Structural Characterization of Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) Using Thermal Analysis
The structural properties of eight linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) resins are investigated using thermal analysis by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). A thermal segregation technique was used to characterize the short chain branching distribution of the resins. Although each of the eight resins has a similar density and melt index, the molecular structures are all very different, with regard to the frequency and distribution of branching.
P. L. Roberts and S. Lee, "Structural Characterization of Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) Using Thermal Analysis," Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings, Society of Plastics Engineers, Jan 2003.
61st Annual Technical Conference
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Comonomer Distribution; LLDPE; Short Chain Branching; Thermal Segregation
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01 Jan 2003