volume 35, issue 1, P100-114 1995
DOI: 10.1002/pen.760350113
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Abstract: Abstract The dispersions of both reactive and nonreactive polymer‐polymer blend systems achieved in three different mixers are compared. The dispersions are prepared using an industrial scale twin‐screw extruder, a laboratory internal mixer, and a miniature cup and rotor mixer. The morphology development in the three mixers is remarkably similar: The dispersed phase is stretched into sheets and ribbons; these sheets and ribbons then break into cylinders, which subsequently break into droplets via Rayleigh‐typ…

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