Bio-inspired porous materials

Bio-inspired porous materials

The project concerns hybrid foams (polyurethanes or ceramic-based) with multiscale porosity and tunable properties, produced by using sustainable sources such as diatomite and/or secondary raw materials such as biomass. The polyurethane foams highlight thermal and acoustic properties to be applied in the building sector. The diatomite-based foams due to their hydrophilicity/oleophobicity character, could potentially be proposed as oil/water separation membranes in the environmental sector.
Italy


Bio-inspired porous materials

CNR IPCB

Letizia Verdolotti, Barbara Galzerano and Marino Lavorgna


Stand E11 (pav. 6) - CNR

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