homopolymer


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homopolymer

[‚hä·mō′päl·ə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
A polymer formed from a single monomer; an example is polyethylene, formed by polymerization of ethylene.
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They are A-polypropylene homopolymer. B-90% polypropylene + 10% by weight Engage 8150 elastomer, and C- 75% polypropylene + 25% by weight Engage 8150 elastomer.
by formation of BC micelles, which lost the internal structure of neat BC, or by swelling of the BC with corresponding homopolymer accompanied by entanglement formation.
Adding small amounts of Daploy, a high-elasticity, nonlinear PP, to normal linear copolymer or homopolymer PP of similar, lower, or higher molecular weights provides opportunities to tailor properties and process economics, says TTG.
In this paper, we wish to suggest that the blends of nylon 6 (or nylon 66) homopolymer and copolymers of these nylons behave like the rare isomorphous blends.
Targeted for applications that demand high strength with high lubricity--including gears, ball bearings, sleeve bearings, small axles, springs, and slides--the new material is said to provide a significant cost advantage over conventional PTFE fiber-filled, self-lubricating, homopolymer acetal compounds.
Prior to embarking on a major study of the large-strain mechanical behavior (9) of these nylon 6/PDMS copolymers and their blends with nylon 6 homopolymer, we decided to screen several of these compositions for possible enhanced toughness (beyond that of nylon 6 homopolymer).
Basell's new mPP for cast film, Metocene Xl1291-55-1, is a 9.5 MFR homopolymer that can be used in packaging, candy twist wrap, photo albums, laminations, geomembranes, and fibers.
The company also offers complete nonwovens production lines for needled web floor coverings, filters, geotextiles, roofing membranes, automotives, home textiles, sanitary and hospital use garments and shoes, household applications, wiping clothes and technical textiles as well as fiber lines for the production of homopolymer, bicomponent and microdenier split fibers.
The new system performs well in polypropylene fiber applications in addition to propylene homopolymer and copolymers with thick cross sections.
The first four samples are homopolymer controls prepared from the same virgin pellet stock as that used to produce the multilayer films.