Mark Kearns

Mr

  • Room GM.005 - Ashby Lab Block

    United Kingdom

20022018
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Research Output 2002 2018

2018
Open Access
Foams
Cooling
Skin
Polyethylenes
Rotational molding
6 Citations (Scopus)

Recycling of polymeric fraction of cable waste by rotational moulding

Ortega, Z., Kearns, M. & McCourt, M., 01 Jun 2018, In : Waste Management. 76, p. 199-206

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cable
recycling
mechanical property
purification
polymer

The effect of internal mould water spray cooling on rotationally moulded polyethylene parts

McCourt, M., Kearns, M. & Martin, P., May 2018, 21st ESAFORM Conference 2018.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Rotational molding
Polyethylenes
Cooling
Water
Crystalline materials
2017
Plastics molding machines
Rotational molding
Robotics
Polyethylenes
Monolayers

Developments in Robotic Rotational Moulding

Martin, P., McCourt, M. & Kearns, M., 25 Jul 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Rotational molding
Robotics
Ovens
Powders
Polymers
2013
14 Citations (Scopus)

Banana and abaca fiber-reinforced plastic composites obtained by rotational molding process

Ortega, Z., Monzón, M. D., Benítez, A. N., Kearns, M., McCourt, M. & Hornsby, P. R., 03 Aug 2013, In : Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 28, 8, p. 879-883 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotational molding
Fiber reinforced plastics
Fibers
Composite materials
Natural fibers
2012
7 Citations (Scopus)

Global efficiency of innovative rotational mold directly heated by thermal fluid

Monzo̊n, M. D., Bordo̊n, P., Benítez, A. N., Kearns, M., Hernández, P. M. & Marrero, M. D., Sep 2012, In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 52, 9, p. 1998-2005 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotational molding
Ovens
Fluids
Plastics molding machines
Plastics

Practical Guide to Rotational Moulding Second Edition

Kearns, M. & Crawford, R., 01 Jul 2012, 2 ed. Smithers Rapra Press. 232 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

3 Citations (Scopus)

Water spray cooling of polymers

Tan, S. B., Hornsby, P. R., McAfee, M. B., Kearns, M. & McCourt, M. P., 01 May 2012, In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 52, 5, p. 1069-1080 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Cooling
Water
Nozzles
Rotational molding
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Glass fibre-reinforced polyethylene composites in rotational moulding

Chang, W. C., Harkin-Jones, E., Kearns, M. & McCouri, M., 2011, Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Vol. 3. p. 2474-2478 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rotational molding
Polyethylene
Glass fibers
Powders
Polyethylenes
12 Citations (Scopus)

Internal cooling in rotational molding-A review

Tan, S. B., Hornsby, P. R., McAfee, M. B., Kearns, M. P. & McCourt, M. P., Sep 2011, In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 51, 9, p. 1683-1692 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotational molding
Cooling
Polymers
Polyolefins
Molding
11 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical properties of polyamide 6 reinforced microfibrilar composites

Dencheva, N. V., Oliveira, M. J., Kearns, M., Pouzada, A. S. & Denchev, Z. Z., 01 Mar 2011, In : Polymer Composites. 32, 3, p. 407-417 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyamides
Polyethylene
High density polyethylenes
Mechanical properties
Composite materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Multilayered glass fibre-reinforced composites in rotational moulding

Chang, W. C., Harkin-Jones, E., Kearns, M. & McCourt, M., 01 Jan 2011, In : AIP CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS. 1353, p. 708-713 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

glass fibers
reinforcement
lay-up
composite materials
fibers
2010

Characterisation of polyethylene powders for rotational moulding and effect of powder size and shape on densification behaviour

Hanna, P. R. W., Kearns, M. P., Scolan, A., McCourt, M. & Maziers, E., 2010, Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Vol. 2. p. 819-821 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rotational molding
Polyethylene
Densification
Powders
Polyethylenes
1 Citation (Scopus)

The adaption of microwave heating to the rotational moulding process

McCourt, M. P., Kearns, M. P. & Hanna, P. R., 2010, Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Vol. 2. p. 1274-1278 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rotational molding
Microwave ovens
Microwave heating
Industrial ovens
Plastics molding machines
2009
1 Citation (Scopus)

An innovative electroforming process for oil heated rotational moulding tools

Monzón, M., Hernández, P. M., Benítez, A. N., Marrero, M. D., Álvarez, M. A. & Kearns, M., 2009, 2008 Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis. Vol. 1. p. 185-191 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rotational molding
Electroforming
Heating
Ovens
Cooling
6 Citations (Scopus)

Rotary moulding of ceramic hollow wares

Al-Dawery, I. A. H., Binner, J. G. P., Tari, G., Jackson, P. R., Murphy, W. R. & Kearns, M., Mar 2009, In : Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 29, 5, p. 887-891 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molding
Casting
Coagulation
Suspensions
Calcium Sulfate
1 Citation (Scopus)

Study into the densification behaviour of polyethylenes for rotational moulding

Hanna, P. R. W., Kearns, M. P. & Maziers, E., 2009, Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Vol. 3. p. 1387-1390 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Polyethylenes
Rotational molding
Densification
Petrochemicals
Data acquisition
4 Citations (Scopus)

The development of internal water cooling techniques for the rotational moulding process

