Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Running

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_10219

v Process by which solubility of a resin in an oil is achieved. Fossil resins such as Congo are “run” by heating the resin alone to elevated temperatures in incremental steps, thereby distilling off unwanted volatile components and altering the resin so that it becomes compatible with additions of oil. Resin so treated are said to have been “run.”

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA