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Polyesters

  1. Horst Köpnick1,
  2. Manfred Schmidt2,
  3. Wilhelm Brügging3,
  4. Jörn Rüter4,
  5. Walter Kaminsky5

Published Online: 15 JUN 2000

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a21_227

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Köpnick, H., Schmidt, M., Brügging, W., Rüter, J. and Kaminsky, W. 2000. Polyesters. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bayer AG, Dormagen, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    Bayer AG, Dormagen, Federal Republic of Germany

  3. 3

    Hüls Aktiengesellschaft, Marl, Federal Republic of Germany

  4. 4

    Hüls Aktiengesellschaft, Marl, Federal Republic of Germany

  5. 5

    Universität Hamburg, Institut für technische und makromolekulare Chemie, Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2000

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Polyesters as Intermediates for Polyurethanes
2.1.Raw Materials
2.2.Production
2.2.1.General Information
2.2.2.Industrial Production
2.3.Quality Specifications and Testing
2.4.Properties
2.5.Storage and Transportation
2.6.Uses and Economic Aspects
3.Thermoplastic Polyesters
3.1.Raw Materials
3.2.Production
3.2.1.General Principles
3.2.2.Production of Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) from Dimethyl Terephthalate
3.2.3.Production of Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) from Terephthalic Acid
3.2.4.Production of Poly(Butylene Terephthalate)
3.2.5.Production of Other Partially Aromatic Polyesters
3.2.6.Production of Fully Aromatic, Liquid Crystalline Polyesters
3.3.Analysis
3.4.Co-Components and Additives
3.5.Properties
3.6.Uses
3.7.Toxicology
3.8.Economic Aspects
3.9.Recycling