• Raymond B. Seymour
  • Charles E. CarraherJr.


The first step in the solution process of a polymeric material by a good solvent is a swelling. Providing the solvent is a good solvent, the intermolecular forces in linear and branched polymers are broken and the polymer dissolves.


Solubility Parameter Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Methyl Ketone Cohesive Energy Density Molecular Weight Increase 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond B. Seymour
    • 1
  • Charles E. CarraherJr.
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Science and TechnologyUniversty of Southem MississippiHattiesburgUSA
  2. 2.College of Science and EngineeringWright State UniverstyDaytonUSA

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