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Title: High molecular weight polyethylene
Authors: Rastogi, Sanjay
Ronca, Sara
Forte, Giuseppe
Tjaden, Hendrik J.
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: © Sanjay Rastogi, Sara Ronca, Giuseppe Forte and Hendrik J. Tjaden
Series/Report no.: World Intellectual Property Organization;WO 2012/072780 Al
Abstract: The present invention pertains to a polyethylene polymer characterised by the following properties: A number average molecular weight Mn of at least 2.0* 105 g/mol, a weight average molecular weight of at least 2.0* 10 6 g/mol, a Mw/Mn ratio of above 6, and a strain hardening slope of below 0.10 N/mm at 135°C. It has been found that a polymer with these properties have be converted through solid state processing into films and fibers with good properties. A solid state processing process, films and fibers, and their use are also claimed.
Description: International application published under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/13720
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