A study of chain addition polymerizations with temperature variations: III. Thermal runaway and instability in styrene polymerization—an experimental study

Donald Sebastian, J. A. Biesenberger

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Abstract

Thermal runaway arid parametric sensitivity were experimentally demonstrated in styrene polymerizations. Ignition boundaries were established for several initiator concentrations and a dimensionless boundary plotted. Runaway sensitivity was shown to disappear under specific conditions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-123
Number of pages7
JournalPolymer Engineering & Science
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1976
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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