2. Polymer Processing Additives for Melt Fracture Control

  1. Marianna Kontopoulou
  1. Savvas G. Hatzikiriakos1 and
  2. Kalman B. Migler2

Published Online: 7 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118140611.ch2

Applied Polymer Rheology: Polymeric Fluids with Industrial Applications

Applied Polymer Rheology: Polymeric Fluids with Industrial Applications

How to Cite

Hatzikiriakos, S. G. and Migler, K. B. (2011) Polymer Processing Additives for Melt Fracture Control, in Applied Polymer Rheology: Polymeric Fluids with Industrial Applications (ed M. Kontopoulou), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118140611.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  2. 2

    Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470416709

Online ISBN: 9781118140611

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Keywords:

  • polymer additives, melt fracture;
  • fluoropolymer PPA;
  • boron nitride–based aids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fluoropolymer PPA Technology

  • Mechanisms of Instabilities, Slippage and the Role of PPAs

  • Boron Nitride-Based Processing Aids

  • Other Processing Aids

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References