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A

Acrylate rubber, acrylate rubber/fluoroelastomer/polyacrylate blends, rheological and viscoelastic properties of multiphase blends, 975

Acrylonitrile butadiene rubber, nylon-acrylonitrile butadiene rubber: rheology and extrudate morphology of, 1555

Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), lifetime prediction for ABS pipes subjected to combined pressure and deflection loading, 444

Adhesives

cure kinetics of high-temperature-cure epoxy adhesive, 14

nano-alumina modified epoxy based film adhesives, 1096

Aerospace applications

cure kinetics of high-temperature-cure epoxy adhesive, 14

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on rheological behavior of epoxy prepolymers, 1683

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on resin cure and mechanical properties, 850

Aging, mechanical relaxation behavior in heat-aged polycarbonates, 369, 383

All-optical switching, poly(vinyl carbazole)-based azobenzene blends, all-optical switching modulation in, 716

Annealing, of isotactic polypropylene, nonlinear viscoelastic response of and, 946

Aromatic polyimides, containing well-defined conjugation units, synthesis and characterization of, 1232

Aromatic solvents, nitrile rubber/epoxidized natural rubber blend membranes, transport of aromatic solvents through, 704

Automotive applications, scratch visibility of polymers measured using optical imaging, 749, 987

Azobenzene-containing polymer systems, poly(vinyl carbazole)-based azobenzene blends, all-optical switching modulation in, 716

B

Barrier films, by chaotic mixing, 1443

Barrier properties, of injection molded blends of Vectra with HDPE, 1044

Batch mixer

methyl methacrylate modification of polyolefin in, 1830

UV fluorescence monitoring of batch mixing, 923

Beads, tyrosine imprinted polymer beads with different functional monomers via seed swelling and suspension polymerization, 965

Biaxial deformation, of isotactic polypropylene films, 1428

Bicomponent filaments, attenuating PP/PET bicomponent melt blown microfibers, 463

Binary blends, of recycled HDPE containing polypropylenes, 431

Biopolymers, cellulosic plastics, effect of process engineering on performance of, 1151

Birefringence, in modified polycarbonates, 62

Bisphenol-A polycarbonate (PC), vibration and hot-tool thermoplastic weld morphologies, 1576

Bisphenol F epoxide, cure kinetics, gelation, and glass transition of, 863

Block copolymers, polystyrene-polyisobutylene-polystyrene triblock copolymer and its blends with polystyrene, rheological and mechanical properties of, 243

Blow molding, optimization of blow molded part performance through process simulation, 1407

Blown-film extrusion

dynamic modeling of, 398

HDPE blown film thickness distribution, effect of wall slip on, 1788

Boron nitride, gross melt fracture: surface energy of boron nitride powders, erratum, 1162

Breaking thread, comparison between five methods of evaluating interfacial tension between molten polymers, 670

Bulk molding compound (BMC), molecular weight and molecular structure of low profile additives on properties of, 989

Buried pipe, lifetime prediction for ABS pipes subjected to combined pressure and deflection loading, 444

Butt welds, induction welding of thermoplastics, 1523

C

Calcium carbonate, mechanical property improvement of HDPE/PS blend by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

Carbon black

dispersion of carbon black in immiscible polymer blend, controlling, 1058

electrical properties of carbon black-filled alternating copolymer of ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene composites, strain and temperature and, 1064

Carbon dioxide

crystallization kinetics of poly(ethylene terephthalate) and, 479

extrusion of polystyrene nanocomposite foams with supercritical carbon dioxide, 1261

Catalysts, ethylene polymerization over MgO-supported zirconocene catalysts, 1011

Cationic photocuring, hyperbranched polymers in cationic photopolymerization of epoxy systems, 1460

CDs, simulation of injection-compression molding, 596

Cell nucleation, polystyrene foams blown with carbon dioxide, die geometry and cell nucleation of, 1378

Cellulose acetate biopolymer, effect of process engineering on performance of, 1151

Ceramic-filled composites, flexible polymer composite electromagnetic crystals, 822

Chain entanglement, crystallization behavior of ultra-high molar mass polyethylene (UHPE), influence of intermolecular entanglements on, 607

Chain-folded lamellar crystals, of nylon 12 14, synthesis and crystallization behavior of, 470

Chaotic mixing

barrier film production by, 1443 chaotic volumetric transports in single-screw extrusion, 783

Charge-coupled device spectrometer, in-line color monitoring during extrusion with: color changeovers and residence time distribution (RTD), 356

Clay hybrids, polyethylene-clay hybrids, preparation and properties of, 1312

Clay nanocomposites

fracture properties of core-shell rubber-modified clay-epoxy nanocomposites, 1635

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on rheological behavior of epoxy prepolymers, 1683

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on resin cure and mechanical properties, 850

nylon 10 10-montmorillonite nanocomposites by intercalating polymerization, 204

polystyrene-montmorillonite nanocomposites, effect of surfactants on properties of, 214

unsaturated polyester-based nanocomposites, synthesis and mechanical properties of, 661

Co-injection molding, numerical simulation of, 1415

Co-rotating twin-screw extruder

flow patterns in melting section of, 306 melting model for intermeshing counter-rotating twin-screw extruders, 1715

residence time distribution in: experimental validation, 1849

residence time distribution in: theoretical modeling, 1841

Coathanger dies, power-law rheology, influence on flow distributions in, 693

Color monitoring, in-line monitoring during extrusion using charge-coupled device spectrometer: color changeovers and residence time distribution (RTD), 356

Compatibilization

compatibilized poly(butylene terephthalate)/poly(ethylene-octene) copolymer blends, super-toughness in, 1691

HDPE/PS blend, mechanical property improvement by, 647

interfacial slip in nylon-6/EPR blends, effect of reactive compatibilization on, 71

mechanical properties of HDPE/PS blend, improvement by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

nylon/acrylonitrile butadiene rubber blends, effects of on rheology and extrudate morphology, 1555

ultrasonic process for copolymer formation and compatibilization of immiscible polymers, 91

Compatibilizers

based on polypropylene grafted with itaconic acid derivatives, 960

functionalized polyolefins as compatibilizers for polyethylene/wood flour composites, 933

phenoxy resins as compatibilizers of polyamide 6 and poly(butylene terephthalate), 580

Compression, microstructure of high performance fibers in compression, 684

Compressive modulus, of composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

Conductive polymers

electrochemically synthesized polythiophene films with self-organized microstructure, 919

loss of surface and volume electrical conductivity due to shear-induced migration of conductive particles, 570

poly(vinyl carbazole)-based azobenzene blends, all-optical switching modulation in, 716

Constitutive modeling, deformation of epoxy resin subject to multiaxial loadings, 734

Converging dies, gross melt fracture mitigation in, 1123

Cryogenics, fracture properties of epoxy resins at low temperatures, 1071

Crystallization

industrial solidification of polybutene-1: quiescent melts, 180

industrial solidification of polybutene-1: shear flow, 188

of nylon 12 14, 470

of PET, effect of carbon dioxide on crystallization kinetics of, 479

of PET/PEN resin blends, 169

of poly(butylene terephthalate), 1889

Crystallization behavior

of binary and ternary blends of recycled HDPE containing polypropylenes, 431

of ultra-high molar mass polyethylene (UHPE), influence of intermolecular entanglements on, 607

Crystallization kinetics, of PET, effect of carbon dioxide on, 479

Crystals, flexible polymer composite electromagnetic crystals, 822

Curing

of bisphenol F epoxide, 863

cure kinetics of high-temperature-cure epoxy adhesive, 14

of hyperbranched polymers in cationic photopolymerization of epoxy systems, 1460

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on, 850

Cutting, mechanical properties of nylon 66 and, 759

D

Deformation

dynamically vulcanized EPDM/iPP blends, microcellular model evaluation for, 531

of epoxy resin subject to multiaxial loadings, 721, 734

of impact modified poly(ethylene terephthalate), micromechanical behavior of, 1197

injected molded polypropylene, elasticity at large deformations and high strain rates in, 1613

of isotactic polypropylene films, biaxial deformation of, 1428

Devulcanization, recycling of roofing membrane rubber by ultrasonic devulcanization, 809

Die drawing, die-drawn toughened polypropylene, production, properties and impact toughness of, 1317

Die swell, in design of profile dies, compensating for, 1657

Die temperature, morphology of microcellular foams and, 1206

Dielectric properties, of aromatic polyimides containing well-defined conjugation units, 1232

Dies

coathanger dies, power-law rheology and flow distributions, 693

die swell in design of profile dies, compensating for, 1657

gross melt fracture mitigation in converging dies, 1123

polystyrene foams blown with carbon dioxide, die geometry and cell nucleation of, 1378

unplasticized PVC extrusion, pressure drop and die surface changes in, 1488

Diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A (DGEBA), layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on resin cure and mechanical properties, 850

Dispersion, of carbon black in immiscible polymer blend, controlling, 1058

Doehlert Uniform Net, ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers, 1018, 1031

Drawability, talc-filled polypropylene, melt strength and extensibility of, 1821

Drawing, thickness profile of UHMW PE films during sequential biaxial drawing, 1

Drawing properties, of UHMWPE fibers prepared at varying concentrations and temperatures, 1765

Drop breakup, erosion and breakup of polymer drops under simple shear in high viscosity ratio systems, 891

