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Homework Help: polymer-Crosslinking Chemistry

Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 11:07am.

Explain why a polymer such as polybutadiene can be cross-linked, however a polymer such as polyethylene cannot be cross-linked. Make reference to what it is about the chemistry of the repeating units that allows for the formation of cross-links.

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