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ABBREVIATIONS AA Adipic acid BG 1,4-Butanediol DSC Differential scanning calorimeter EG Ethylene glycol PBATE Poly(butylene
terephthalate-co-butylene adipate-co-ethylene terephthalate-co-ethylene adipate) PTA Terephthalic acid REFERENCES
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reported the anomalous enhancement of segmental dynamics in semicrystalline poly(butylenes
isophthalate-co-butylene adipate) (PBIBA) because of the introduction of the more flexible co-monomer to the amorphous phase (5), (6).
"Brontide has half the impurities of butylene
glycols derived from petroleum and no heavy metals."
As to the polyesters, the only relevant study concerns poly(butylene
terephthalate) (PBT) containing different amounts of sulfonated butylene
terephthalate units (2).
The modifier can be epoxy-functionalized polyolefins, PP-g-nylon, ethylene-methacrylate copolymer, styrene ethylene butylene
styrene (SEBS), maleated SEBS, and maleated polyolefins.
Pressure-Volume-Temperature (PVT) behavior of three biodegradable polymers, Polylactide, poly(butylene
succinate), and poly(bulylene succinate-co-adipate), was measured at temperatures from 313 to 493 K and pressures up to 200 MPa.
This complex has producing polyethylene, synthetic rubbers, latex, propylene glycol, pyrolysis benzene and fractions of butene, butylene