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Title: Structure-property relationships of chain-extended thermoplastic polyurethane elastomers
Author: Sykes, Paul A.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3494 5190
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 1999
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The effect of chain extender chemical structure on the physical and mechanical properties of thermoplastic polyurethane/urethaneurea elastomers was systematically investigated. Several series of materials were synthesised using 4,4' -diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI) and poly(tetramethylene oxide) glycol (PTMG), each series incorporating a particular class of chain extender compound. Elucidation of the influence of chain extender structural variations within each series was the principal objective of the investigation…
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Phase separation; Domain morphology