Relationships between the rheological, morphological, and tensile properties of an immiscible blend of 25 wt% of a thermotropic liquid crystalline polymer (LCP) with polycarbonate are presented. The shear viscosity of the blend is intermediate between the two constituent materials, and indicates immiscibility in the melt. Extrudate swell behavior is examined and found to be closely related to that of polycarbonate. The morphology of the dispersed LCP phase varies between droplets and oriented fibrils…
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