Characterization of Highly Drawn Polypropylene Films

  • Francis M. MirabellaJr.
Conference paper


The production of fibers and films with high strength and modulus through extension is common in the plastics industry. The relationship between the draw ratio and the degree of macromolecular orientation of oriented polypropylene is an area of increasing interest. This interest is directed toward the achievement of the highest possible strength and modulus.


Orientation Function Draw Ratio Polypropylene Film Dichroic Ratio Orientation Perfection 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    C. G. Cannon, Polymer, 23 (8), 1123 (1982).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    A. Peguy and R. St. John Manley, Polym. Commun., 25, 39 (1984).Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    S. K. Roy and R. St. John Manley, ACS Preprints, Div. Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng., 52, 5f (1985).Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    R. J. Samuels; Makromol. Chem. Suppl., 4, 241 (1981).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    R. J. Samuels, Private Communication.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    H. P. Frank, Polypropylene, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, New York (1968).Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    I. Sakurada and K. Kaji, J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Symp., 1, 31, 57 (1970).Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    I. Sakurada, T. Ito, and K. Nakamae, J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Symp., C, 15, 75 (1966).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    B. Fanconi and J. F. Rabolt, J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Phys. Ed., 23, 120 (1985).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francis M. MirabellaJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical CenterNORCHEM, Inc.MorrisUSA

Personalised recommendations