Carbon nanotubes (CNTs), in particular the vertically-aligned variety grown through a PECVD-based process, are highly versatile nanostructures that can be used in a variety of nanomanufacturing applications. However, process and material compatibility issues have prevented the nanotubes from becoming more fully integrated into various micro- and nanomanufacturing applications. In this paper, we discuss the use of a folding titanium nitride membrane layer to more easily combine the nanotube growth process with other nanomanufacturing schemes, such as Nanostructured OrigamiTM (In et al., 2006).
- Inderscience Publishers
- Nanomanufacturing of carbon nanotubes on titanium nitride
Interview with Senior Vice President, Jordi Verdés, at iWater, Barcelona 2016
Kurita has attended to the first edition of iWater in Barcelona between 15th and 17th of November. Take a look at the interview with Jordi Verdés, Senior Vice President of Kurita Europe GmbH. He highlighted Kurita´s contribution to the environment through water and paper applications. Interview with Senior Vice President of Kurita Europe, Jordi Verdés, at iWater, Barcelona 2016
Toxicological and Environmental Safety Data - Case Study
IntroductionAGRAGEL is a cross-linked copolymer of acrylic acid and acrylamide partially neutralized as potassium/ ammonium salt. The polymer is in its dry form a granulate and forms a gel-like material upon addition of water or aqueous solutions. Due to the cross-linking it is insoluble in water. Uptake of water is facilitated mainly by the negative carboxylic groups of the polymer and their hydration with water molecules. Complete solubilization is hindered because of the cross-linking of different polymer...
Alkaline fermentation of waste activated sludge stimulated by saponin: volatile fatty acid ...
Volatile fatty acid (VFA) production stimulated by saponin (SP), an environmentally friendly bio-surfactant, was investigated during sludge alkaline fermentation in laboratory studies and pilot applications. The combined use of SP and pH 9 condition significantly enhanced VFA production to approximately 425 mg COD/g VSS, which was 4.7-fold of raw sludge and 1.5-fold of sole pH 10 adjustment (the optimum pH for alkaline fermentation). Further results indicated that SP & pH 9 condition provided sufficient...
How Do You Use Qualtrax?
McKee Foods, Manufacturer of Little Debbie Snack Cakes, uses Qualtrax across all departments including production, maintenance, and safety. McKee Foods
Kinetic characterization, thermo-stability and Reactive Red 195A dye detoxifying properties of ...
An indigenous and industrially important manganese peroxidase (MnP) was isolated from solid-state bio-processing of wheat bran by white-rot fungal strain Ganoderma lucidum IBL-05 under pre-optimized growth conditions. Crude MnP extract was partially purified (2.34-fold) to apparent homogeneity by ammonium sulphate precipitation and dialysis. The homogeneous enzyme preparation was encapsulated on gelatin matrix using glutaraldehyde as a cross-linking agent. Optimal conditions for highest immobilization (82.5%)...