Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology
Various multifunctional aromatic compounds were synthesized and tested to ascertain if they were able to cross-link polystyrene. Catalysis and inhibition at high temperature were studied to achieve control over the cross-linking temperature, in order to develop suitable formulations which may function as flame retardants.
Yao, Hongyang; Zhu, Jin; McKinney, Michael A.; and Wilkie, Charles A., "Cross-linking of Polystyrene by Friedel-Crafts Chemistry: Multi-functional Additives" (2000). Chemistry Faculty Research and Publications. 194.
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