Vegetable Oils Improve Super Strong Plastic Fibers

Polymer Chemistry: Green production method can be used to make ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene stronger, less expensive, or both

The technology for producing ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fibers has existed for nearly four decades. Two companies, DSM and Honeywell, use…

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Author

Stu Borman

Source

Chemical and Engineering News, 2015-11-30.

Supplier

American Chemical Society (ACS)
DSM
DuPont
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH Zürich)
Honeywell
Macromolecules journal (ACS Publications)
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

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