Metallocene Technology in Commercial Applications

Metallocene Technology in Commercial Applications, 1st Edition

Metallocene Technology in Commercial Applications, 1st Edition,George Benedikt,ISBN9781884207761


G Benedikt   

William Andrew



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Current trends and the latest research from the international scientific and industrial community are presented in this volume.

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Second in the Metallocene series from PDL, this book focuses on the commercial use and process improvements of resins produced with metallocene, single site, and other modern catalytic methods. Research to broaden the scope of applications and shorten production cycles is presented. New and improved polymer blends resulting from the use of new catalysts and improved polymer compatibility are explored as well as new applications becoming possible due to improved and balanced properties.

Current trends and the latest research from the international scientific and industrial community are presented in this volume. Chapters cover use in extrusion, film manufacture, injection molding, foam production, fiber spinning, composites and new applications. Precise testing methods, material characterization, polymer morphology and crystallization are the focus of another section of the book.


Engineers, researchers and technicians in the plastics industry.

George Benedikt

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B.F. Goodrich, USA

Metallocene Technology in Commercial Applications, 1st Edition

Catalytic Systems
Single Site Supported Catalysts for Ethylene
Synthesis of High-Molecular-Weight Elastomeric Polypropylene with Half-Titanocene/MAO Catalysts
Processing MethodsùBlending
Is Metallocene Polyethylene Blend with HDPE More Compatible than with PP?
Spherulite Boundary Strengthening: A New Concept in Polymer Blends
Modification of Syndiotactic Polystyrene
Blends of Ethylene/Styrene Interpolymers and Other Polymers: Benefits in Applications
Processing MethodsùExtrusion
Easy Processing Metallocene Polyethylene
Effect of Metallocene Polyethylene on Heat Sealing Properties of Low Density Polyethylene Blends
Extrusion Operation Window for Filled Metallocene Polyethylenes
Processing Trends of Metallocene Linear Low Density Polyethylenes and Their Influence on Single Screw Design
Influence of mPE Grades on the Dynamic Properties of PP/mPE-Blends
A Single-Site Catalyzed Polyolefin for Fresh-Cut Produce Packaging: A Comparison between Monoextruded Blends and Co-Extruded Film
Rheology and Processing Experience of New Metallocene Polyolefins
Processing MethodsùFilm Forming
Properties and Film Applications of Metallocene-Based Isostatic Polypropylenes
Phase Structure Characterization and Processing, Structure, Property Relationships in Linear, Low-Density Polyethylene Blown Films
The Relative Influences of Process and Resin Time-Scales on the MD Tear Strength of Polyethylene in Blown Film Applications
Trade-Offs in Blown Film Processing, Structure, Property Behavior of LLDPE Types Resins from Chromium, Metallocene and Ziegler-Natta Catalysts
Processing MethodsùInjection Molding
Transparent Metallocene Polypropylene for Injection Molding
Equipment Design Considerations for Processing with Metallocene Resins
Other Processing Methods
Product and Process Developments in the Nitrogen Autoclave Process for Polyolefin Foam Manufacturer
Properties on Syndiotactic Polypropylene Fibers Produced from Melt Spinning
Melt Spinning of Syndiotactic Polypropylene: Structure Development and Implication for Oriented Crystallization
New Polyolefins Characterization by Instrumental Analysis
Dynamic Melt Rheometry Used to Study Degradation of Metallocene Polyethylene
Melt Rheology and Processability of Conventional and Metallocene Polyethylenes: The Effects of Branching
Extensional and Shear Rheology Metallocene-Catalyzed Polyethylenes
A Criterion for the Onset of Gross Polyolefins: Molecular Structure Effect Relationship between Structure and Rheology of Constrained Geometry Catalyzed and Metallocene Polyethylenes
The Influence of Sequence Length Distribution on the Linear Crystal Growth of Ethylene-Octene Copolymers
Crystallization and Microstructure of Ziegler-Natta and Metallocene Based Isotactic Polypropylenes: Simulation and Experiment
Kinetics of Non-Isothermal Crystallization Syndiotactic Polypropylene: Avrami, Ozawa, and Kissinger Approaches
High Temperature Flexible PolyolefinsùA User's Perspective
An Outlook for Metallocene and Single-Site Catalyst Technology into the 21st Century
World Olefins Market: Issues Influencing Availability and Pricing
World Polypropylene Demand
PVC Markets, Today and in 2020
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