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Synthesis of New Cyanate Ester Resins for Polymer Flammability Studies.


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Gilman, J. W.; Brown, J. E.; Oliver, K. D.

ANTEC '96 Conference. Proceedings. Society of Plastics Engineers. May 5-9, 1996, Indianapolis, IN, 1996.

Sponsor:

Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, DC

Keywords:

flammability; esters; resins; thermal analysis; degradation

Abstract:

We have synthesized several new cyanate ester substituted polystyrene polymers and copolymers. The synthesis and thermal analysis of these polymers is part of an ongoing effort in our lab to investigate the relationships between polymer structure, degradation behavior and flammability.