Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Reactive Processing

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9796

n A molding or extrusion operation in which chemical reactions are carried out. Extruders, mainly specialized twin-screw machines, have successfully carried out partial and complete polymerizations on a large scale. Transfer and compression molding of thermosets have always been reactive processes, but see  Reaction Injection Molding.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA