The Effects of Color Concentrate in Polyolefins. Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Effects of Color Concentrate in Polyolefins.

Creator

  • Author: Flora, Paul
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Chair: D'Souza, Nandika A.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Major Professor
  • Committee Member: Gnade, Bruce
    Contributor Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: University of North Texas
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 2001-12
  • Digitized: 2007-07-13

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Throughout history consumer products were generally manufactured from wood and metal. They either had to hold their natural color or become subject to painting. When plastics entered the industry, it was recognized for its ease of shaping, re-usability, physical properties and its low cost. One of plastics' greatest benefits is its ability to hold a given color from within allowing it to avoid use of paint. This paper will give a brief overview on the effects of pigments when incorporated in a polyolefin. It will provide a classification of the main types of pigments and how each effect the properties of the product through: crystallization, weatherability, opacity, coloristic values and of course viscosity.

Subject

  • Keyword: Pigments
  • Keyword: polyolefin
  • Keyword: effects
  • Keyword: crystallization
  • Keyword: weatherability
  • Keyword: opacity
  • Keyword: coloristic values
  • Keyword: viscosity

Collection

  • Name: UNT Student Graduate Works
    Code: UNTGW

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: unt
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Holder: Flora, Paul
  • Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.

Resource Type

  • Thesis or Dissertation

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc3016

Degree

  • Degree Name: Master of Science
  • Degree Level: Master's
  • Degree Discipline: Materials Science
  • Academic Department: Department of Materials Science
  • Degree Grantor: University of North Texas

Note

  • Display Note: Problem in Lieu of Thesis