Melting Point Relationships for Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Systems

  • P. E. Slade
  • T. A. Orofino


This investigation was undertaken in an effort to establish a value for the heat of fusion of poly(ethylene terephthalate) using differential thermal analysis (DTA) as the tool for measuring the melting point depression of the polymer due to added solvent.


Differential Thermal Analysis Repeat Unit Ethylene Terephthalate Diethylene Glycol Dibutyl Phthalate 
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© Plenum Press 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. E. Slade
    • 1
  • T. A. Orofino
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemstrand Research Center, Inc.DurhamUSA

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