# Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

## List of Papers (Total 567)

#### Thermoanalytical studies of the ceramic-metal composites obtained by gel-centrifugal casting

Composite material with a gradient concentration of the metallic phase was prepared by the novel gel-centrifugal casting method. This method combines the consolidation of powders by the centrifugal force with the reaction of radical polymerization of an organic monomer which simultaneously proceeds within the composite slurry. The combination of the centrifugal casting with ...

#### Thermophysical aspects of reclaimed moulding sand addition to the epoxy-SO2 coremaking system studied by Fourier thermal analysis

The most important advantage of foundry purpose moulding sand is that it can be reclaimed and reused through the casting manufacturing process. Supplying the foundry with a new source of material, sand reclamation brings along both environmental and economic advantages. Utilization of used sand can be considered as a common technological routine in the production of most types of ...

#### The effect of different binder levels on the heat absorption capacity of moulding mixtures made by the phenolic urethane cold-box process

The phenolic urethane cold-box (PUCB) process was first introduced to the foundry industry in the late 1960s. Since then, it has become one of the most popular methods to make foundry purpose sand moulds and cores, utilized in the manufacturing of aluminium and cast iron cast components. The factors to be considered, affecting the general performance of a PUCB moulding mixture, are ...

#### Synthesis, structure and properties of poly(ester-urethane)s obtained using bio-based and petrochemical 1,3-propanediol and 1,4-butanediol

In this paper, the poly(ester-urethane)s obtained using petrochemical and bio-based chain extenders were prepared and characterized. The influence of glycols’ origin on the chemical structure, mechanical and thermal properties of the prepared polyurethanes was studied. The materials were synthesized by prepolymer method. The first step involved the reaction of ...

#### Origin of PYX thermal stability investigation with calorimetric and spectroscopic methods

2,6-Bis(picrylamino)-3,5-dinitropyridine (PYX) is a highly thermostable explosive. The examination of its thermal decomposition was conducted, and kinetic parameters of the decomposition reaction were determined. Their values for the initial conversion degree (α = 0.02) and hermetic conditions are a E a = 261 ± 11 kJ mol−1, logA = 18.09. Volatile semi-products are formed during PYX ...

#### Experimental study on kinetics of coal char–CO2 reaction by means of pressurized thermogravimetric analysis

Comprehensive kinetic studies were performed to establish the validity of many kinetic expressions that describe the behavior of char samples during pressurized gasification toward CO2. The gasification experiments were carried out isothermally in a high-pressure thermogravimetric analyzer (TG-HPs, TA Instruments, USA). Two char samples derived from Turów lignite B and Janina ...

#### Thermal analysis in foundry technology

In this study, a polymer composition of poly(acrylic acid) and dextrin (PAA/D) cross-linked with microwave radiation, belonging to the new BioCo group of environmentally friendly foundry binders, was subjected to thermal analysis (TG–DTG–DSC, TG–MS, TG–IR) in a temperature range of 20–600 °C. A thermal analysis of PAA/D compositions enables the determination of a temperature range ...

#### Crystal structure, phase transitions and vibrations of H2O molecules in [Ca(H2O)2](ReO4)2

One reversible phase transition at $T_{\text{c}}^{{\text{h}}}$ = 261.2 K (upon heating) was observed for [Ca(H2O)2](ReO4)2 in the 120–300 K range. Thermal hysteresis of the phase transition temperature T C of ca. 30 K and heat flow anomaly sharpness suggest that the detected phase transition is of a first-order type. The entropy change value (ΔS ≈ 1.6 ± 0.08 J mol−1 K−1), ...

#### Stability of peritoneal tissue evaluated by the means of DSC in obese patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Obesity is considered to be the leading metabolic disease in the world. The coincidence of postoperative complications is higher in obese individuals; thus, laparoscopic techniques due to their minimally invasive character became a standard in the surgical treatment of obesity. The proper function of peritoneal tissue is essential for the response to surgical trauma. Therefore, ...

#### Thermo-rheological properties of coal-tar pitch modified with phenol-formaldehyde resin

Test results of changing the thermo-rheological properties of coal-tar pitch under influence of phenol-formaldehyde resin are presented in this research work. Influence of modifying agent amount and crosslinking conditions (time) of resin in bitumen was evaluated. Tests were carried out using the rheometer in oscillation mode. They enabled the evaluation of changes in bitumen ...

#### Thermal decomposition of binder based on etherified starch to use in foundry industry

In this work, the main purpose was the determination of the thermal stability of the modified starch: sodium carboxymethyl starch (CMS-Na) used in foundry technology as organic binder for molding sand. The analysis of the course of decomposition of the starch material under controlled heating in the range of 20–500 °C was based on the results of thermal analysis methods (TG, DTG, ...

#### Use of GC and PDSC methods to characterize human milk fat substitutes obtained from lard and milk thistle oil mixtures

The aim of this study was the analytical evaluations of human milk fat substitutes (HMFS) synthesized via enzymatic interesterification of lard and milk thistle oil mixtures by a immobilized commercial sn-1,3-specific lipase, using calorimetric and chromatographic methods. The mixtures of lard and milk thistle oil at mass ratio 6:4 and 8:2 were interesterified for 2, 4 and 6 h at ...