DSGZ constitutive model, of engineering polymers, 112

DVDs, simulation of injection-compression molding, 596

Dynamic flexural properties, of poly(L-lactic acid) composites with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

Dynamic mechanical properties

of acrylate rubber/fluoroelastomer/polyacrylate multiphase blends, 975

of fluororubber compounds, effect of ground fluororubber vulcanizate powder on, 267

of melamine-formaldehyde resins, effect of chemical composition on, 297

of polyimides based on aromatic and alicyclic dianhydrides, 344

of rotationally molded polyethylene products, 905

of silicon rubber, effect of ground silicone rubber vulcanizate powder on, 279

of starch-filled ternary composites, 1250

of Viton A and plastic bonded sives based on Viton A, 139

Dynamic modeling, of blown-film extrusion, 398

Dynamic modulus, gum vulcanizate at low temperature approaching glass transition, enhanced apparent Payne effect, 1512

Dynamic vulcanization, nylon/acrylonitrile butadiene rubber blends, effects of on rheology and extrudate morphology, 1555

E

Elastic deformation, dynamically vulcanized EPDM/iPP blends, microcellular model evaluation for, 531

Elastic modulus, of linear high-density polyethylenes modified with organic peroxide, 1624

Elasticity, at large deformations and high strain rates in injection molded polypropylene, 1613

Elastomeric ethylene-octene copolymer (EOR), polyamide 6/EOR blends with and without maleated EOR, morphology and properties of, 317

Electrical conductivity, of ethylene vinyl-acetate/polyaniline blends, 1138

Electrical properties

of carbon black-filled alternating copolymer of ethylene-tetrafluoro-ethylene composites, strain and temperature and, 1064

of ethylene vinyl-acetate/polyaniline blends, 1138

Electromagnetic crystals, flexible polymer composite electromagnetic crystals, 822

Embrittlement, mechanical relaxation behavior in heat-aged polycarbonate, 369, 383

Engineering polymers, impact behavior and modeling of, 112

Entanglement, crystallization behavior of ultra-high molar mass polyethylene (UHPE), influence of inter-molecular entanglements on, 607

Environmental stress cracking (ESC), caused by non-ionic surfactants, 419

Epoxidized natural rubber, nitrile rubber/epoxidized natural rubber blend membranes, transport of aromatic solvents through, 704

Epoxy adhesives, cure kinetics of high-temperature-cure epoxy adhesive, 14

Epoxy resins

bisphenol F epoxide: cure kinetics, gelation, and glass transition of, 863

deformation of resin subject to multiaxial loadings, 721, 734

fracture properties of at low temperatures, 1071

fracture properties of core-shell rubber-modified clay-epoxy nanocomposites, 1635

hyperbranched polymers in cationic photopolymerization of epoxy systems, 1460

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on rheological behavior of epoxy prepolymers, 1683

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on mechanical properties, 850

nano-alumina modified epoxy based film adhesives, 1096

Erosion, of polymer drops under simple shear in high viscosity ratio systems, 891

Erratum, 987, 1162

Essential work of fracture

of polypropylene and polypropylene blends over range of test speeds, 223

for short glass fiber reinforced and rubber toughened nylon-6, 558

Ethylene copolymers

selectivity of peroxide-initiated graft modification of, 234

selectivity of peroxide-initiated graft modification of, 234

UV fluorescence monitoring of mixing of molten polymers in batch mixer, 923

Ethylene polymerization, over MgO-supported zirconocene cataylsts, 1011

Ethylene-propylene diene monomer (EPDM rubber)

ceramic-powder filled thermoplastic elastomer: flexible polymer composite electromagnetic crystals, 822

dynamically vulcanized EPDM/iPP blends, microcellular model evaluation for deformation of, 531

recycling of roofing membrane rubber by ultrasonic devulcanization, 809

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: mechanical properties and morphology of, 1031

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: processing and thermal behavior of, 1018

Ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer (EPDM), dynamically photocross-linked PP/EPDM blends, mechanical properties and structure, 1798

Ethylene-propylene rubber (EPR), interfacial slip in nylon-6/EPR blends, effect of reactive compatibilization on, 71

Ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) composites, electrical properties of carbon black-filled alternating copolymer of ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene composites, strain and temperature and, 1064

Ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA)

PBT/nylon 6/EVA-g-MAH ternary blends prepared by reactive extrusion, morphology and properties of, 1298

phase behavior of EVA/PS blends during in situ polymerization, 1221

Ethylene vinyl-acetate / polyaniline blends, synthesis and characterization of, 1138

Expansion, plastic/wood-flour composite foams, expansion mechanisms of, 1347

Explosives, dynamic mechanical signatures of Viton A and plastic bonded explosives based on it, 139

Extensibility, of talc-filled polypropylene, 1821

Extensional flow mixer, numerical simulation of flow in, 254

Extrusion

barrier films by chaotic mixing, 1443 blown-film extrusion, dynamic modeling of, 398

chaotic volumetric transports in single-screw extrusion, 783

closed-discharge single-screw extrusion and fluid material properties, 55

continuous extrusion of microcellular polycarbonate, 1361

die swell in design of profile dies, compensating for, 1657

enhancing slit die performance by optimization of restrictor profiles, 1500

flow patterns in melting section of co-rotating twin-screw extruder, 306

fully filled regions in non-intermeshing twin-screw extruder, 1466

high-impact polystyrene (HIPS), viscosity and dissolved gas in manufacture of microcellular plastics, 1337

in-line color monitoring during extrusion using charge-coupled device spectrometer: color changeovers and residence time distribution (RTD), 356

in-situ microfiber reinforced composite based on PET and PE via slit die extrusion and hot stretching, 615

of medical-grade thermoplastic polyurethane, 1863

melting model for intermeshing counter-rotating twin-screw extruders, 1715

methyl methacrylate modification of polyolefin in twin-screw extruder, 1830

PBT/nylon 6/EVA-g-MAH ternary blends prepared by reactive extrusion, morphology and properties of, 1298

plastic/wood-flour composite foams, expansion mechanisms of, 1347

polyester MWD variation, influence of on melt viscosity during, 519

polystyrene foams blown with carbon dioxide, die geometry and cell nucleation of, 1378

of polystyrene nanocomposite foams with supercritical carbon dioxide, 1261

residence time distribution in co-rotating twin-screw extruders: experimental validation, 1849

residence time distribution in co-rotating twin-screw extruders: theoretical modeling, 1841

starch-graft-polyacrylamide copolymers, preparation by reactive extrusion, 1666

stick-slip phenomenon in single-screw extrusion of linear polyethylene, 78

ultrasonic-assisted extrusion for copolymer formation and compatibilization of immiscible polymers, 91

ultrasonic monitoring of residence time distribution in, 102

unplasticized PVC extrusion, pressure drop and die surface changes in, 1488

Extrusion defects, gross melt fracture mitigation in converging dies, 1123

Extrusion foaming

continuous extrusion of microcellular polycarbonate, 1361

plastic/wood-flour composite foams, expansion mechanisms of, 1347

polystyrene foams blown with carbon dioxide, die geometry and cell nucleation of, 1378

F

Failure

of core-shell rubber-modified clay-epoxy nanocomposites, 1635

high performance fibers in compression, microstructure analysis of, 684

lifetime prediction for ABS pipes subjected to combined pressure and deflection loading, 444

microstructure of high performance fibers in compression, 684

Fiber-reinforced composites

poly(L-lactic acid) composites with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: mechanical properties and morphology of, 1031

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: processing and thermal behavior of, 1018

Fillers

ceramic-powder filled thermoplastic elastomer: flexible polymer composite electromagnetic crystals, 822

composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

dispersion of carbon black in immiscible polymer blend, controlling, 1058

functionalized polyolefins as compatibilizers for polyethylene/wood flour composites, 933

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins, 850, 1683

low nano-silica filled HDPE, mechanical properties of, 490

mechanical properties of HDPE/PS blend, improvement by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

nano-alumina modified epoxy based film adhesives, 1096

plastic/wood-flour composite foams, expansion mechanisms of, 1347

talc-filled polypropylene, melt strength and extensibility of, 1821

tribological behavior of pure and graphite-filled polyimides under atmospheric conditions, 1477

Film adhesives, nano-alumina modified epoxy based film adhesives, 1096

Film blowing, of polyethylenes, rheological effects of, 1391

Film casting, numerical simulation using updated Lagrangian finite element algorithm, 1105

Film thickness distribution, HDPE blown film, effect of wall slip on. 1788

Films

aromatic polyimides containing well-defined conjugation units, synthesis and characterization of, 1232

barrier films by chaotic mixing, 1443

electrochemically synthesized polythiophene films with self-organized microstructure, 919

HDPE blown film thickness distribution, effect of wall slip on, 1788

isotactic polypropylene films, simultaneous biaxial deformation of, 1428

oriented polyethylene films, structure and properties of, 831

polyethylenes, rheological effects in film blowing, 1391

polypropylene and polypropylene blends, essential work of fracture over range of test speeds, 223

ultra-thin polystyrene film, probe segregation and glass transition determination, 1241

vapor induced phase separation, relative humidity and film formation, 798

Finite element analysis

numerical simulation of film casting using updated Lagrangian finite element algorithm, 1105

thickness profile of UHMW PE films during sequential biaxial drawing, 1

Flax fibers

poly(L-lactic acid) composites with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with: mechanical properties and morphology of, 1031

