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The thermal stability of heat-stabilised polyamide 66 in an oxidative environment is evaluated by DSC. The oxidative stability of the polyamide decreases as a result of repeated injection moulding. The results also indicate that the presence of glass fibres in the polyamide has a negative influence on the oxidative stability. Both isothermal and dynamic DSC measurements seem to be useful tools for assessing the stability of polyamides and there is a relationship between data determined using both procedures.

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Polyamide 6.6 multifilament yarns are converted to crimped fibres by texturing in order to simulate the properties of natural staple fibre yarns for textile applications. Texturing is carried out by mechanical stresses (turbulences or twisting) in different atmospheres which affect crystallinity and thermal stability of yarns. Two polyamide yarns with the same linear density but consisting of filaments of different fineness were textured by the air-jet and the false-twist procedures. The influence of texturing conditions and filament fineness on crystallinity and thermomechanical behaviour and dimensional stability were studied by TMA and DSC. The air-jet texturing procedure leads to a slight increase in crystallinity of yarns whereas the false-twist texturing procedure was more effective especially when thicker filaments were textured. The inflection point of the shrinkage curve before melting was a good estimator of the effective temperature of yarn texturing.

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Liquid crystalline polymer/polyamide 66 (LCP/PA66) and LCP/poly(butyl terephthalate) (LCP/PBT) blends were compounded using a Brabender Plasticorder equipped with a mixing chamber. The LCP employed was a semi-flexible liquid crystalline copolyesteramide based on 30 mol% of p-amino benzoic acid (ABA) and 70 mol% of poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET). The Flory-Huggins interaction parameters (χ12) of the LCP/ PA66 and LCP/PBT blends are estimated by melting point depression from DSC measurement. The results indicate that c12 values all are negative for LCP/PA66 and LCP/PBT blends, and when the LCP content in these blends is more than 10 mass%, the absolute value of χ12 decreases. Thereby, we can conclude that LCP/PA66 and LCP/PBT blends are fully miscible in the molten state, the molecular interaction between the LCP and PA66 is stronger than that between LCP and PBT. As the LCP content in LCP/PA66 and LCP/PBT blends is more than 10 mass%, the molecular interaction between LCP and matrix polymer decreases.

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Dyeing fibers at low temperatures has many advantages such as savings in energy and avoiding alterations to the physical properties of the fibers being dyed or other fibers also present in blends. The problem of low temperature dyeing in synthetic fibers is that it difficults the dye diffusion into the fiber. In the case of polyamide 6.6 microfibers, by using benzyl alcohol as an auxiliary dyeing, it was shown that good diffusion was obtained for the dye exhaustion with metal complex dyes at temperatures more than 30C below the normal dyeing temperature for the dye exhaustion with metal complex dyes. Using thermal analysis methods these results were shown to be caused by the lowering of the T g of the fiber when in the presence of benzyl alcohol.

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Intense parasitic nucleation has been observed at the surface of differential scanning calorimetry samples for various polymers, whereas their crystallization traces exhibit complex shapes. Revisited overall kinetics theories and computer simulation, taking into account small thickness of samples and transcrystallinity effects, allow to explain and reproduce experimental ‘double peaks’, currently observed with polyamide 6-6. The beginning of the transformation and the main peak are attributed to surface and bulk nucleations, respectively. As a consequence, any DSC experiment should be followed by a microscopic observation and more accurate models including thermal gradients and resistances should be developed for their interpretation.

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compatibilization of polymer blends of poly(butylene terephthalate) and polyamide 6,6: 2 morphological and mechanical properties . Polymer . 1997 ; 38 : 17 4287 – 4293 . 10.1016/S0032-3861(96)01040-3 . 2

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. Richardson E . Investigating the characterisation and stability of polyamide 6,6 in Heritage Artefacts , Ph.D thesis, University of Southampton; 2010 . ( http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/165513/1.hasCoversheetVersion

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. Starkova , O , Yang , JL , Zhang , Z 2007 Application of time-stress superposition to nonlinear creep of polyamide 66 filled with nanoparticles of various sizes . Compos Sci Technol 67 : 2691 10.1016/j.compscitech.2007

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