Oriented polymers obtained by UV-polymerization of oriented low molecular weight species

D. J. Broer, G. N. Mol

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Abstract

This paper demonstrates that molecular orientation can also be achieved by starting with a low molecular weight species (M. W. less than 2000) which is oriented in an elongational flow and subsequently cured under UV-irradiation. The orientation of the monomer is frozen-in by the ultra-fast polymerization and crosslinking. The advantages are low-pressure, low-temperature processing, fast extrusion and solidification within 0. 1 seconds. Moreover a three dimensional polymer network is formed, which should maintain the molecular ordering over a wide temperature range.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPolymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Material
PublisherAmerican Chemical Society
Pages540-544
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)0841209855
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1986
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NamePolymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Material
Volume55
ISSN (Print)0743-0515

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    Broer, D. J., & Mol, G. N. (1986). Oriented polymers obtained by UV-polymerization of oriented low molecular weight species. In Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Material (pp. 540-544). (Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, Proceedings of the ACS Division of Polymeric Material; Vol. 55). American Chemical Society.