Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bulk Factor

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1664

n The ratio of the volume of a given mass of plastic particles to the volume of the same mass of material after molding or forming. The bulk factor is also equal to the ratio of the density after molding or forming to the apparent density ( Bulk Density) of the material as received.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA