What would be stronger - a polymer that is crystalline or a polymer that has lots of cross-links?
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- 18-05-2016 09:53
- 18-05-2016 15:29
They would be equally strong, although this would depend on chain length. Cross links effectively make a polymer more crystalline, as they force polymer chains together as they would be naturally in a crystalline polymer.