Accession Number : AD0249196

Title :   THERMOGRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS OF THE PYROLYSIS CHARACTERISTICS OF POLYMERS

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : ANDERSON, HUGH C.

Report Date : 03 JUN 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Application of the technique of Thermogravimetric Analysis to the study of the kinetics of pyrolysis of several different types of polymers is described. The apparatus used is also described. The results are discussed in relationship to the chemical structures of the various polymers. (Author-PL).

Descriptors :   *CHEMICAL REACTIONS, *GRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS, *PLASTICS, *POLYMERS, *PYROLYSIS, CHLORIDES, EPITAXIAL GROWTH, ESTERS, ETHYLENES, FLUORIDES, MOLECULAR STRUCTURE, SILICONES.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE