Laboratory for Characterization and Processing of Polymers - LCPP

Our activities include basic, applied and other R&D work connected with the field of polymeric materials used in different industrial applications.

The main activities of the laboratory include basic, applied and other R&D work connected with the following fields: polymeric materials used in different industrial application; special attention is given to the study of surface and structural parameters of fibres/foils/films, correlations between the surface/structural parameters and its reactivity/interaction capacity and optimization and devel

Operating as usual

26/01/2021

📃📢Want to publish your recent work? 🔬
‼️Special Issue “Polymer Coatings, Films and Dyes” is online now.‼️

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/coatings/special_issues/polymer_dyes

📃📢Want to publish your recent work? 🔬
‼️Special Issue “Polymer Coatings, Films and Dyes” is online now.‼️

https://www.mdpi.com/journal/coatings/special_issues/polymer_dyes

Magnetic nanostructures functionalized with a derived lysine coating applied to simultaneously remove heavy metal pollutants from environmental systems 22/01/2021

Magnetic nanostructures functionalized with a derived lysine coating applied to simultaneously remove heavy metal pollutants from environmental systems

‼️👀Check out our new publication on the removal of heavy metals from the environment. 🌱🌍

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14686996.2020.1865114

Magnetic nanostructures functionalized with a derived lysine coating applied to simultaneously remove heavy metal pollutants from environmental systems (2021). Magnetic nanostructures functionalized with a derived lysine coating applied to simultaneously remove heavy metal pollutants from environmental systems. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials: Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 55-71.

pubs.rsc.org 16/11/2020

Alkaline membrane fuel cells: Anion exchange membranes and fuels

We are happy to announce a new article on alkaline membrane fuel cells 🤩

https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2020/se/d0se01373k

pubs.rsc.org Alkaline anion exchange membrane fuel cells (AAEMFC) are attracting ever-increasing attention, as they are promising electrochemical devices for energy production, presenting a viable opponent to the more researched proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs). Consequently, great progress has been....

pubs.acs.org 11/11/2020

Comparison of Trimethylsilyl Cellulose-Stabilized Carbonate and Hydroxide Nanoparticles for Deacidification and Strengthening of Cellulose-Based Cultural Heritage

New article🔥
We developed polymer stabilised nanoparticles system to save cellulose-based cultural heritage artifacts and historical documents.

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsomega.0c03997

pubs.acs.org Herein, colloidal dispersions of alkaline nanoparticles (NPs: CaCO3 and Mg(OH)2) are stabilized by trimethylsilyl cellulose (TMSC) in hexamethyldisiloxane and employed to treat historical wood pulp paper by an effortless dip-coating technique. Both alkaline NPs exhibit high stability and no size and...

sciencedirect.com 06/10/2020

Mesoporous silica nanoparticles modified with N-rich polymer as a potentially environmentally-friendly delivery system for pesticides

We are happy to announce our new publication on a potentially envrinonmentally-friendly delivery system for pesticides.🌱👩‍🔬

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1387181120306636?dgcid=author

sciencedirect.com The focus of the article is on the design of environmentally-friendly nanocarriers for improved controlled pesticide release, which have low environme…

[10/02/20]   🔥Want to publish your recent work?🔥
https://www.mdpi.com/journal/polymers/special_issues/Funct_Polym_Mater_Aminopolysacch_Nanostruct

MDPI "Functionalization of Polymer Materials for Medical Applications Using Aminopolysaccharide-Based Nanostructures" is a special issue of Polymers, dedicated to compile original and cutting-edge research works in the field of synthesis, and the characterization of aminopolysaccharide-based nanomaterials and their application as functional coatings for medical materials.

sciencedirect.com 29/09/2020

Consolidation of cellulose nanofibrils with lignosulphonate bio-waste into excellent flame retardant and UV blocking membranes

We are happy to announce our new publications on excellent flame retardant and UV-blocking membranes. 👩‍🔬
Click for more 👉🏻 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861720312996

sciencedirect.com The use of biomass to produce value-adding materials is a core objective of the circular economy, which has attracted great research interest in recen…

mdpi.com 23/07/2020

Functionalized Wool as an Efficient and Sustainable Adsorbent for Removal of Zn(II) from an Aqueous Solution

New publication! 👀‼️
https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/13/14/3208/htm

mdpi.com In this paper, the aim of the research was to obtain a highly efficient wool-based sorbent for the removal of zinc Zn(II) from wastewater. To increase the functional groups for metal binding, the wool was functionalized with chitosan. Chitosan has amino groups through which metals can be complexed e...

