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Foamed Polyolefins

​ Executive Summary Foamed polyolefins are commonly used in a variety of applications including packaging, transportation, building and construction where lightweight material is required. For some applications, crosslinking is used to improve mechanical properties, however, this adds cost, can impact bubble formation and can make the material...

Translucent Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO)

Executive Summary Thermoplastic polyolefins (TPO) are used in a variety of applications such as automotive bumpers and fascia where good impact and chemical resistance are needed.. MSU researchers have recently developed a new technology for producing translucent TPO materials. The materials are compounded by conventional extrusion and then molded...
Published: 2/17/2023   |   Inventor(s): Krishnamurthy Jayaraman, Xing Lu
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Advanced Materials, Transportation

Fluorescent Labeling and Tracking of Nanoclay

Executive SummaryThe most commonly used nanoclay is montmorillonite. There are potential environmental and health risks in exposure to these materials. One reason for the lack of understanding of the impact that these materials have on the environment and biological system lies in the shortcomings of the analytical tools that currently exist aimed at...
Published: 8/20/2022   |   Inventor(s): Rafael Auras, Maria Rubino, Joseph Hotchkiss, Krishnamurthy Jayaraman, Yining Xia, Carlos Diaz
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Materials, Packaging

Nanocomposite Polymeric Films with Enhanced Properties

Executive Summary Polymeric films are used in a variety of applications for various markets including packaging, food and beverage, industrial, appliance, graphics, electrical and automotive to name a few. Each application requires a unique balance of physical properties, barrier, appearance and cost. One challenge with current film technology is to...
Published: 11/13/2023   |   Inventor(s): Krishnamurthy Jayaraman, Weijie Ren, Rahul Rane, Brian Neal
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Advanced Materials