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Characterisation of polyimides

  • P. R. Young
  • R. Escott


This chapter is concerned with the ‘characterisation’ of polyimides. For clarity, the chapter has been split into two parts. Sub-chapter 5.1 addresses linear (i.e. thermoplastic) polyimides and the ever important question of molecular weight. Sub-chapter 5.2 outlines some of the techniques used in the characterisation of thermosetting polyimides.


Differential Scanning Calorimetry Molecular Weight Distribution Dynamic Mechanical Analysis Supercritical Fluid Chromatography Resin System 
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