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Title: Ultra high molecular weight polyethylene comprising refractory particles
Authors: Rastogi, Sanjay
Ronca, Sara
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: © Sanjay Rastogi and Sara Ronca
Series/Report no.: World Intellectual Property Organization;WO 2010/079173 A1
Abstract: The present invention pertains to ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene comprising 0.001 to 10 weight% of refractory particles, wherein the refractory particles have an average particle size (D50) below 300 nm. In one embodiment the average particle size is at least 5 nm, in particular at least 10 nm, and/or at most 150 nm, in particular at most 100 nm, more in particular at most 80 nm. In one embodiment the particles are oftransformation toughened zirconia. Shaped objects based on this material, and ballistic materials are also claimed.
Description: International application published under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/13717
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