Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Barrier Plastics

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1091

n Thermoplastics with low permeability to gases and/or vapors. Most important commercially are  Nitrile Barrier Resins. Several others, however, are based on various copolymers, some of which are more permeable than nitrile resins but are easier to process. A major application is bottles for carbonated beverages.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA