Thermal Analyses of Polymers. I. Polycarbonate and Polyethylene Terephthalate

  • Gerald W. Miller
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Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polycarbonate (PC) are two individual aromatic polyesters which have been used for rather different commercial applications. The former is used abundantly in film and fiber applications because of its high strength and ability to crystallize, whereas the latter has found use primarily in applications requiring excellent clarity, high heat distortion, and high impact strength.


Differential Thermal Analysis Polyethylene Terephthalate Linear Expansion Linear Variable Differential Transformer Molecular Order 
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© Plenum Press 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald W. Miller
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  1. 1.Mobay Chemical Co.PittsburghUSA

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