Accession Number:

AD0751481

Title:

Aging and Degradation of Polyolefins. II. Gamma-Initiated Oxidations of Atactic Polypropylene

Descriptive Note:

Rept. no. 11 (Final), 1 May 1971-31 Aug 1972

Corporate Author:

STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-08-31

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

The study presents the rates and products of oxidation of amorphous polypropylene PP as initiated by the action of gamma rays, for comparison with the di-t-butylperoxy oxalate DBPO-initiated oxidations of PP and with the gamma-initiated oxidations of polyethylene and ethylene-propylene copolymers.

Subject Categories:

  • Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry
  • Plastics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE