Mark Kearns

    Mark Kearns

    Moulding Manager

    Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 4711

    For media contact email comms.office@qub.ac.uk
    or call +44(0)2890 973091.

    Scopus Citations 0

    1. 2017
    2. Published
    3. Published

      Developments in Robotic Rotational Moulding

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

      Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

    4. 2013
    5. Published

      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

    6. 2012
    7. Published

      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

    8. Published

      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

    9. Published

      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

    10. 2011
    11. Published

      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

    12. Published

      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

    13. Published

      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

    14. Published

      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

    15. 2010
    16. Published

      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

    17. Published

      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

    18. 2009
    19. Published

      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

    20. Published

      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

    21. Published

      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

    22. Published

      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

    23. 2008
    24. Published

      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

    25. Published

      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

    26. Published

      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

    27. Published

      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

    28. 2007
    29. Published

      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

    30. Published

      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

    31. Published

      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

    32. Published

      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

    33. 2006
    34. Published

      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

    35. Published

      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

    36. 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

    37. 2005
    38. Published

      The Rotational Moulding Characteristics of Biodegradable Copolyesters

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

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    39. 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

    40. 2004
    41. Published

      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

    42. 2003
    43. Published

      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

    44. Published

      Practical Guide to Rotational Moulding

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

      Research output: Book/ReportBook

    45. Published

      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

    46. 2002
    47. Published

      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