The interfacial tension, phase morphology, and phase growth was determined for four polymer blend systems: polyethylene/polystyrene, polyethylene/polyamide‐6, polystyrene/polyamide‐6, and polystyrene/poly(ethylene terephthalate). Generally, high interfacial tension correlates with coarse phase morphology and rapid phase coalescence. The addition of various potential compatibilizing agents to these binary blend systems results in lowered interfacial tension, finer and stabilized phase morphologies. Th…
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