The Physical Modification of a Natural Rubber-Polypropylene Thermoplastic Elastomer Blend by Azobisformamide Blowing Agent

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Merabet, Safia; Riahi, Farid; Douibi, Abdelmalek;
(2012)
  • Publisher: International Scholarly Research Network
  • Journal: ISRN Polymer Science
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5402/2012/168798
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The decomposition of azobisformamide (ABFA) blowing agent and its expansion in a soft grade of thermoplastic natural rubber composed of a 70/30 natural rubber (NR)/polypropylene (PP) was monitored using a Haake plasticorder. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effe... View more
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