Solubilities of ethylene and other organic solutes in liquid, low-density polyethylene in the region 124° to 300°C



Gas-liquid chromatography was used to measure the solubilities of ethylene, n-butane, vinyl acetate, n-hexane, benzene, toluene, and n-octane in three different samples of liquid, low-density polyethylene. Solubilities in the different samples are similar. A correlation is presented for estimation of solubilities of nonpolar solutes in liquid polyethylene.