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Unformatted text preview: dioxide. LDPE has branched molecules. Some of the ethylenes are not attached along the “backbone”, or the main chain; rather they are arranged in groups that branch off of that backbone. This does not let them pack together as well, and the result is lower density. LLDPE's structure and density falls between HDPE and LDPE. A branched polymer looks something like this: 8. 5...
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2012 for the course PKG 101 taught by Professor Haroldhughes during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
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