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Dynamic mechanical thermal properties of moulded poly(vinylchloride) swollen with organic liquids

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Compression-moulded unplasticised poly(vinylchloride) (uPVC) was swollen with various organic liquids at two temperatures, 60°C and 30°C, both temperatures being below the glass transition temperature of uPVC. Liquids were chosen to give a range of solubility parameters, molecular sizes and ability to form hydrogen bonds. It was hoped to find a PVC–liquid system which behaved similarly to PVC swollen with vinyl chloride monomer (VCM). [Continues.]

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SERC and ICI (CASE award).

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  • Chemistry

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© I. Hovell

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1987

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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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