Characterization of Highly Drawn Polypropylene Films

  • Francis M. MirabellaJr.
Conference paper


The production of fibers and films with high strength and modulus through extension is common in the plastics industry. The relationship between the draw ratio and the degree of macromolecular orientation of oriented polypropylene is an area of increasing interest. This interest is directed toward the achievement of the highest possible strength and modulus.


Orientation Function Draw Ratio Polypropylene Film Dichroic Ratio Orientation Perfection 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis M. MirabellaJr.
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  1. 1.Technical CenterNORCHEM, Inc.MorrisUSA

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