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with: processing and thermal behavior of, 1018

Flexural modulus, of composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

Flexural properties, of poly(L-lactic acid) composites with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

Flory-Huggins theory, prediction of water solubility in nylon melts based on, 639

Flow

melting section of co-rotating twin-screw extruder, 306

numerical simulation of in extensional flow mixer, 254

in polyurethane foaming process, prediction of flow patterns by numerical simulation, 1603

power-law rheology, influence on flow distributions in, 693

Flow distributions, power-law rheology, influence on flow distributions in, 693

Flow instability, gross melt fracture mitigation in converging dies, 1123

Flow ratio, mixing dynamics in SMX static mixer, 875

Fluid elasticity, effect on flow in extensional flow mixer, 254

Fluid material properties, analysis of closed-discharge single-screw extrusion and, 55

Fluorescence, UV fluorescence monitoring of batch mixing, 923

Fluoroelastomers

acrylate rubber/fluoroelastomer/polyacrylate blends, rheological and viscoelastic properties of multiphase blends. 975

dynamic mechanical signatures of Viton A and plastic bonded explosives based on it, 139

Fluororubber vulcanizate powder, ground, effect of on properties of fluororubber compounds, 267

Foams

continuous extrusion of microcellular polycarbonate, 1361

high-impact polystyrene (HIPS), viscosity and dissolved gas in manufacture of microcellular plastics, 1337

morphology of microcellular foams, die temperature and, 1206

plastic/wood-flour composite foams, expansion mechanisms of, 1347

polystyrene foams blown with carbon dioxide, die geometry and cell nucleation of, 1378

polystyrene nanocomposite foams, extrusion with supercritical carbon dioxide, 1261

prediction of flow patterns in polyurethane foaming process by numerical simulation, 1603

sintering of polypropylene foams in rotational molding, 40

Fracture properties

of core-shell rubber-modified clay-epoxy nanocomposites, 1635

of die-drawn toughened polypropylene, 1317

of epoxy resins at low temperatures, 1071

essential work of fracture of polypropylene and polypropylene blends over range of test speeds, 223

fracture toughness, evaluation in polytetrafluoroethylene, 1702

lifetime prediction of for ABS pipes subjected to combined pressure and deflection loading, 444

Fracture toughness

of core-shell rubber-modified clay-epoxy nanocomposites, 1635

evaluation in polytetrafluoroethylene, 1702

Free-radical solution polymerization, of styrene in a tubular reactor, 1163

Friction

gum vulcanizate at low temperature approaching glass transition, enhanced apparent Payne effect, 1512

tribological behavior, of pure and graphite-filled polyimides under atmospheric conditions, 1477

FuryIBZ, aromatic polyimides containing well-defined conjugation units, synthesis and characterization of, 1232

G

Gas-assisted injection molding, numerical simulation of, 1415

Gelation, of bisphenol F epoxide, 863

Geltrusion process, thickness profile of UHMW PE films during sequential biaxial drawing, 1

Glass transition

of bisphenol F epoxide, 863

gum vulcanizate at low temperature approaching glass transition, enhanced apparent Payne effect, 1512

of polycarbonate blends, structure-property relationships of, 1727

of ultra-thin polystyrene film, 1241

Glycerol triacetate (GTA), poly(L-lactic acid) composites with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

Gradient-based numerical optimization, of blow molded part performance through process simulation, 1407

Graft copolymers, starch-graft-polyacrylamide copolymers, preparation by reactive extrusion, 1666

Graft modification

selectivity of initiated-initiated graft modification of ethylene copolymers, 234

selectivity of peroxide-initiated graft modification of ethylene copolymers,

234

Graft polymerization

mechanical properties of low nano-silica filled HDPE, 490

methyl methacrylate modification of polyolefin in twin-screw extruder, 1830

Graphite, tribological behavior of pure and graphite-filled polyimides under atmospheric conditions, 1477

Gross melt fracture

mitigation of in converging dies, 1123 surface energy of boron nitride powders, erratum, 1162

Ground fluororubber vulcanizate powder, effect of on properties of fluororubber compounds, 267

Ground silicone rubber vulcanizate powder, effect of on properties of fluorosilicone rubber, 279

Gum vulcanizate, enhanced apparent Payne effect in at low temperature approaching glass transition, 1512

H

Heat-aging, mechanical relaxation behavior in heat-aged polycarbonates, 369, 383

Helical barrel rheometer (HBR), closed-discharge single-screw extrusion and fluid material properties, 55

High-density polyethylene (HDPE)

barrier properties of injection molded blends of Vectra with HDPE, 1044

binary and ternary blends of recycled HDPE containing polypropylenes, 431

blown film thickness distribution, effect of wall slip on, 1788

functionalization of with maleic anhydride, 774

functionalized polyolefins as compatibilizers for polyethylene/wood flour composites, 933

impact fracture toughness by J-integral approach, 1081

interfacial tension between molten polymers, comparison between five methods of evaluating, 670

low nano-silica filled HDPE, mechanical properties of, 490

mechanical property improvement of HDPE/PS blend by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

modification of recycled HDPE by LDPE and LLDPE, 26

polystyrene/HDPE blends, post-extrusion parameters and final morphology of, 1646

stick-slip phenomenon in single-screw extrusion of linear polyethylene, 78

tensile mechanical properties of linear high-density polyethylenes modified with organic peroxide, 1624

High performance fibers, in compression, microstructure analysis of, 684

HMX-based explosives, dynamic mechanical signatures of, 139

Hot stretching, in-situ microfiber reinforced composite based on PET and PE via, 615

Hot-tool welding, comparison with vibration morphology, 1576

Hybrid finite element/finite difference method, simulation of injection-compression molding, 596

Hyperbranched polymers

in cationic photopolymerization of epoxy systems, 1460

rheological properties of hyperbranched polymer/poly(ethylene terephthalate) reactive blends, 329

I

Imbedded fiber retraction, comparison between five methods of evaluating interfacial tension between molten polymers, 670

Immiscible polymers

dispersion of carbon black in immiscible polymer blend, controlling, 1058

ultrasonic process for copolymer formation and compatibilization of, 91

Impact fracture toughness

of die-drawn toughened polypropylene, 1317

by J-integral approach, 1081

Impact properties

of binary and ternary blends of recycled HDPE containing polypropylenes, 431

cellulose acetate biopolymer, effect of process engineering on, 1151

of composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

of engineering polymers, 112

of HDPE/PS blend, improvement by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

J-integral approach for impact fracture toughness, 1081

of polyamide 6/elastomeric ethyleneoctene copolymer (EOR) blends with and without maleated EOR, 317

of rotationally molded polyethylene products, 905

Impact resistance

of binary and ternary blends of recycled HDPE containing polypropylenes, 431

of hyperbranched polymers in cationic photopolymerization of epoxy systems, 1460

Impact strength

cellulose acetate biopolymer, effect of process engineering on, 1151

of HDPE/PS blend, improvement by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

Impact toughness, of die-drawn toughened polypropylene, 1317

In-line monitoring, color monitoring during extrusion using charge-coupled device spectrometer: color changeovers and residence time distribution (RTD), 356

In situ composites, ultrasonic process for copolymer formation and compatibilization of immiscible polymers, 91

In situ polymerization, phase behavior of EVA/PS blends during, 1221

Induction welding, of thermoplastics, 1523

Injection-compression molding, for optical media, simulation of, 596

Injection location, mixing dynamics in SMX static mixer, 875

Injection molding

multi-material injection molding: simulation of gas-assisted and co-injection molding, 1415

of PET/PEN resin blends, 169

polyester MWD variation, influence of on melt viscosity during, 519

TOF-SIMS study of injection-molded polystyrene, 1289

tooling materials, properties of rapid prototype materials, 125

water-assisted, of thermoplastic materials, 1806

weld-line strength and microstructure of microcellular injection molded parts, 157

Intercallating polymerization, nylon 10 10-montmorillonite nanocomposites by, 204

Interfacial slip, in nylon-6/EPR blends, effect of reactive compatibilization on, 71

Interfacial tension, between molten polymers, comparison between five methods of evaluating, 670

Intermeshing counter-rotating twin-screw extruder, melting model for, 1715

Intermolecular entanglements, crystallization behavior of ultra-high molar mass polyethylene (UHPE), influence of on, 607

Intrinsically conducting polymers, ethylene vinyl-acetate/poly aniline blends, synthesis and characterization of, 1138

Isostatic polypropylene (PP)

annealing of and nonlinear viscera response, 946

elasticity, at large deformations and high strain rates in injection molded IP, 1613

simultaneous bilabial deformation of IP films, 1428

Isotonic acid derivatives, compatibleness based on polypropylene grafted with isotonic acid derivatives, 960

J

J-integral approach, evaluation of impact fracture toughness by, 1081

K

Kinetics

cure kinetics of high-temperature-cure epoxy adhesive, 14

methyl methacrylic modification of polyolefins in batch mixer and twin-screw extruder, 1830

pollute-1, industrial solidification processes in, 180, 188

Kink bands, high performance fibers in compression, microstructure analysis of, 684

L

Linear high-density polyethylene (HD PE), tensile mechanical behavior of linear HD PE modified with organic peroxide, 1624

