3. Branched Polyolefins

  1. Marianna Kontopoulou
  1. Alexandros D. Gotsis

Published Online: 7 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118140611.ch3

Applied Polymer Rheology: Polymeric Fluids with Industrial Applications

Applied Polymer Rheology: Polymeric Fluids with Industrial Applications

How to Cite

Gotsis, A. D. (2011) Branched Polyolefins, in Applied Polymer Rheology: Polymeric Fluids with Industrial Applications (ed M. Kontopoulou), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118140611.ch3

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Technical University of Crete, Hania, Greece

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:

  • branched polyolefins;
  • LDPE rheology;
  • processability and LCB

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Linear Polyethylene (HDPE)

  • Short-Chain Branched Polyethylene (LLDPE)

  • Long-Chain Branched Polyethylene (LDPE) and metallocene polyethylenes (mPE)

  • Long-Chain Branched Polypropylene

  • Processability and LCB

  • Acknowledgments

  • References