Chapter 5. Interchain Transesterification Reactions in Copolyesters

  1. Prof. Dr. Stoyko Fakirov
  1. J. Economy,
  2. L. A. Schneggenburger and
  3. D. Frich

Published Online: 24 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527613847.ch5

Transreactions in Condensation Polymers

Transreactions in Condensation Polymers

How to Cite

Economy, J., Schneggenburger, L. A. and Frich, D. (1999) Interchain Transesterification Reactions in Copolyesters, in Transreactions in Condensation Polymers (ed S. Fakirov), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527613847.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Lab. Structure and Properties of Polymers, University of Sofia, 1 James Bourchier Blvd., 1126 Sofia, Bulgaria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527297900

Online ISBN: 9783527613847



  • copolyesters;
  • interchain transesterification reactions;
  • randomisation processes;
  • sequence ordering;
  • liquid-crystalline copolyesters


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and background

  • Synthesis and microstructure

  • Randomisation processes

  • Sequence ordering

  • Adhesive bonds in polyesters formed by ITR

  • Mechanism of adhesive bond formation