liquidus line


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liquidus line

[′lik·wəd·əs ‚līn]
(thermodynamics)
For a two-component system, a curve on a graph of temperature versus concentration which connects temperatures at which fusion is completed as the temperature is raised.
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The liquidus line shows that the UHMW-PE melting point decrease as the solvent content is increased.
7 is supplemented by the liquidus line (curve 3) found in a pioneer work of Richards (34) for a system PE (with MM = 1.
This must be done under the binodal, but above the liquidus line.