pubs.rsc.org 13/02/2020

Applicability of electro-osmotic flow for the analysis of the surface zeta potential - RSC Advances (RSC Publishing) DOI:10.1039/C9RA10414C

Fresh publication on Applicability of Electro-osmotic Flow for the Analysis of the Surface Zeta Potential ‼️👀

https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2020/RA/C9RA10414C

pubs.rsc.org Olivija Plohl*a, Lidija Fras Zemljiča, Sanja Potrčab and Thomas Luxbacherc aUniversity of Maribor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory for Characterization and Processing of Polymers, Smetanova 17, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia. E-mail: [email protected] bUniversity of Maribor, Faculty of Che...

pubs.acs.org 17/01/2020

A Generic Method for Designing Self-standing and Dual Porous 3D Bioscaffolds from Cellulosic Nanomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications

Check our new publication 👈👀

A Generic Method for Designing Self-standing and Dual Porous 3D Bioscaffolds from Cellulosic Nanomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsabm.9b01099

pubs.acs.org Three-dimensional scaffolds (3D) with controlled shape, dual porosity and long-term mechanical and dimensional stability in biofluids are of interest as biotemplates in tissue engineering. Herein, self-standing and lightweight cellulose-based biogenic scaffolds with a spatially structured morphology...

13/01/2020

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New publication ‼️👀

Physicochemical Characterization of Packaging Foils Coated by Chitosan and Polyphenols Colloidal Formulations

https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/21/2/495

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sciencedirect.com 08/01/2020

Characterization of chitosan-lysine surfactant bioactive coating on silicone substrate

‼️👉🏻 We published a new article on characterization of a novel amoxicillin-loaded chitosan-lysine surfactant bioactive coating on silicone substrate with potential for biomedical applications.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0144861719314857?via%3Dihub

sciencedirect.com Chitosan (Chi) and anionic surfactant derived from lysine (77KS) were used to prepare a novel bioactive coating and as a drug delivery system for amox…

pubs.acs.org 19/11/2019

Novel chitosan-Mg(OH)2 based nanocomposite membranes for direct alkaline ethanol fuel cells

‼️ Check out, fresh publication 👉 Novel chitosan-Mg(OH)2 based nanocomposite membranes for direct alkaline ethanol fuel cells

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b02888

pubs.acs.org Present work describes a novel polymer based nanocomposite anionic exchange membranes (AEMs) with improved features for direct alkaline fuel cell applications. AEMs based on chitosan (CS), magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2) and graphene oxide (GO) with benzyltrimethylammonium chloride (BTMAC), as the hyd...

30/10/2019

Our members actively attended the 6th EPNOE conference. 🇵🇹👩‍💼
https://epnoe2019.sciencesconf.org/

frontiersin.org 02/08/2019

Affinity of serum albumin and fibrinogen to cellulose, its hydrophobic derivatives and blends

A new work from our group - demonstrating a method to control unwanted protein adsorption with the help of biopolymer blend films. 📄

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fchem.2019.00581/abstract

frontiersin.org This work describes the preparation of spin-coated thin polymer films composed of cellulose (CE), ethyl cellulose (EC) and cellulose acetate (CA) in the form of bi- or mono-component coatings on sensors of a quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation monitoring (QCM-D). Depending on the compositio...

10/07/2019

Our member Matej Bračič actively attended the 5th edition of Nanotech France 2019 International Conference and Exhibition. 👨‍🔬🇫🇷

More info: https://www.setcor.org/conferences/Nanotech-France-2019

21/06/2019

Our members Karin Stana Kleinschek, Rupert Kargl, Manja Kurečič, Mojca Božič and Matej Bračič actively attended the 4th International Conference NANOAPP 2019. 👩‍💼👨‍💼🇸🇮🔬

More info: http://nanoapp.ios.si/

15/05/2019

Our colleagues Silvo Hribernik and Mojca Božič attended the 3rd partners meeting within the M-EraNet project NanoElMem - fuel cells - at Chang Gung University in Taoyuan City in Taiwan, hosted by Prof. Shing-jiang Jessie Lue. 🇹🇼

http://nanoelmem.fs.um.si

26/04/2019

Our members actively attended the 10th International Congress - BioNanoMed (Graz, Austria). 👩‍💼👨‍🔬 🇦🇹

More info: http://www.bionanomed.at/

09/04/2019

Our members Karin Stana Kleinschek and Rupert Kargl attended and spoke at The International Conference on Surfaces, coatings and interfaces - SurfCoat Korea 2019.
👩‍💼🇰🇷
http://www.setcor.org/conferences/SurfCoat-Korea-2019

