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At high temperatures the components of the long chain backbone of the polymer can begin to be broken chain scission and react with one another to change the properties of the polymer. Polymer degradation and stability deals with the degradation reactions and their control which are a major preoccupation of practitioners of the many and diverse aspects of modern polymer technology. Mechanical degradation of high polymers bueche 1960. The international journal for the science and technology of polymers. Effect of molecular weight distribution on the rheological and mechanical properties of polypropylene article pdf available in polymer engineering and science 296. Created by o kotchawan srimala o supa sunthornvatin o kanokwun meesuntud o varinya panusuvat oxidative degradation occurs when polymer is attacked by atmospheric oxygen. The authors have investigated the relation between the degradation of rigid carbonchain polystyrene, polyvinyl acetate, and polymethyl methacrylate polymers with the kinetics of mechanical degradation during vibromilling. Such a viscometer has several modifications for example, by lim et al. The best example for mechanical degradation is during the processing of polymers. This device consists of three or five 100mesh screens, as shown in figure 5. Citescore values are based on citation counts in a given year e.
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In this paper, the mechanical degradation of a commercial gas diffusion layer subjected to repeated freezethaw thermal cycles is studied. Despite the fact that the flow of polymer in porous medium has been a research subject for many decades with numerous publications, there are still some research areas that need progress. Overview of the fate of polymeric wastes, polymer degradation, biodegradable polymers, nonbiodegradable polymers derived from renewable resources, future perspectives of environmental friendly polymer materials. The effect of ph on degradation has been investigated carefully for most biodegradable polymers. The mechanical shear degradation of polydisperse polyisobutene and monodisperse polystrene in oils of different viscosities in the concentration range of 0. Mechanisms of environmental degradation in polymers 2. Water soluble polymers have gained an increasing interest in enhanced oil recovery eor processes, especially as polymer flooding. Internal mechanical stress stress as sources of later mechanical deterioration inititation of or assistants to various chemical attacks contaminants ingredients forms radical which may then attack the polymer additives some undergo radical formation which may then attack polymer. Mechanical degradation describes the breakdown of molecules in the high flow rate region close to a well as a result of high mechanical stresses on the macromolecules.
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