Miscibility and melting in poly(ethylene terephthalate)/ poly(bisphenol-A-carbonate) blends

B. D. Hanrahan, S. R. Angeli, J. Runt

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Abstract

In the absence of significant tranesterification, blends of poly(ethylene terephthalate) and poly(bisphenol-A carbonate) were found to be almost completely immiscible over the range of compositions studied. Although the observed behavior was sometimes erratic, poly(bisphenol-A carbonate) appears to exert a significant influence on PET melting behavior and normalized heat of fusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)455-463
Number of pages9
JournalPolymer Bulletin
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 1986

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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