Metallocene-Catalyzed Polymers--Materials, Properties, Processing And Markets book is a multidisciplinary review of the important aspects of metallocene chemistry. A section on materials contains chapters on polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, ethylene-olefin, ethylene-propylene-diene (EPDM), and nonbornene copolymers. The section on properties and processing discusses the special attributes that must be considered when using metallocene-catalyzed polymers.
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