Linear low-density polyethylene (LLP)

functionalized polyolefins as compatibleness for polyethylene/wood flour composites, 933

metallic LLP films, structure and properties of, 831

modification of recycled HD PE by DP and LLP, 26

rotationally molded polyethylene products: impact performance and dynamic mechanical properties, 905

short-chain branching in commercial polyethylene by thermally fractionated DS, 1878

stick-slip phenomenon in single-screw extrusion of linear polyethylene, 78

Liquid crystalline polymers (Cps), barrier properties of injection molded blends of liquid crystalline polyester (Vector) with HD PE, 1044

Lobe dynamics, chaotic volumetric transports in single-screw extrusion, 783

Low-density polyethylene (DP)

modification of recycled HD PE by DP and LLP, 26

ternary Glass-PS-DP hybrids, morphology and rheology of, 1180

Low profile additives, molecular weight and molecular structure of, effect on properties of bulk molding compound (BC), 989

Low temperatures, fracture properties of epoxy resins at, 1071

M

Magnesium oxide, ethylene polymerization over Mo-supported zircon catalysts, 1011

Malec anhydride (Man)

fictionalization of HD PE with Malec anhydride, 774

selectivity of initiated-initiated graft modification of ethylene copolymers, 234

selectivity of peroxide-initiated graft modification of ethylene copolymers, 234

Material transport, chaotic volumetric transports in single-screw extrusion, 783

Mechanical properties

of acerbate rubber/fluoroelastomer/polyacrylate multiphase blends, 975

of binary and ternary blends of recycled HD PE containing polypropylenes, 431

composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

of composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

deformation of epoxy resin subject to multiaxial loading, 721, 734

of die-drawn toughened polypropylene, 1317

dynamically photocrosslinked PP/EPDM blends, mechanical properties and structure, 1798

of flexible polymer composite electromagnetic crystals, 822

of fluororubber compounds, effect of ground fluororubber vulcanizate powder on, 267

of HD PE/PS blend, improvement by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

of impact modified poly(ethylene terephthalate), micromechanical behavior of, 1197

of layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins, 850

of linear high-density polyethylene modified with organic peroxide, 1624

of low nano-silica filled HD PE, 490

of melamine-formaldehyde resins, effect of chemical composition on, 297

of nylon 66, effect of sample preparation on, 759

of polyamide 6/elastomeric ethyleneoctene copolymer (EOR) blends with and without maleated EOR, 317

of polyethylene/wood flour composites, functional polyolefins as compatibleness and, 933

of polyimides based on aromatic and alicyclic dianhydrides, 344

of polystyrene-montmorillonite nanocomposites, effect of surfactants on, 214

polystyrene-polyisobutylene-polystyrene triblock copolymer and its blends with polystyrene, 243

recycled HD PE, modification of by DP and LLP, 26

of rotationally molded polyethylene products, 905

of semicrystalline polypropylene before necking, 501

of silicon rubber, effect of ground silicone rubber vulcanizate powder on, 279

of starch-filled ternary composites: dynamic mechanical properties, 1250

of ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers, 1031

of unsaturated polyester-based nanocomposites, 661

Mechanical relaxation behavior, in heat-aged polycarbonate, 369, 383

Melamine-formaldehyde resins, rheological behavior and chemical composition, 297

Melt blending, reactive melt modification of polypropylene with cross-linkable polyester, 1276

Melt blowing, attenuating PP/PET bicomponent melt blown microfibers, 463

Melt fracture, gross melt fracture mitigation in converging dies, 1123

Melt rheology, of nylon/acrylonitrile butadiene rubber blends, effects of blend ratio, dynamic vulcanization, and reactive compatibilization on, 1555

Melt state

fictionalization of HD PE with Malec anhydride. 774

polycondensation of nylon melts, prediction of water solubility in, 639

UV fluorescence monitoring of molten polymer in batch mixer, 923

Melt strength, of talc-filled polypropylene, 1821

Melt viscosity, influence of polyester MWD on during injection molding and extrusion, 519

Melting

melting model for intermeshing counter-rotating twin-screw extruders, 1715

multiple melting behavior of syndiotactic 1.2-polybutadiene, 629

Membranes

film formation by vapor induced phase separation, relative humidity and, 798

nitrile rubber/epoxidized natural rubber blend membranes, transport of aromatic solvents through, 704

Metallic catalysts, ethylene polymerization over Mo-supported zircon catalysts, 1011

Metallic LLP

rotationally molded polyethylene products: impact performance and dynamic mechanical properties, 905

structure and properties of films, 831

Metallic polyolefins copolymer (mPE), impact modified poly(ethylene terephthalate), micromechanical behavior of, 1197

Methyl methacrylic, modification of polyolefins with in batch mixer and twin-screw extruder. 1830

Microcellular modeling, for deformation of dynamically vulcanized EPDM/IP blends, 531

Microcellular polymers

continuous extrusion of microcellular polycarbonate, 1361

high-impact polystyrene (HIPS), viscosity and dissolved gas in manufacture of, 1337

morphology of microcellular foams, die temperature and, 1206

polystyrene foams blown with carbon dioxide, die geometry and cell nucleation of, 1378

weld-line strength and microstructure of microcellular injection molded parts, 157

Microfibers

attenuating PP/PET bicomponent melt blown microfibers, 463

in-situ microfiber reinforced composite based on PET and PE via slit die extrusion and hot stretching, 615

Micromechanical behavior, of impact modified poly(ethylene terephthalate), 1197

Microstructure

electrochemically synthesized polythiophene films with self-organized microstructure, 919

of high performance fibers in compression, 684

of microcellular injection molded parts, 157

of polyimides based on aromatic and alicyclic dianhydrides, 344

Microsystem technology

micro molding process, process parameters and, 1542

micromechanical behavior of impact modified poly(ethylene terephthalate), 1197

Mid-density polyethylene (MDPE), impact fracture toughness by J-integral approach, 1081

Mineral fillers, talc-filled polypropylene, melt strength and extensibility of, 1821

Miniaturization, micromolding process, process parameters and, 1542

Miscibility, ternary miscibility in blends of three polymers with balanced binary interactions, 543

Mixing

barrier films by chaotic mixing, 1443 mixing dynamics in SMX static mixer, 875

non-intermeshing twin-screw extruder, behavior of fully filled regions in, 1466

numerical simulation of flow in extensional flow mixer, 254

UV fluorescence monitoring of batch mixing, 923

Modeling

blown-film extrusion, dynamic modeling of, 398

cure kinetics of bisphenol F epoxide, 863

cure kinetics of high-temperature-cure epoxy adhesive, 14

of deformation of dynamically vulcanized EPDM/iPP blends, microcellular modeling for, 531

deformation of epoxy resin subject to multiaxial loadings, 734

of engineering polymers, 112

flow in polyurethane foaming process, prediction of flow patterns by numerical simulation, 1603

of mechanical properties of semicrystalline polypropylene before necking, 501

melting model for intermeshing counter-rotating twin-screw extruders, 1715

methyl methacrylate modification of polyolefin in twin-screw extruder, 1830

residence time distribution in co-rotating twin-screw extruders, 1841

rheology and morphology of LCP/thermoplastic polymer blends, 1778

of water solubility in nylon melts, 639

Modification

low nano-silica filled HDPE, mechanical properties of, 490

of recycled HDPE by LDPE and LLDPE, 26

selectivity of initiated-initiated graft modification of ethylene copolymers, 234

selectivity of peroxide-initiated graft modification of ethylene copolymers, 234

Molding, micro molding process, process parameters and, 1542

Molecular imprinting, tyrosine imprinted polymer beads with different functional monomers via seed swelling and suspension polymerization, 965

Molecular structure, of low profile additives, effect on properties of bulk molding compound (BMC), 989

Molecular weight, of low profile additives, effect on properties of bulk molding compound (BMC), 989

Molecular weight distribution

influence of polyester MWD on melt viscosity during injection molding and extrusion, 519

polycarbonate blends, structure-property relationships of, 1727

Molten polymer

comparison between five methods of evaluating interfacial tension between, 670

UV fluorescence monitoring of molten polymer in batch mixer, 923

Monitoring

color monitoring during extrusion using charge-coupled device spectrometer, 356

UV fluorescence monitoring of batch mixing, 923

Montmorillonite

nylon 10 10-montmorillonite nanocomposites by intercalating polymerization, 204

polystyrene-montmorillonite nanocomposites, effect of surfactants on properties of, 214

unsaturated polyester-based nanocomposites, synthesis and mechanical properties of, 661

Morphology

of chain-folded lamellar crystals of nylon 12 14, 470

of composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

of core-shell rubber-modified clayepoxy nanocomposites, 1635

of ethylene vinyl-acetate/polyaniline blends, 1138

film formation by vapor induced phase separation and relative humidity, 798

of in-situ microfiber reinforced composite based on PET and PE, 615

of injection molded blends of Vectra with HDPE, 1044

of LCP/thermoplastic polymer blends, 1778

of microcellular foams, die temperature and, 1206

of nylon/acrylonitrile butadiene rubber blends, effects of blend ratio, dynamic vulcanization, and reactive compatibilization on, 1555

or oriented polyethylene films, 831

of PBT/nylon 6/EVA-g-MAH ternary blends prepared by reactive extrusion, 1298

of PET/PEN resin blends, 169

plastic/wood-flour composite foams, expansion mechanisms of, 1347

of polyamide 6/elastomeric ethyleneoctene copolymer (EOR) blends with and without maleated EOR, 317

polystyrene foams blown with carbon dioxide, die geometry and cell nucleation of, 1378

of polystyrene/HDPE blends, post-extrusion parameters and, 1646

of PP/PET blends compatibilized with PP grafted with itaconic acid derivatives, 960

segmented poly(urethane-urea) elastic fibers, relationship between segment structures and elastic properties, 1740

sintering of polypropylene foams in rotational molding, 40

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers, 1031

of ternary Pglass-PS-LDPE hybrids, 1180

vibration and hot-tool thermoplastic weld morphologies, 1576

Multi-material molding, multi-material injection molding: simulation of gas-assisted and co-injection molding, 1415

