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The influence of crystal water on the performance of a Ziegler-Natta catalyst in propylene polymerization

  • Thomas Garoff
  • Eero Iiskola
  • Pekka Sormunen

Abstract

Ziegler-Natta catalysts are the most common catalysts when producing polypropylene. The polymerization process is disturbed even by minute amounts of water. Great care is therefor taken to avoid moisture both when producing the catalyst and when performing the polymerization.

Keywords

Particle Size Distribution Support Material Crystal Water Isotactic Polypropylene Evaporation Residue 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Garoff
    • 1
  • Eero Iiskola
    • 1
  • Pekka Sormunen
    • 1
  1. 1.Technology CentreNeste OyKullooFinland

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