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Abhay S. Joijode, KaDesia Hawkins and Alan E. Tonelli Improving Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Through Self-nucleation Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 298

Version of Record online: 20 MAR 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/mame.201200398

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Improvement in PET properties via self-nucleation is demonstrated. PET is modified through a precipitation technique, and used as a homogeneous self-nucleant, because, unlike as-received PET, it is rapidly crystallizable from the melt. Thermal, mechanical, permeability, and other relevant properties of self-nucleated PET films and fibers are much improved. Repeated self-nucleation has also been demonstrated, by re-using self-nucleated PET as a nucleant.

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