#### Principal component and cluster analyses as supporting tools for co-crystals detection

The application of chemometry as a solution to a range of problems in the pharmaceutical industry has been the subject of increasing interest in recent years. Therefore, the objective of this work was to assess to what extent a chemometric approach based on principal component analysis (PCA) and cluster analysis (CA) can be used as a supplementary tool for co-crystal detection ...

#### Colloidal processing of Al2O3 and BST materials

The paper presents the analysis of thermal stability and decomposition of Al2O3 and (Ba,Sr)TiO3 green bodies as well as commercially available organic additives which are used in shaping of ceramics by colloidal processing. The first analyzed ceramic material was Al2O3 green body obtained by gelcasting. The second examined material was elastic ceramic–polymer composite based on ...

#### Thermal stability and flammability of polyurethane foams chemically reinforced with POSS

This work reports on the thermal stability and flammability of a novel class of rigid polyurethane foams chemically modified by functionalized 1,2-propanediolisobutyl POSS (PHI-POSS) as a pendant group and octa (3-hydroxy-3-methylbutyldimethylsiloxy) POSS (OCTA-POSS) as a chemical cross-link. The foamed hybrid materials were prepared in a three-step process using a sorbitol-based ...

#### High-temperature reactions in the Co3Cr4(PO4)6–Cr(PO3)3 system

A new dichromium(III) cobalt(II) diphosphate(V) of the formula CoCr2(P2O7)2 was detected in the Co3Cr4(PO4)6–Cr(PO3)3 system. The new compound was obtained as a result of high-temperature solid-state reactions between CoCO3, Cr2O3 and (NH4)2HPO4 as well as between Cr(PO3)3 and Co3Cr4(PO4)6. CoCr2(P2O7)2 was characterized using XRD, DTA and IR methods. Results demonstrated that ...

#### Effect of composition and drying method on glass transition temperature, water sorption characteristics and surface morphology of newly designed β-lactoglobulin/retinyl palmitate/disaccharides systems

In the study, MDSC method was used to evaluate thermal properties of β-lactoglobulin–retinyl palmitate products enriched in disaccharides. Additionally, sorption behavior of powders was determined to define their stability. The obtained powders were also examined and visualized with scanning electron microscopy to find the relationship between food processing conditions and ...

#### A thermal, sorptive and spectral study of HDTMA-bentonite loaded with uranyl phosphate

The influence of phosphate ions on the thermal stability of complexes obtained by adsorption of uranium(VI) on organobentonite was determined. Organoclay samples were prepared by the reaction of hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide with bentonite. The isotherms of sorption/desorption of U(VI) from aqueous solutions containing phosphate ions onto different forms of bentonite were ...

#### Synthesis and homogeneity range of Yb8−xYxV2O17 in the Yb8V2O17–Y8V2O17 system

New substitutional limited solid solution of the formula Yb8−xYxV2O17 and 0 < x < 4.0 was synthesised by the solid-state reaction from the mixtures of the compounds Yb8V2O17 and Y8V2O17. The monophasic samples containing Yb8−xYxV2O17 were characterised by powder XRD, DTA, IR, UV–Vis–DRS and SEM methods. The influence of the degree of Y3+ ion incorporation in the crystal lattice of ...

#### Structure analysis and thermal degradation characteristics of bio-based poly(propylene succinate)s obtained by using different catalyst amounts

Linear bio-based polyester polyols were prepared with the use of succinic acid and 1.3-propanediol (both with natural origin). As a catalyst was used tetraisopropyl orthotitanate (TPT). In order to determine the effect of various catalyst content on the thermal degradation characteristics, three different TPT amounts, as a 1.3-propanediol equivalent, were used, namely 0.1 mass% ...

#### Reinvestigations of the Li2O–WO3 system

Reinvestigations of the Li2O–WO3 system have been performed with the help of DTA–TG, XRD, IR and UV–Vis–NIR/DRS measuring techniques and WO3 and Li2CO3 as a reactants. Results of investigations have shown that using applied procedure of synthesis four single phases have been obtained: Li2WO4, Li2W2O7, α-Li4WO5 and β-Li4WO5. We failed to obtain pure samples of Li2W5O16, Li2W4O13 and ...

#### Influence of Gd2O3 on thermal stability of oxyfluoride glasses

The aim of the research was to determine the influence of Gd2O3 addition on the thermal stability of glasses from BaF2–NaF–Na2O–Gd2O3–Al2O3–SiO2 system. Thermal analysis was carried out using DSC method. An impact of Gd2O3 on thermal parameters such as transformation temperature (T g), onset temperature of crystallization (T x), peak crystallization temperature (T p), change of ...

#### Blood serum DSC analysis of well-trained men response to CrossFit training and green tea extract supplementation

Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) has been used for the detection of post-exercise changes in blood serum resulting from participation in the CrossFit (CF) training combined with green tea extract (GTE) supplementation. Blood samples from 20 well-trained men were collected at rest, immediately post-exercise and after 1 h of recovery in two trials: first before and second ...