Multiaxial loading, deformation of epoxy resin subject to, 721, 734

N

Nano-alumina particles, nano-alumina modified epoxy based film adhesives, 1096

Nanocomposite foams, polystyrene nanocomposite foams, extrusion with supercritical carbon dioxide, 1261

Nanocomposites

fracture properties of core-shell rubber-modified clay-epoxy nanocomposites, 1635

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on rheological behavior of epoxy prepolymers, 1683

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on resin cure and mechanical properties, 850

low nano-silica filled HDPE, mechanical properties of, 490

nylon 10 10-montmorillonite nanocomposites by intercalating polymerization, 204

polystyrene-montmorillonite nanocomposites, effect of surfactants on properties of, 214

unsaturated polyester-based nanocomposites, synthesis and mechanical properties of, 661

Nanowires, electrochemically synthesized polythiophene films with self-organized microstructure, 919

Natural fibers

cellulose acetate biopolymer, effect of process engineering on performance of, 1151

composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

functionalized polyolefins as compatibilizers for polyethylene/wood flour composites, 933

plastic/wood-flour composite foams, expansion mechanisms of, 1347

poly(L-lactic acid) composites with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: mechanical properties and morphology of, 1031

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: processing and thermal behavior, 1018

Natural rubber, nitrile rubber/epoxidized natural rubber blend membranes, transport of aromatic solvents through, 704

Neumann triangle, comparison between five methods of evaluating interfacial tension between molten polymers, 670

Neutron reflectivity, ultra-thin polystyrene film, probe segregation and glass transition determination by, 1241

Nitrile rubber, nitrile rubber/epoxidized natural rubber blend membranes, transport of aromatic solvents through, 704

Non-intermeshing twin-screw extruder, behavior of fully filled regions in, 1466

Non-ionic surfactants, environmental stress cracking caused by, 419

Nonlinear viscoelastic response, of isotactic polypropylene, annealing and, 946

Novolak resins, characterization of fractionated phenolic resins used in photoresists, 1675

Numerical-Method-of-Lines (NMOL), dynamic modeling of blown-film extrusion, 398

Numerical simulation

of film casting using updated Lagrangian finite element algorithm, 1105

of flow in extensional flow miser, 254

multi-material injection molding: simulation of gas-assisted and co-injection molding, 1415

prediction of flow patterns in polyurethane foaming process by, 1603

Nylons

nylon-6, essential work of fracture for short glass fiber reinforced and rubber toughened nylon-6, 558

nylon-6/EPR blends, effect of reactive compatibilization on interfacial slip, 71

nylon 10 10-montmorillonite nanocomposites by intercalating polymerization, 204

nylon 12 14, synthesis and crystallization behavior of, 470

nylon 66, effect of sample preparation on mechanical properties of, 759

nylon-acrylonitrile butadiene rubber: rheology and extrudate morphology of, 1555

nylon melts, prediction of water solubility in, 639

PBT/nylon 6/EVA-g-MAH ternary blends prepared by reactive extrusion, morphology and properties of, 1298

polyamide 6/elastomeric ethyleneoctene copolymer (EOR) blends with and without maleated EOR, morphology and properties of, 317

O

Optical imaging, scratch visibility of polymers measured using, 749, 987

Optical media, of injection-compression molding, simulation of, 596

Optical properties, birefringence in modified polycarbonates, 62

Optical switching, poly(vinyl carbazole)-based azobenzene blends, all-optical switching modulation in, 716

Optimization

of blow molded part performance through process simulation, 1407

of slit die performance by optimization of restrictor profiles, 1500

Organic peroxide, tensile mechanical behavior of linear HDPE modified with, 1624

Organoclay nanocomposites, See Clay nanocomposites

Oxygen permeability, of injection molded blends of Vectra with HDPE, 1044

P

Particle migration, loss of surface and volume electrical conductivities due to shear-induced migration, 570

Payne effect, gum vulcanizate at low temperature approaching glass transition, enhanced apparent Payne effect, 1512

Pendant drop, comparison between five methods of evaluating interfacial tension between molten polymers, 670

Permeability

of injection molded blends of Vectra with HDPE, 1044

nitrile rubber/epoxidized natural rubber blend membranes, transport of aromatic solvents through, 704

of oriented polyethylene films, 831

Peroxide, tensile mechanical behavior of linear HDPE modified with, 1624

PFDA, aromatic polyimides containing well-defined conjugation units, synthesis and characterization of, 1232

Phase behavior, of EVA/PS blends during in situ SM polymerization, 1221

Phase separation, film formation by vapor induced phase separation, relative humidity and, 798

Phenolic resins, characterization of fractionated phenolic resins used in photoresists, 1675

Phenoxy resins, as compatibilizers of polyamide 6 and poly(butylene terephthalate), 580

Phosphate glass, ternary Pglass-PS-LDPE hybrids, morphology and rheology of, 1180

Photocrosslinking, dynamically photocrosslinked PP/EPDM blends, mechanical properties and structure, 1798

Photoluminescence, of aromatic polyimides containing well-defined conjugation units, 1232

Photopolymerization, hyperbranched polymers in cationic photopolymerization of epoxy systems, 1460

Photoresists, characterization of fractionated phenolic resins used in, 1675

Piping, lifetime prediction for ABS pipes subjected to combined pressure and deflection loading, 444

Plastic-bonded explosives, dynamic mechanical signatures of Viton-based explosives, 139

Plastic deformation, dynamically vulcanized EPDM/iPP blends, microcellular model evaluation for, 531

Plastic foams. See Foams; Microcellular polymers

Plasticizers, poly(L-lactic acid) composites with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

Polyacrylamide (PAAm), starch-graft-polyacrylamide copolymers, preparation by reactive extrusion, 1666

Polyacrylate, acrylate rubber/fluoroelastomer/polyacrylate blends, rheological and viscoelastic properties of multiphase blends, 975

Polyamides (PA)

phenoxy resins as compatibilizers of, 580

polyamide 6/elastomeric ethylene-octene copolymer (EOR) blends with and without maleated EOR, morphology and properties of, 317

Polyamides (PA). See also Nylons

Polyaniline, ethylene vinyl-acetate/polyaniline blends, synthesis and characterization of, 1138

Poly(benzyl methacrylate) (PBzMA), ternary miscibility in blends of three polymers with balanced binary interactions, 543

Polybutadiene, multiple melting behavior of syndiotactic 1,2-polybutadiene, 629

Polybutene-1

industrial solidification processes in: quiescent melts, 180

industrial solidification processes in: shear flow influence, 188

Poly(butylene terephthalate) (PBT)

compatibilized poly(butylene terephthalate)/poly(ethylene-octene) copolymer blends, super-toughness in, 1691

crystallization of, 1889

PBT/nylon 6/EVA-g-MAH ternary blends prepared by reactive extrusion, morphology and properties of, 1298

phenoxy resins as compatibilizers of, 580

vibration and hot-tool thermoplastic weld morphologies, 1576

Polycaprolactone (PCL), ternary miscibility in blends of three polymers with balanced binary interactions, 543

Polycarbonate (PC)

birefringence in modified polycarbonates, 62

continuous extrusion of microcellular polycarbonate, 1361

erosion and breakup of polymer drops under simple shear in high viscosity ratio systems, 891

mechanical relaxation behavior in heat-aged polycarbonate, 369, 383

structure-property relationships of polycarbonate blends, 1727

vibration and hot-tool thermoplastic weld morphologies, 1576

Polycondensation, nylon melts, prediction of water solubility in, 639

Polyester, reactive melt modification of polypropylene with crosslinkable polyester, 1276

Polyester blends, influence of MWD on melt viscosity during injection molding and extrusion, 519

Polyester resin

bulk molding compound (BMC), molecular weight and molecular structure of low profile additives on properties of, 989

composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

unsaturated polyester-based nanocomposites, synthesis and mechanical properties of, 661

Poly(etherimides), poly(etherimide)/ N-methyl-2-pyrrolidinone/water system, relative humidity and film formation, 798

Polyethylene (PE)

barrier properties of injection molded blends of Vectra with HDPE, 1044

binary and ternary blends of recycled HDPE containing polypropylenes, 431

crystallization behavior of ultra-high molar mass polyethylene (UHPE), influence of intermolecular entanglements on, 607

film blowing, rheological effects in, 1391

functionalization of HDPE with maleic anhydride, 774

functionalized polyolefins as compatibilizers for polyethylene/wood flour composites, 933

