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Direct proofs of self- and mutual diffusion in the formation of adhesion bonds between polymers


The authors discuss experiments aimed at the direct investigation of self- and mutual diffusion in polymers. New electron microscope data are presented for mutual diffusion in the systems polyvinyl chloride — polymethyl methacrylate, polyvinyl chloride — polybutyl methacrylate, and polystyrene — SKS-85. It is shown that with increase in temperature and improvement in compatibility the depth of mutual diffusion increases. The data obtained make it possible to calculate the polymer-polymer diffusion coefficient.

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Mekhanika Polimerov, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 446–452, 1966

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Voyutskii, S.S., Kamenskii, A.N. & Fodiman, N.M. Direct proofs of self- and mutual diffusion in the formation of adhesion bonds between polymers. Polymer Mechanics 2, 279–283 (1966).

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  • Polymer
  • Chloride
  • Electron Microscope
  • Diffusion Coefficient
  • Polystyrene