volume 33, issue 4, P227-239 1993
DOI: 10.1002/pen.760330406
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Abstract: Abstract A laboratory prototype tester was used to systematically study the effects of geometrical and operational variables on the mixing of two immiscible polymer melts. Results verify that the number of passages is a dominant variable in dispersive mixing. The development of micromorphology in a controlled fashion was studied extensively and backed up with a finite element simulation of the flow in the tester geometry. Complex deformational fields in the laboratory mixer are evident from the highly deforme…

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