volume 34, issue 24, P1823-1833 1994
DOI: 10.1002/pen.760342407
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Abstract: Abstract An apparatus is described to measure interfacial tension for molten polymer pairs. The apparatus is based on the pendant drop method. A CCD color video camera captures the image of a pendant drop profile, which is analyzed on‐line using a microcomputer. These almost continuous measurements permit the detection of possible changes in the behavior of the melt that might affect the interfacial tension through thermal degradation. A special syringe to inject the pendant drop has been designed in order to…

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