HDPE blown film thickness distribution, effect of wall slip on, 1788

impact fracture toughness by J-integral approach, 1081

in-situ microfiber reinforced composite based on PET and PE via slit die extrusion and hot stretching, 615

interfacial tension between molten polymers, comparison between five methods of evaluating, 670

low nano-silica filled HDPE, mechanical properties of, 490

mechanical property improvement of HDPE/PS blend by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

modification of recycled HDPE by LDPE and LLDPE, 26

oriented polyethylene films, structure and properties of, 831

polyethylene-clay hybrids, preparation and properties of, 1312

polypropylene/polyethylene blends, production, properties and impact toughness of, 1317

polystyrene/HDPE blends, post-extrusion parameters and final morphology of, 1646

rotationally molded PE products: impact performance and dynamic mechanical properties, 905

short-chain branching content and distribution in commercial PEs by thermally fractionated DSC, 1878

spinning and drawing properties of UHMWPE fibers, 1765

starch-filled ternary composites: dynamic mechanical properties, 1250

stick-slip phenomenon in single-screw extrusion of linear polyethylene, 78

tensile mechanical properties of linear high-density polyethylenes modified with organic peroxide, 1624

ternary Pglass-PS-LDPE hybrids, morphology and rheology of, 1180

thickness profile of UHMW PE films during sequential biaxial drawing, 1

Polyethylene-clay hybrids, preparation and properties of, 1312

Poly(ethylene naphthalate) (PEN), PET/PEN resin blends, primary structure and physical properties of, 169

Poly(ethylene-octene), compatibilized poly(butylene terephthalate)/poly(ethylene-octene) copolymer blends, super-toughness in, 1691

Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET)

attenuating PP/PET bicomponent melt blown microfibers, 463

crystallization kinetics of, effect of carbon dioxide on, 479

hyperbranched polymer/poly(ethylene terephthalate) reactive blends, rheological properties of, 329

impact modified PET, micromechanical behavior of, 1197

in-situ microfiber reinforced composite based on PET and PE via slit die extrusion and hot stretching, 615

PET/PEN resin blends, primary structure and physical properties of, 169

PP/PET blends, compatibilizers based on PP grafted with itaconic acid derivatives, 960

Poly(hydroxy ester ether) (PHEE), starch-filled ternary composites: dynamic mechanical properties, 1250

Polyimides

aromatic polyimides containing welldefined conjugation units, synthesis and characterization of, 1232

dynamic mechanical behavior of polyimides based on aromatic and alicyclic dianhydrides, 344

tribological behavior of pure and graphite-filled polyimides under atmospheric conditions, 1477

Polyisobutylene, polystyrene-polyisobutylene-polystyrene triblock copolymer and its blends with polystyrene, rheological and mechanical properties of, 243

Poly(L-lactic acid) composites, with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

Polymer beads, tyrosine imprinted polymer beads with different functional monomers via seed swelling and suspension polymerization, 965

Polymer blends

acrylate rubber/fluoroelastomer/polyacrylate blends, rheological and viscoelastic properties of multiphase blends, 975

barrier films by chaotic mixing, 1443

binary and ternary blends of recycled HDPE containing polypropylenes, 431

compatibilized poly(butylene terephthalate)/poly(ethylene-octene) copolymer blends, super-toughness in, 1691

dispersion of carbon black in immiscible polymer blend, controlling, 1058

dynamically vulcanized EPDM/iPP blends, microcellular model evaluation for deformation of, 531

erosion and breakup of polymer drops under simple shear in high viscosity ratio systems, 891

ethylene vinyl-acetate/polyaniline blends, synthesis and characterization of, 1138

EVA/PS blends, phase behavior of during in situ SM polymerization, 1221

HDPE/PS blend, mechanical property improvement by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

hyperbranched polymer/poly(ethylene terephthalate) reactive blends, rheological properties of, 329

in-situ microfiber reinforced composite based on PET and PE via slit die extrusion and hot stretching, 615

interfacial slip in nylon-6/EPR blends, effect of reactive compatibilization on, 71

interfacial tension between molten polymers, comparison between five methods of evaluating, 670

of LCP/thermoplastic polymers, rheological and morphological model for, 1778

mixing dynamics in SMX static mixer, 875

nitrile rubber/epoxidized natural rubber blend membranes, transport of aromatic solvents through, 704

nylon-acrylonitrile butadiene rubber: rheology and extrudate morphology of, 1555

PET/PEN resin blends, primary structure and physical properties of, 169

phenoxy resins as compatibilizers of polyamide 6 and poly(butylene terephthalate), 580

polyamide 6/elastomeric ethylene-octene copolymer (EOR) blends with and without maleated EOR, morphology and properties of, 317

polycarbonate blends, structure-property relationships, 1727

polyester MWD variation, influence of on melt viscosity during injection molding and extrusion, 519

polypropylene blends: work of fracture at range of test speeds, 34

polypropylene/polyethylene blends, production, properties and impact toughness of, 1317

polystyrene/HDPE blends, post-extrusion parameters and final morphology of, 1646

polystyrene-polyisobutylene-polystyrene triblock copolymer and its blends with polystyrene, rheological and mechanical properties of, 243

poly(vinyl carbazole)-based azobenzene blends, all-optical switching modulation in, 716

PP/PET blends, compatibilizers based on PP grafted with itaconic acid derivatives, 960

reactive melt modification of polypropylene with crosslinkable polyester, 1276

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: mechanical properties and morphology of, 1031

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: processing and thermal behavior of, 1018

ternary miscibility in blends of three polymers with balanced binary interactions, 543

ternary Pglass-PS-LDPE hybrids, morphology and rheology of, 1180

Vectra/HDPE blends, barrier properties of injection molded blends, 1044

Polymer-clay nanocomposites. See Clay nanocomposites

Polymer melts, power-law rheology, influence on flow distributions in coathanger manifolds, 693

Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA)

composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

dispersion of carbon black in immiscible polymer blend, controlling, 1058

rubber-toughened polymethylmethacrylate, impact fracture toughness by J-integral approach, 1081

Polyolefins

functionalized polyolefins as compatibilizers for polyethylene/wood flour composites, 933

methyl methacrylate modification of polyolefin in batch mixer and twin-screw extruder, 1830

modification of recycled HDPE by LDPE and LLDPE, 26

Polypropylene (PP)

attenuating PP/PET bicomponent melt blown microfibers, 463

binary and ternary blends of recycled HDPE containing polypropylenes, 431

compatibilizers based on polypropylene grafted with itaconic acid derivatives, 960

die-drawn toughened PP, production, properties and impact toughness of, 1317

dispersion of carbon black in immiscible polymer blend, controlling, 1058

dynamically photocrosslinked PP/EPDM blends, mechanical properties and structure, 1798

dynamically vulcanized EPDM/iPP blends, microcellular model evaluation for deformation of, 531

elasticity at large deformations and high strain rates in injection molded PP, 1613

impact fracture toughness by J-integral approach, 1081

interfacial tension between molten polymers, comparison between five methods of evaluating, 670

isotactic polypropylene, nonlinear viscoelastic response of and annealing of, 946

isotactic polypropylene films, simultaneous biaxial deformation of, 1428

PP/PET blends, compatibilizers based on PP grafted with itaconic acid derivatives, 960

reactive melt modification of polypropylene with crosslinkable polyester, 1276

semicrystalline polymer, mechanical behavior before necking, 501

sintering of polypropylene foams in rotational molding, 40

talc-filled polypropylene, melt strength and extensibility of, 1821

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: mechanical properties and morphology of, 1031

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: processing and thermal behavior of, 1018

work of fracture at range of test speeds, 34

Polystyrene

polystyrene-montmorillonite nanocomposites, effect of surfactants on properties of, 214

PS foams blown with carbon dioxide, die geometry and cell nucleation of, 1378

TOF-SIMS study of injection-molded PS, 1289

Polystyrene (PS)

extrusion of polystyrene nanocomposite foams with supercritical carbon dioxide, 1261

high-impact polystyrene (HIPS), viscosity and dissolved gas in manufacture of microcellular plastics, 1337

interfacial tension between molten polymers, comparison between five methods of evaluating, 670

mechanical property improvement of HDPE/PS blend by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

phase behavior of EVA/PS blends during in situ polymerization, 1221

polystyrene/HDPE blends, post-extrusion parameters and final morphology of, 1646

polystyrene-polyisobutylene-polystyrene triblock copolymer and its blends with polystyrene, rheological and mechanical properties of, 243

ternary Pglass-PS-LDPE hybrids, morphology and rheology of, 1180

ultra-thin polystyrene film, probe segregation and glass transition determination, 1241

Polytetrafluoroethylene, fracture toughness evaluation in, 1702

Polythiophene, electrochemically synthesized polythiophene films with self-organized microstructure, 919

Polyurethane

medical-grade thermoplastic polyurethane, rheology and extrusion of, 1863

prediction of flow patterns in foaming process by numerical simulation, 1603

segmented poly(urethane-urea) elastic fibers, relationship between segment structures and elastic properties, 1740

Poly(vinyl carbazole), poly(vinyl carbazole)-based azobenzene blends, all-optical switching modulation in, 716

Poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC), unplasticized PVC extrusion, pressure drop and die surface changes in, 1488

Poly(vinyl methyl ether) (PVME), ternary miscibility in blends of three polymers with balanced binary interactions, 543

Power-law fluids, closed-discharge single-screw extrusion and fluid material properties, 55

