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Tuneable magnetic nanocomposites for remote self-healing. (2022)
Journal Article
GUPTA, R., GUPTA, P., FOOTER, C., STENNING, G.B.G., DARR, J.A. and PANCHOLI, K. 2022. Tuneable magnetic nanocomposites for remote self-healing. Scientific reports [online], 12, article 10180. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-14135-8

When polymer composites containing magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) are exposed to an alternating magnetic field, heat is generated to melt the surrounding polymer locally, partially filling voids across any cracks or deformities. Such materials are of... Read More about Tuneable magnetic nanocomposites for remote self-healing..

Optimising crystallisation during rapid prototyping of Fe3O4-PA6 polymer nanocomposite component. [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
GUPTA, R., NJUGUNA, J. and PANCHOLI, K. 2022. Optimising crystallisation during rapid prototyping of Fe3O4-PA6 polymer nanocomposite component. [Dataset]. Journal of composites science [online], 6(3), article 83. Available from: https://www.mdpi.com/2504-477X/6/3/83/s1

This paper discusses the effect of the catalyst and the activator concentrations on the properties of polymerised PA6-PMC containing 1 wt% uncoated MNPs. The focus herein is to tune the degree of crystallinity of the prepared PA6-PMC for the optimum... Read More about Optimising crystallisation during rapid prototyping of Fe3O4-PA6 polymer nanocomposite component. [Dataset].

Optimising crystallisation during rapid prototyping of Fe3O4-PA6 polymer nanocomposite component. (2022)
Journal Article
GUPTA, R., NJUGUNA, J. and PANCHOLI, K. 2022. Optimising crystallisation during rapid prototyping of Fe3O4-PA6 polymer nanocomposite component. Journal of composites science [online], 6(3), article 83. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/jcs6030083

Polymer components capable of self-healing can rapidly be manufactured by injecting the monomer (ε-caprolactam), activator and catalyst mixed with a small amount of magnetic nanoparticles into a steel mould. The anionic polymerisation of the monomer... Read More about Optimising crystallisation during rapid prototyping of Fe3O4-PA6 polymer nanocomposite component..

Tuneable magnetic nanocomposites for remote self-healing? [Dataset] (2022)
Dataset
GUPTA, R., FOOTER, C., STENNING, G., DARR, J. and PANCHOLI, K. [2022]. Tuneable magnetic nanocomposites for remote self-healing? [Dataset]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1579700

The aim of this research is to develop a method to prepare a multiferroic-Polyamide 6 (PA6) nanocomposite with tuneable magnetocaloric properties for self-healing structure. It was shown that maintaining the low interaction radius through the dispers... Read More about Tuneable magnetic nanocomposites for remote self-healing? [Dataset].

A review of sensing technologies for non-destructive evaluation of structural composite materials. (2021)
Journal Article
GUPTA, R., MITCHELL, D., BLANCHE, J., HARPER, S., TANG, W., PANCHOLI, K., BAINES, L., BUCKNALL, D.G. and FLYNN, D. 2021. A review of sensing technologies for non-destructive evaluation of structural composite materials. Journal of composites science [online], 5(12), article 319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/jcs5120319

The growing demand and diversity in the application of industrial composites and the current inability of present non-destructive evaluation (NDE) methods to perform detailed inspection of these composites has motivated this comprehensive review of s... Read More about A review of sensing technologies for non-destructive evaluation of structural composite materials..

Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. (2021)
Journal Article
GUPTA, R., BADEL, B., GUPTA, P., BUCKNALL, D.G., FLYNN, D. and PANCHOLI, K. 2021. Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment. ACS applied nano materials [online], 4(3), pages 2413-2422. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.0c02719

Polymer–nanoparticle composites prepared using a low-density polyethylene (LDPE) matrix with BaTiO3 nanoparticle compositions of 6, 9, 12, and 15 wt % have shown insulating behavior and are evaluated for their applicability as flexible strain sensors... Read More about Flexible low-density polyethylene–BaTiO3 nanoparticle composites for monitoring leakage current in high-tension equipment..

Insulating MgO–Al2O3–LDPE nanocomposites for offshore medium-voltage DC cables. (2020)
Journal Article
GUPTA, R., SMITH, L., NJUGUNA, J., DEIGHTON, A. and PANCHOLI, K. 2020. Insulating MgO–Al2O3–LDPE nanocomposites for offshore medium-voltage DC cables. ACS applied electronic materials [online], 2(7), pages 1880-1891. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.0c00052

A polymer–metal oxide nanocomposite is a key in developing a high-temperature insulation material for power electronics and high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and medium-voltage direct current (MVDC) subsea cables having the capability of transmittin... Read More about Insulating MgO–Al2O3–LDPE nanocomposites for offshore medium-voltage DC cables..

Novel method of healing the fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite: a potential model for offshore applications. (2019)
Journal Article
GUPTA, R., HUO, D., WHITE, M., JHA, V., STENNING, G.B.G. and PANCHOLI, K. 2019. Novel method of healing the fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite: a potential model for offshore applications. Composites communications [online], 16, pages 67-78. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coco.2019.08.014

Continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic composites are increasingly finding their use as engineering materials in many industries due to the excellent fire, smoke and toxicity performance. However, the composite component produced using automated c... Read More about Novel method of healing the fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite: a potential model for offshore applications..

Effect of oleic acid coating of iron oxide nanoparticles on properties of magnetic polyamide-6 nanocomposite. (2019)
Journal Article
GUPTA, R., PANCHOLI, K., DE SA, R., MURRAY, D., HUO, D., DROUBI, G., WHITE, M. and NJUGUNA, J. 2019. Effect of oleic acid coating of iron oxide nanoparticles on properties of magnetic polyamide-6 nanocomposite. JOM [online], 71(9), pages 3119-3128. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03622-5

This work reports the development and testing of a magnetic polymer (Polyamide 6, PA6) nanocomposite capable of melting when exposed to an external magnetic field. Addition of high concentrations of iron oxide nanoparticles (NPs) can induce quick mel... Read More about Effect of oleic acid coating of iron oxide nanoparticles on properties of magnetic polyamide-6 nanocomposite..