volume 34, issue 1, P69-77 1994
DOI: 10.1002/pen.760340112
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Abstract: Abstract Polypivalolactone (PPVL) is a highly crystalline polyester formed either by nucleophilic or electrophilic ring‐opening polymerization of 2,2‐dimethyl‐β‐propiolactone, commonly known as pivalolactone (PVL). The thermal properties and crystallization kinetics of the polymer formed under reaction injection molding (RIM) conditions were studied. The crystallization kinetics of PPVL were measured using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), and Avrami theory was used to interpret the bulk crystallizatio…

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