McCourt, M. P., Kearns, M. P. & Kearns, M., 01 Jan 2009, Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Vol. 4. p. 1961-1965 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Rotational molding
Cooling water
Cooling
Air
Aluminum
2008

An Overview of Internal Cooling in Rotational Moulding

Tan, S. B., Hornsby, P., McAfee, M., Kearns, M., McCourt, M. & Hanna, P., May 2008, p. 100-105. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Characterisation of densification temperature in rotational moulding

Hanna, P. R. W., Maziers, E., Kearns, M., McCourt, M. & McNally, G. M., 01 Jan 2008, Technical Papers, Regional Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers. Vol. 4. p. 2276-2280 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Rotational molding
Densification
Powders
Medium density polyethylenes
Petrochemicals
8 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of the processing conditions on the microstructure and properties of rotational molded polyamide 11

Oliveira, M. J., Cramez, M. C., Garcia, C. B., Kearns, M. P. & Maziers, E., 15 Apr 2008, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 108, 2, p. 939-946 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nylons
Polyamides
Microstructure
Processing
Degradation

Rotational moulding of thermoplastic polyester urethanes

McCourt, M. P., Kearns, M., McNally, G., Hanna, P. & Tcharkhtchi, A., 01 Jan 2008, Technical Papers, Regional Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers. Vol. 3. p. 1736-1740 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Rotational molding
Molding
Thermoplastics
Polyurethanes
Strength of materials
2007
5 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid prototyping applied to a new development in moulds for rotational moulding

Monzón, M., Marrero, M. D., Benítez, A. N., Hernández, P. M. & Kearns, M., 01 Dec 2007, In : Virtual and Physical Prototyping. 2, 4, p. 209-216 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotational molding
Molding
Rapid Prototyping
Rapid prototyping
Shell

Rapid prototyping applied to a new development in moulds for rotational moulding

Monzón, M., Marrero, M. D., Benítez, A. N., Hernández, P. M. & Kearns, M., 2007, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping: Virtual and Rapid Manufacturing Advanced Research Virtual and Rapid Prototyping. p. 449-454 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rotational molding
Rapid prototyping
Electroforming
Plastic parts
Clamping devices
7 Citations (Scopus)

The rotational molding characteristics of metallocene polyethylene skin/foam structures

Archer, E., Harkin-Jones, E., Kearns, M. & Fatnes, A-M., 01 Nov 2007, In : Journal Of Cellular Plastics. 43, 6, p. 491-504 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotational molding
Polyethylene
Foams
Polyethylenes
Skin

The use of annodised aluminum as a rotational moulding tool material

McCourt, M. P. & Kearns, M. P., 2007, Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Vol. 5. p. 2710-2714 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rotational molding
Molding
Aluminum
Mechanical properties
2006

Effect of the Processing Conditions on the Microstructure and Properties of Rotational Moulded Polyamide 11

Kearns, M., Oliveira, M. J., Cramez, M. C., Garcia, C. B. & Maziers, E., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The effect of pigment on rotomoulded polyethylene powder and micropellets

Kearns, M. P., McCourt, M. P. & Ervik, R., 2006, Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Vol. 4. p. 1963-1967 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pigments
Polyethylenes
Powders
Rotational molding
Porosity

The effect of polyethylene catalyst type and pigment concentration on crystal growth during rotomoulding

Hanna, P. R., McNally, G. M., Kissick, J., Kearns, M. & Murphy, W. R., 2006, Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Vol. 4. p. 1943-1947 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rotational molding
Crystal growth
Pigments
Polyethylenes
Catalysts
2005

The effect of pigmentation on crystal growth during rotomoulding

McCourt, M. P., Mc Natty, G. M., Kearns, M. P., McConnell, D. C., Martinez-Cobler, M. & Murphy, W. R., 2005, Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings. Vol. 3. p. 146-150 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rotational molding
Crystal growth
Pigments
Polymer matrix
Thermoanalysis

The Rotational Moulding Characteristics of Biodegradable Copolyesters

Kearns, M., McLaughlin, C., McCourt, M. & Harkin-Jones, E., May 2005.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2004
16 Citations (Scopus)

Processing characteristics and mechanical properties of metallocene catalyzed linear low-density polyethylene foams for rotational molding

Archer, E., Harkin-Jones, E., Kearns, M. & Fatnes, A-M., 01 Apr 2004, In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 44, 4, p. 638-647 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotational molding
Linear low density polyethylenes
Foams
Mechanical properties
Processing
2003
1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigation of the Processing Characteristics and Mechanical Properties of Metallocene-Catalysed Polyethylene Foams for Rotational Moulding

Archer, E., Harkin-Jones, E., Kearns, M. & Fatnes, A. M., 2003, In : Journal Of Cellular Plastics. 39, p. 487-497 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practical Guide to Rotational Moulding

Kearns, M. & Crawford, R. J., Jul 2003, Smithers Rapra Press. 184 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Rotational moulding

Crawford, R. J. & Kearns, M., 01 Oct 2003, In : Medical device technology. 14, 8, p. 20-21 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economics
Pressure
Injections
2002

Study of the Adhesion between Two Layers in Multi-layer Rotational Moulding

Kearns, M., Tcharktchi, A., Barcelo, P., Mazabraud, P. H. & Jousse, F., Jul 2002, In : Advanced Engineering Materials. 4(7), p. 475-478 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle