5th UHMWPE International Meeting Presentation: Properties of an Easily Crosslinkable PE

  • Reference:
  • H. Smelt, P. Matloka, J. Stolk, M. Mulders, L. Stijkel. Mechanical properties, fatigue and wear resistance of an easily crosslinkable polyethylene with a Mw of 500 kg/mol
  • Keywords:
  • Crosslinking, UHMWPE
  • Permissions:
  • The conference presentation is made publicly available at www.uhmwpe.org with permission of the speaker.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the mechanical properties, fatigue (FCP) and wear resistance for an easily crosslinkable polyethylene with an Mw of 500 kg/mol. The introduction of extra pendant vinyl groups via diene copolymerization did increase the crosslink efficiency significantly.

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