Kinetics and energetics of a fast polyurethane cure

Stephen D. Lipshitz, Chris Macosko

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Abstract

Methods for obtaining kinetic data on bulk polymerizing systems are reviewed, and adiabatic temperature rise is found to be the most useful for fast systems. An adiabatic method is described and used to study the polymerization of poly(ε‐caprolactone triol) with chain‐extended 1,6‐hexane diisocyanate catalyzed with dibutyltin dilaurate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2029-2039
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Applied Polymer Science
Volume21
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1977

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