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R. Jeziórska

RAPID COMMUNICATION: Recycling of multilayer films by reactive extrusion (in English)

Polimery 2003, No 2, 130


DOI: dx.doi.org/10.14314/polimery.2003.130


Summary

Polyethylene, polyamide 6 and poly(ethylene terephthalate) multilayer films waste were recycled by reactive extrusion in order to produce thermoplastic polymers. These wastes were extruded together with PA 6 and PET functionalized with oxazoline groups (R-PA 6, R-PET), ethylene/acrylic acid copolymer (EAA) or block copolymer styrene-ethylene/butylene-styrene-grafted-succinic acid (SEBS-g-SA). Used additives act as compatibilizers in the structurally heterogeneous initial wastes. Compatibilizers used, as well as wood fiber granulates (filler), improve the mechanical properties of compositions investigated.


Keywords: thermoplastic polymers wastes, recycling, multilayer films, modifiers, reactive extrusion, mechanical properties


R. Jeziórska

Recycling of multilayer films by reactive extrusion (in English)