Probe segregation, of ultra-thin polystyrene film, 1241

Profile dies, die swell in design of, compensating for, 1657

Q

Quiescent melts, in polybutene-1, 180

R

Reactive compatibilization

interfacial slip in nylon-6/EPR blends, effect of on, 71

nylon/acrylonitrile butadiene rubber blends, effects of on rheology and extrudate morphology, 1555

Reactive extrusion

methyl methacrylate modification of polyolefin in twin-screw extruder, 1830

PBT/nylon 6/EVA-g-MAH ternary blends prepared by, morphology and properties of, 1298

starch-graft-polyacrylamide copolymers, preparation by, 1666

Reactive melt modification, of polypropylene with crosslinkable polyester, 1276

Recycling

binary and ternary blends of recycled HDPE containing polypropylenes, 431

ground fluororubber vulcanizate powder, effect of on properties of fluororubber compounds, 267

ground silicone rubber vulcanizate powder, effect of on properties of silicone rubber, 267

mechanical properties of HDPE/PS blend, improvement by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

modification of recycled HDPE by LDPE and LLDPE, 26

of roofing membrane rubber by ultrasonic devulcanization, 809

Recycling stream, free-radical solution polymerization of styrene in a tubular reactor, 1163

Refractive index, of aromatic polyimides containing well-defined conjugation units, 1232

Reinforced polymers, essential work of fracture for short glass fiber reinforced and rubber toughened nylon-6, 558

Relative humidity, film formation by vapor induced phase separation and, 798

Renewable resources, cellulose acetate biopolymer, effect of process engineering on performance of, 1151

Residence time distribution (RTD)

in co-rotating twin-screw extruders: experimental validation, 1849

in co-rotating twin-screw extruders: theoretical modeling, 1841

in-line color monitoring during extrusion using charge-coupled device spectrometer and, 356

ultrasound for measurement of, 102

Restrictor profiles, optimization of slit die performance by optimization of, 1500

Rheological properties

of acrylate rubber/fluoroelastomer/polyacrylate multiphase blends, 975

closed-discharge single-screw extrusion and fluid material properties, 55

of fluororubber compounds, effect of ground fluororubber vulcanizate powder on, 267

of hyperbranched polymer/poly(ethylene terephthalate) reactive blends, 329

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on rheological behavior of epoxy prepolymers, 1683

of LCP/thermoplastic polymer blends, 1778

of medical-grade thermoplastic polyurethane, 1863

of melamine-formaldehyde resins, effect of chemical composition on, 297

of nylon/acrylonitrile butadiene rubber blends, effects of blend ratio, dynamic vulcanization, and reactive compatibilization on, 1555

of PBT/nylon 6/EVA-g-MAH ternary blends prepared by reactive extrusion, 1298

of polyethylene during film blowing, 1391

polystyrene-polyisobutylene-polystyrene triblock copolymer and its blends with polystyrene, 243

power-law rheology, influence on flow distributions in, 693

of recycled HDPE, modification of by LDPE and LLDPE, 26

of silicon rubber, effect of ground silicone rubber vulcanizate powder on, 279

of ternary Pglass-PS-LDPE hybrids, 1180

of UHMWPE fibers prepared at varying concentrations and temperatures, 1765

Roofing membrane, recycling of roofing membrane rubber by ultrasonic devulcanization, 809

Rotational molding, sintering of polypropylene foams in, 40

Rubber

acrylate rubber/fluoroelastomer/polyacrylate blends, rheological and viscoelastic properties of multiphase blends, 975

essential work of fracture for short glass fiber reinforced and rubber toughened nylon-6, 558

fracture properties of core-shell rubber-modified clay-epoxy nanocomposites, 1635

ground fluororubber vulcanizate powder, effect of on properties of fluororubber compounds, 267

ground silicone rubber vulcanizate powder, effect of on properties of fluorosilicone rubber, 279

nitrile rubber/epoxidized natural rubber blend membranes, transport of aromatic solvents through, 704

nylon-acrylonitrile butadiene rubber: rheology and extrudate morphology of, 1555

recycling of roofing membrane rubber by ultrasonic devulcanization, 809

Rubber-toughened polymethylmethacrylate (RT-PMMA), impact fracture toughness by J-integral approach, 1081

S

Sample preparation, mechanical properties of nylon 66 and, 759

Scratches, scratch visibility of polymers measured using optical imaging, 749, 987

SEBSgMA, mechanical properties of HDPE/PS blend, improvement by compatibilization with, 647

Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS)

TOF-SIMS study of injection-molded polystyrene, 1289

ultra-thin polystyrene film, probe segregation and glass transition determination by, 1241

Seed swelling, tyrosine imprinted polymer beads with different functional monomers via, 965

Segmented poly(urethane-urea), relationship between segment structures and elastic properties, 1740

Self-organized microstructure, electrochemically synthesized polythiophene films with, 919

Semicrystalline polymers, mechanical behavior of polypropylene before necking, 501

Sequential biaxial drawing, thickness profile of UHMW PE films during, 1

Service lifetime, prediction of for ABS pipes subjected to combined pressure and deflection loading, 444

Sessile drop, comparison between five methods of evaluating interfacial tension between molten polymers, 670

Shear flow, industrial solidification processes in polybutene-1 and, 188

Shear-induced migration, loss of surface and volume electrical conductivities due to, 570

Shear viscosity, of polyethylenes, rheological effects of, 1391

Sheeting dies, power-law rheology, influence on flow distributions in coathanger manifolds, 693

Sheets, ethylene vinyl-acetate/polyaniline blends, synthesis and characterization of, 1138

Short-chain branching, in commercial polyethylenes by thermally fractionated DSC, 1878

Short glass-reinforced polymers, essential work of fracture for short glass fiber reinforced and rubber toughened nylon-6, 558

Shrinkage, of bulk molding compound (BMC), molecular weight and molecular structure of low profile additives on properties of, 989

Silica

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins, influence of organoclay on resin cure and mechanical properties, 850

layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins: influence of organoclay on rheological behavior of epoxy prepolymers, 1683

low nano-silica filled HDPE, mechanical properties of, 490

Silicone rubber, ground silicone rubber vulcanizate powder, effect of on properties of fluorosilicone rubber, 279

Simulation

film casting, numerical simulation using updated Lagrangian finite element algorithm, 1105

of flow in extensional flow miser, 254

of flow patterns in polyurethane foaming process by numerical simulation, 1603

free-radical solution polymerization of styrene in a tubular reactor, 1163

of injection-compression molding for optical media, 596

morphology of microcellular foams, die temperature and, 1206

multi-material injection molding: simulation of gas-assisted and co-injection molding, 1415

optimization of blow molded part performance, 1407

thickness profile of UHMW PE films during sequential biaxial drawing, 1

Single-screw extrusion

chaotic volumetric transports in, 783

closed-discharge single-screw extrusion and fluid material properties, 55

stick-slip phenomenon in single-screw extrusion of linear polyethylene, 78

Sintering, of polypropylene foams in rotational molding, 40

Sliding friction, gum vulcanizate at low temperature approaching glass transition, enhanced apparent Payne effect, 1512

Sliding velocity, tribological behavior of pure and graphite-filled polyimides under atmospheric conditions, 1477

Slit-die extrusion

enhancing slit die performance by optimization of restrictor profiles, 1500

in-situ microfiber reinforced composite based on PET and PE via, 615

unplasticized PVC extrusion, pressure drop and die surface changes in, 1488

Solidification

polybutene-1, quiescent melts, 180

polybutene-1: influence of shear flow on industrial solidification processes, 188

Solubility, prediction of water solubility in nylon melts, 639

Spinning properties, of UHMWPE fibers prepared at varying concentrations and temperatures, 1765

Starch, starch-filled ternary composites: dynamic mechanical properties, 1250

Starch graft copolymers, starch-graft-polyacrylamide copolymers, preparation by reactive extrusion, 1666

Static mixers, mixing dynamics in SMX static mixer, 875

Stereolithography, properties of rapid prototype injection mold tooling materials, 125

Stick-slip phenomenon, in single-screw extrusion of linear polyethylene, 78

Stiffness, of HDPE/PS blend, improvement by compatibilization and incorporation of calcium carbonate, 647

Strength

of composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

of PBT/nylon 6/EVA-g-MAH ternary blends prepared by reactive extrusion, 1298

Stress cracking, environmental stress cracking caused by non-ionic surfactants, 419

Styrene

free-radical solution polymerization in a tubular reactor, 1163

in situ polymerization of, phase behavior of EVA/PS blends during, 1221

Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) co-polymer, gross melt fracture mitigation in converging dies, 1123

Styrene/ethylene-butylene/styrene triblock copolymer (SEBS), mechanical properties of HDPE/PS blend, improvement by compatibilization with, 647

Super-toughness, in compatibilized poly(butylene terephthalate)/poly(ethylene-octene) copolymer blends, 1691

Supercritical carbon dioxide, polystyrene nanocomposite foams, extrusion with, 1261

Surface defects, TOF-SIMS study of injection-molded polystyrene, 1289

Surface electrical conductivity, loss of due to shear-induced migration of conductive particles, 570

Surfactants

environmental stress cracking caused by non-ionic surfactants, 419

polystyrene-montmorillonite nanocomposite properties and, 214

Suspension polymerization, tyrosine imprinted polymer beads with different functional monomers via, 965

Syndiotactic 1,2-polybutadiene, multiple melting behavior of, 629

T

Talc, talc-filled polypropylene, melt strength and extensibility of, 1821

Telecommunications applications, flexible polymer composite electromagnetic crystals, 822

