Image icon  Banded spherulites in a blend of polyethtylenes

 
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Description: A replica of a 1:3 blend of linear with lightly branched (BPE has 26 branched per 1000 backbone carbon atoms) polyethylenes after quenching from a mixed melt. The lamellae are of a single type, all of the same thickness. In this case the lamellae are arranged in the familiar banded spherulites.
Keywords: alignment • blend • polyethylene (PE) • polymer • quenching • sheaf • spherulite
Categories: Science approaches > Microstructure
Processes > Thermal treatments > Quenching
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Metallography
Scale > Micro
Created by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Dr P J Barham, Polymer Physics Group, Bristol University
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 03 October 2002
Date added: 21 August 2009
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Resource ID: 1588