Advances in Melt Electrospinning Technique

  • Mahmoud Mohammed Bubakir
  • Haoyi Li
  • Ahmed Barhoum
  • Weimin Yang
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Melt electrospinning is a technique capable of producing micro- and nanofibers with the advantages of being eco-friendly, cost-effective, and applied in many areas such as nonwovens with high performance, biomedicine, high-efficiency filtration, oil sorption, and many others. This chapter describes the current trends on melt electrospinning including advancements in the technique, processing parameters, materials, apparatus, and areas of applications. Melt differential electrospinning which is a new technique for nanofiber production invented by our innovation team of advanced polymer processing has been introduced. Future perspectives on melt electrospinning are also proposed.


Electrospinning Melt electrospinning Microfibers Nanofibers Processing parameters Biomedicine Environmental protection and improvement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mahmoud Mohammed Bubakir
    • 5
    • 2
  • Haoyi Li
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ahmed Barhoum
    • 3
    • 4
  • Weimin Yang
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Mechanical and Electrical EngineeringBeijing University of Chemical TechnologyBeijingChina
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Organic-Inorganic CompositesBeijing University of Chemical TechnologyBeijingChina
  3. 3.Department of Materials and ChemistryVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium
  4. 4.Chemistry Department, Faculty of ScienceHelwan UniversityCairoEgypt
  5. 5.Department of Mechanical and Electrical Industrial EngineeringGharyan Engineering CollegeGharyanLibya

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