American Journal of Polymer Science and Technology

Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023

  • Efflorescence Formation Mechanism and Control for Geopolymer Paste Specimens Made from Natural Pozzolan and Calcium Hydroxide Binders

    Asson Sifueli Malisa, Duwa Hamisi Chengula

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 14-20
    Received: 19 May 2023
    Accepted: 10 June 2023
    Published: 21 June 2023
    Abstract: The use of alkali activated geopolymer binders in the recent years has received much attention because of their outstanding mechanical properties, reduction of CO2 emissions and low energy for production. While number of researches are being done to develop geopolymer binders, their application is still limited. Efflorescence phenomena is one of th... Show More
  • Development and Characterization of Starch Based Bioplatics Using Banana Peels

    Fatima Haliru Wali, Hannatu Sani Abubakar, Abubakar Umar Birnin-Yauri, Sayudi Yahaya Haruna

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 21-25
    Received: 18 April 2023
    Accepted: 8 May 2023
    Published: 27 July 2023
    Abstract: A number of significant issues had expedite owing to the increased use of conventional plastic, including the shortage of raw materials for the production of plastic and the buildup of non-biodegradable plastic debris on the planet. Use of ecologically friendly, biodegradable plastic made from renewable resources is one of the problem's promising s... Show More