Homework 4 - PTFE 2200 Homework 4 Polyester Nylon x.y Nylon...

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Type of Reaction Reactant 2: Reactant 1: Polyester (e.g., PET, PTT, unsaturated polyester resin for making thermoset polyester in composites) Type of Reaction Reactant 2: Reactant 1: Nylon x (e.g., nylon 6, nylon 11) Type of Reaction Reactant 2: Reactant 1: Nylon x.y (e.g., nylon 6.6, nylon 6.10 PTFE 2200 Homework 4 Laura Hughey 1. Fill in the boxes in generic terms for typical polymerization reactions: 2. PTT (polytrimethylene terephthalate) is a thermoplastic that can be spun into both fibers and yarns. PTT feels softer, dyes easier, retains vibrant colors longer, and stretches and recovers better. More importantly, PTT resists staining, cleans easily, and dries quickly. PTT has not be commercially available because of the high cost of production of the PDO raw material. PTT has similar properties to PET but regains the market share lost by PET’s previously poor image. Biomax PTT provides high-performance plastic packaging partially made with renewable bio-based feedstocks. One of the primary
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course PTFE 2200 taught by Professor Kumar during the Fall '10 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Homework 4 - PTFE 2200 Homework 4 Polyester Nylon x.y Nylon...

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