volume 32, issue 14, P921-923 1992
DOI: 10.1002/pen.760321402
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Abstract: Abstract The melt flow index and oxidation induction period of low‐density polyethylene crosslinked with dicumyl peroxide (DCP) in the presence of tetrakis (methylene β‐3, 5‐di‐butyl‐4‐hydroxypheny1)‐propionate methane (Antioxidant 1010) were determined. The results suggest that there is a negative synergism between this crosslinking agent and antioxindant. Part of the antioxidant terminated the chain propagation by trapping radicals, and thus reduced the efficiency of crosslinking. The antioxidant efficiency…

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