Temperature rising elution fractionation (TREF), short-chain branching in commercial polyethylenes by, 1878

Tensile mechanical properties

of linear high-density polyethylenes modified with organic peroxide, 1624

of polytetrafluoroethylene, 1702

Tensile modulus, of polyethylene-clay hybrids, 1312

Tensile properties

of carbon black-filled alternating copolymer of ethylene-tetrafluoro-ethylene composites, 1064

cellulose acetate biopolymer, effect of process engineering on, 1151

of ethylene vinyl-acetate/polyaniline blends, 1138

of in-situ microfiber reinforced composite based on PET and PE, 615

of isotactic polypropylene, annealing and nonlinear viscoelastic response, 946

of linear high-density polyethylenes modified with organic peroxide, 1624

of polyethylene-clay hybrids, 1312

of polyethylene/wood flour composites, functionalized polyolefins as compatibilizers and, 933

Tensile strength, of ethylene vinyl-acetate/polyaniline blends, 1138

Ternary blends

PBT/nylon 6/EVA-g-MAH ternary blends prepared by reactive extrusion, morphology and properties of, 1298

poly(etherimide)/N-methyl-2-pyrrolidinone/water system, relative humidity and film formation, 798

of recycled HDPE containing polypropylenes, 431

ternary Pglass-PS-LDPE hybrids, morphology and rheology of, 1180

Ternary composites

based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: mechanical properties and morphology of, 1031

based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers: processing and thermal behavior of, 1018

starch-filled: dynamic mechanical properties, 1250

Ternary miscibility, in blends of three polymers with balanced binary interactions, 543

Thermal conductivity, measurement by transient short-hot-wire method, 1755

Thermal diffusivity, measurement by transient short-hot-wire method, 1755

Thermal properties

of aromatic polyimides containing well-defined conjugation units, 1232

cellulose acetate biopolymer, effect of process engineering on, 1151

of ethylene vinyl-acetate/polyaniline blends, 1138

of polyamide 6/elastomeric ethylene-octene copolymer (EOR) blends with and without maleated EOR, 317

of poly(L-lactic acid) composites with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

of polystyrene-montmorillonite nanocomposites, effect of surfactants on, 214

ternary composites based on PP-EPDM blends reinforced with flax fibers, 1018

Thermal stability

of aromatic polyimides containing well-defined conjugation units, 1232

of ethylene vinyl-acetate/polyaniline blends, 1138

Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), medical-grade, rheology and extrusion of, 1863

Thermoplastic vulcanizates, dynamically vulcanized EPDM/iPP blends, microcellular model evaluation for deformation of, 531

Thermoplastics

induction welding of, 1523

medical-grade thermoplastic polyurethane, rheology and extrusion of, 1863

vibration and hot-tool weld morphologies, 1576

water-assisted injection molding of, 1806

Thermosetting polymers, composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

Thickness profile, of UHMW PE films during sequential biaxial drawing, 1

Thin films, electrochemically synthesized polythiophene films with self-organized microstructure, 919

Three-polymer blends, ternary miscibility in blends of three polymers with balanced binary interactions, 543

Time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry (TOF-SIMS), of injection-molded polystyrene, 1289

Toughening, essential work of fracture for short glass fiber reinforced and rubber toughened nylon-6, 558

Toughness

compatibilized poly(butylene terephthalate)/poly(ethylene-octene) copolymer blends, super-toughness in, 1691

of core-shell rubber-modified clayepoxy nanocomposites, 1635

of impact modified poly(ethylene terephthalate), micromechanical behavior of, 1197

of PBT/nylon 6/EVA-g-MAH ternary blends prepared by reactive extrusion, 1298

Transient short-hot-wire method, measurement of thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity, 1755

Transport, nitrile rubber/epoxidized natural rubber blend membranes, transport of aromatic solvents through, 704

Transport characteristics

chaotic volumetric transports in single-screw extrusion, 783

of oriented polyethylene films, 831

Triblock copolymer, polystyrene-polyisobutylene-polystyrene triblock copolymer and its blends with polystyrene, rheological and mechanical properties of, 243

Tribological behavior, of pure and graphite-filled polyimides under atmospheric conditions, 1477

Tributyl citrate (TBC), poly(L-lactic acid) composites with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

Triethyl citrate (TEC), poly(L-lactic acid) composites with flax fibers modified by plasticizer absorption, 1566

Triglycidyl p-amino phenol (TGAP), layered silicate nanocomposites based on high-functionality epoxy resins, influence of organoclay on resin cure and mechanical properties, 850

Trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate (TRIM), tyrosine imprinted polymer beads with, via seed swelling and suspension polymerization, 965

Tubular reactor, free-radical solution polymerization of styrene in, 1163

Twin-screw extruder

flow patterns in melting section of co-rotating twin-screw extruder, 306

fully filled regions in non-intermeshing twin-screw extruder, 1466

melting model for intermeshing counter-rotating twin-screw extruders, 1715

methyl methacrylate modification of polyolefin in, 1830

residence time distribution in co-rotating twin-screw extruders: experimental validation, 1849

residence time distribution in co-rotating twin-screw extruders: theoretical modeling, 1841

Tyrosine imprinted polymer beads, via seed swelling and suspension polymerization, 965

U

Ultra-fine fibers, attenuating PP/PET bicomponent melt blown microfibers, 463

Ultra-high molar mass polyethylene (UHPE), influence of intermolecular entanglements on crystallization behavior of, 607

Ultra-high molecular weight (UHMW) polyethylene, thickness profile of films during sequential biaxial drawing, 1

Ultra-thin polystyrene film, probe segregation and glass transition determination, 1241

Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), spinning and drawing properties of UHMWPE fibers, 1765

Ultrasonic-assisted extrusion, for copolymer formation and compatibilization of immiscible polymers, 91

Ultrasound

monitoring of residence time distribution in extrusion, 102

recycling of roofing membrane rubber by ultrasonic devulcanization, 809

Ultraviolet fluorescence, UV fluorescence monitoring of batch mixing, 923

Unplasticized PVC, pressure drop and die surface changes in extrusion of, 1488

Unsaturated polyesters

bulk molding compound (BMC), molecular weight and molecular structure of low profile additives on properties of, 989

composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

reactive melt modification of polypropylene with crosslinkable polyester, 1276

V

Vapor induced phase separation, film formation by, relative humidity and, 798

Vegetable fibers. See Natural fibers

Vibration welding, comparison with hot-tool weld morphology, 1576

Vinyltriethoxysilane (VTEOS)

selectivity of initiated-initiated graft modification of ethylene copolymers, 234

selectivity of peroxide-initiated graft modification of ethylene copolymers, 234

Viscoelastic constitutive modeling, deformation of epoxy resin subject to multiaxial loadings, 734

Viscoelastic flow, numerical simulation of flow in extensional flow mixer, 254

Viscoelastic properties, of acrylate rubber/fluoroelastomer/polyacrylate multiphase blends, 975

Viscoelastoplastic model, mechanical properties of semicrystalline polypropylene before necking, 501

Viscosity

of high-impact polystyrene (HIPS), dissolved gas and, 1337

of polyethylenes, rheological effects of, 1391

Visualization, flow patterns in melting section of co-rotating twin-screw extruder, 306

Viton A, dynamic mechanical signatures of Viton A and plastic bonded explosives based on it, 139

Volume electrical conductivity, loss of due to shear-induced migration of conductive particles, 570

Volumetric material transport, chaotic volumetric transports in single-screw extrusion, 783

Vulcanizates

dynamically vulcanized EPDM/iPP blends, microcellular model evaluation for deformation of, 531

ground fluororubber vulcanizate powder, effect of on properties of fluororubber compounds, 267

ground silicone rubber vulcanizate powder, effect of on properties of fluorosilicone rubber, 279

gum vulcanizate at low temperature approaching glass transition, enhanced apparent Payne effect, 1512

recycling of roofing membrane rubber by ultrasonic devulcanization, 809

Vulcanization, nylon/acrylonitrile butadiene rubber blends, effects of on rheology and extrudate morphology, 1555

W

Wall slip

blown film thickness distribution and, 1788

unplasticized PVC extrusion, pressure drop and die surface changes in, 1488

Warpage, of bisphenol F epoxide, 863

Water-assisted injection molding, of thermoplastic materials, 1806

Water solubility, prediction of in nylon melts, 639

Wear, tribological behavior, of pure and graphite-filled polyimides under atmospheric conditions, 1477

Weld-line strength, of microcellular injection molded parts, 157

Welding

induction welding of thermoplastics, 1523

vibration and hot-tool thermoplastic weld morphologies, 1576

Wood flour composites

composites from PMMA modified thermosets and chemically treated woodflour, 999

expansion mechanisms of plastic/wood-flour composite foams, 1347

functionalized polyolefins as compatibilizers for polyethylene/wood flour composites, 933

Work of fracture

of polypropylene and polypropylene blends over range of test speeds, 223

for short glass fiber reinforced and rubber toughened nylon-6, 558

X

X-ray reflectivity, ultra-thin polystyrene film, probe segregation and glass transition determination by, 1241

Y

Yield stress, of linear high-density polyethylenes modified with organic peroxide, 1624

Z

Zirconocene catalysts, ethylene polymerization over MgO-supported zirconocene cataylsts, 1011

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