Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Blowing

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1427

n Porosity or sponginess occurring during cure, either deliberately through use of a gas releasing material to form sponge or expanded rubber, or inadvertently due to entrapped moisture to cause undesirable porosity. The practice of injecting a gas into a hot and flowing resin to create a part or film.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA