Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Biaxial Orientation

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1276

n (1) The process of stretching hot plastic film or other article in two perpendicular directions, resulting in molecular alignment. See also  Orientation and  Tentering. (2) The state of the material that has been subjected to such stretching.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA