melt strength

melt strength

[′melt ‚streŋkth]
(mechanics)
Strength of a molten plastic.
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4 Comparison of Strain Rate Between Melt Strength Measurement and Thermoforming Process
Compared with other products that boost HDPE gloss, POP colors reportedly provide greater stiffness and better melt strength, allowing for the use of high-gloss HDPE in monolayer bottles and as the skin in multilayer bottles.
The melt strength of polyethylene (PE) resins is an important property, one that is believed to determine the processing characteristics of a material during product forming.
A global provider of liquid polybutadiene offers a method to improve melt strength of polypropylene (PP).
There are, however, some challenges for PLA with regard to processing and technical application such as high susceptibility to hydrolysis, low elasticity, low heat resistance, low crystallization rate, low melt strength and extensibility.
In addition, the material is said to provide high melt strength for good blow moldability.
Patent 9,346,897 (May 24,2016), "Peroxide-Treated Metallocene-based Polyolefins with Improved Melt Strength," Lili Cui, Ashish M.
16 Kg weight, a melting point in the range of from :130 to 180[degrees] C and a melt strength in the range of 5 cN to 50 [degrees]N; providing 15 to 60 percent by weight of a chlorinated polyethylene; providing less than 40 percent by weight of a filler; providing 1 to 20 weight percent by weight of an adhesion promoting agent comprised of an acid or acid derivative functionalizecl polyolefin; providing 0.
Borealis has pioneered the performance and material-saving capabilities for low density foams with its market-leading high melt strength polypropylene (HMS PP) Daploy[TM] product generation and technology.
In speciality film and injection-moulded applications, the products should bring improved toughness, flexibility and higher melt strength.
The flowability of PBT, coupled with its high melt strength, allows extremely small fibers to be manufactured with a diameter less than 1 pm.
The new additive, Paraloid[TM] BPMS 250 melt strength enhancer, enhances the processing of sustainable polylactic acid (PLA) and its alloys, compostable materials derived from corn and used in clear packaging applications such as thermoform or vacuform disposable, clamshell-type food containers.