Binary miscible blends of poly(methyl methacrylate)/poly(α-methyl styrene-co-acrylonitrile): II. Rheological behavior during phase-separation

Samy A. Madbouly, Toshiaki Ougizawa

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Abstract

The rheological behavior of blends poly(α-methylstyrene-co-acrylonitrile) (PαMSAN) and poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) was investigated in the vicinity of phase-separation temperatures. The blends were prepared by dissolving the corresponding weights of two polymer components in tetrahydrofuran. The characteristic rheological parameters of the blends such as dynamic shear moduli and dynamic shear viscosity were found to be sensitive to the phase change from one-phase to two-phase.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)271-287
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Macromolecular Science - Physics
Volume41 B
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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