14/03/2019

InnoRenew CoE

Tonight we celebrate the second birthday of the InnoRenew CoE with our partners, collaborators, and friends! Thank you for sharing this special occasion with us.

innorenew.eu 14/03/2019

InnoRenew CoE celebrated 2nd anniversary together with its founders and project partners - InnoRenew CoE

Happy birthday InnoRenew CoE! 🎂🍾🎉

innorenew.eu Koper, 4th March 2019 Yesterday, 4th March 2019, the InnoRenew CoE celebrated with its funders, project partners, industry collaborators, and numerous other guests during its second anniversary celebration in the Sveti Frančišek Asiški hall in Koper. The evening ceremony started with a greeting a...

20/12/2018

High school students from Gimnazija Franca Miklošiča Ljutomer paid a visit to our lab, where we conducted some interesting experiments.

They will compete and present their work on the 53. Young researchers meeting. 👩‍🔬👩‍🔬🔬⚗️

19/12/2018

Laboratory for Characterization and Processing of Polymers - LCPP

19/12/2018

We wish you a wonderful Christmas time! ❄️🍪❄️🍪

29/11/2018

The Alumni Chapter Slovenia, co-organised with our colleague Dr. Rupert Kargl was held at the residence of the Austrian ambassadress Mag. Sigrid Berka on 28th November 2018. 🇦🇹🇸🇮🎓

More info:http://lcpp.fs.um.si/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Chapter-Slovenia_Invitation_28Nov2018.pdf

29/11/2018

Congratulations on awards received on the Faculty Day (28. 11. 2018)! 🌹

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering awarded our colleagues:
-Prof. Dr. Majda Sfiligoj Smole (retired) with the Lifetime Achievement Award,
-Prof. Dr. Lidija Fras Zemljič with the Scientific Research Award and
-Assist. Prof. Dr. Selestina Gorgieva with the Researcher at the beginning of a career Award.

28/11/2018

InnoRenew CoE

Congratulations, Dr Andreja Kutnar! 📜 🏆

Andreja was awarded the Zois award for important scientific achievements in the field of wood science.

Thank you for contributions to science.

14/11/2018

Congratulations! 👩‍🔬🎉🍾
Our colleague Tanja Pivec was promoted to the Doctor of Science at the University of Maribor.

25/10/2018

Our members Tanja & Silvo participated at a World H**p Congress with a talk ''Mechanical and morphological analysis of h**p fibres: towards selection of suitable h**p varieties for textile and biocomposite applications’’. Presented contribution is part of the work, carried out in the frame of the project V4-1611 Cultivation of industrial h**p (Cannabis sativa L.) in Slovenia. 👨‍💼

https://worldh**pcongress.wixsite.com/whc2018event

13/10/2018

Our colleagues Ozkan Yapar, Lucija Jurko, Alenka Ojstršek and Rupert Kargl, attended 1st FibreNet training event in Tampere, Finland. 🇫🇮

ptchit.lodz.pl 08/10/2018

Polskie Towarzystwo Chitynowe — Tyniec 2018 — Conference materials

Our colleagues Barbara Kaker and Urška Jančič attended the Polish Chitin Society XXIV Conference “New Aspects of the Chemistry and Applications of Chitin and its Derivatives” which was in Tyniec Benedictine Monastir, Poland, 19 – 21 September, 2018. 👩‍💼🇵🇱️

More info 👉 http://www.ptchit.lodz.pl/en402,conference_materials.html

ptchit.lodz.pl

02/10/2018

Congratulations! 👨‍🔬🎉
Additionally, three students, mentored by our members, received KRKA awards for their research papers.

https://www.krkinenagrade.si/sl/nagrajenci/2018

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Two gold and a silver award on "52. Meeting of young researchers" national competition. 👏👏

Our members cooperated with Gimnazija Franca Miklošiča Ljutomer as mentors for their research papers.

17/09/2018

Culmination of ŠIPK project: "Successful preparation for registration and implementation of projects to solve local/regional communities’ problems" 👩‍💼

http://www.sklad-kadri.si/si/razvoj-kadrov/studentski-inovativni-projekti-za-druzbeno-korist-sipk/
Oblikovanje in tekstilni materiali

06/09/2018

We hosted primary school students within the "ZELTEK" (ŠIPK) project.
👩‍🔬🌍🚀

Osnovna šola Franca Rozmana - Staneta Maribor
Laboratory for Characterization and Processing of Polymers - LCPP
Oblikovanje in tekstilni materiali

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