The degradation of TPX components by oxygen, elevated temperature, and ionizing radiation

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TPX is PMP or poly(4-methyl-1-pentene). It has several commercially important characteristics such as high optical transparency, high crystalline melting point, etc., leading to numerous applications including infrared windows, lenses, membranes, food packaging. The life components fabricated from this material may be limited by thermal oxidative and radiation-induced degradation. A preliminary review of the scientific literature was conducted to obtain relevant information on the effects of oxygen, moisture elevated temperature, and radiation on the chemical, thermodynamic, mechanical, and electrical properties of this material. Refs, figs, tabs.

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Farmer, J.C. May 31, 1996.

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TPX is PMP or poly(4-methyl-1-pentene). It has several commercially important characteristics such as high optical transparency, high crystalline melting point, etc., leading to numerous applications including infrared windows, lenses, membranes, food packaging. The life components fabricated from this material may be limited by thermal oxidative and radiation-induced degradation. A preliminary review of the scientific literature was conducted to obtain relevant information on the effects of oxygen, moisture elevated temperature, and radiation on the chemical, thermodynamic, mechanical, and electrical properties of this material. Refs, figs, tabs.

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  • Report No.: UCRL-ID--125265
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/491774 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 491774
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc687327

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Farmer, J.C. The degradation of TPX components by oxygen, elevated temperature, and ionizing radiation, report, May 31, 1996; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc687327/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.