relationships in Polymeric Fibres
Doctoral thesis about an investigation into the relationship between the structure and mechanical properties of high molecular weight gel-spun polyethylene fibers. Author: Jan Paul Penning. [PDF]
Synthetic Fibers
Study of hazardous emissions during the manufacturing processes of man-made fibers. Detailed descriptions of polymer materials, and the dry- and solvent fiber spinning technologies and processes. Glossary of terms. Tables and figures. List of references. From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. [PDF]
Tensile Behaviour of Polyethylene and Poly(p-xylylene) Fibers
Doctoral thesis about the tensile strength and modulus of polyethylene fibers obtained by gel-spinning and by spinning with the surface-growth method. Author: Harm van der Werf. [PDF]
Texture Evolution of Sheared Liquid Chrystalline Polymers
Extensive technical paper presenting the results of a theoretical and experimental study of the textural evolution of liquid crystal polymer (LCP) systems under planar shear at high shear rates, based on computational simulation using a molecular model with distortional elasticity. Authors: G. Sgalari, L.G. Leal and E. Meiburg. [PDF]
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