Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Ultra-strong polyethylene fibers produced by crystallization from flowing solutions

By Jan Christiaan Maria Torfs

Abstract

This thesis deals with the formation and the properties of ultra-strong polyethylene fibers prepared by the, surface-growth process. Ultra-strong fibers may be prepared by crystallization of high molecular weight polyethylene from a dilute solution, in which a seed crystal is used to initiate crystal growth. The purpose of the work described in this thesis was to gain an insight into the surface-growth process. Such an insight may lead to a better understanding of the fundamentals of fiber formation in general. Specifically, an important point was why the strength of surface-growth fibers is still considerably lower than the theoretical strength of polyethylene. ... Zie: Summary

Topics: Polyetheen, Vezels (materiaal), Kristallisatie Proefschrifte
Year: 1983
OAI identifier: oai:ub.rug.nl:dbi/48667965cae34
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://irs.ub.rug.nl/ppn/83036... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.