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Thermal Analysis of Particulate Quartz and of Polymer Decompositions.
NIOSH 1976 Jun:83-95
The determination of alpha-quartz (1317799) in dust samples using differential thermal analysis is discussed; variables include sample size and particle size. Differential thermal analysis and thermogravimetric analysis were also used to study the breakdown mechanism and decomposition products of polyvinyl-chloride (9002862), polysulfone, and polyurethane foam (9009545).
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-75-0027; Dust-analysis; Analytical-methods; Instrumentation; Temperature-measurement; Combustion-gases; Plastics; Polymers;
1317-79-9; 9002-86-2; 9009-54-5;
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-173
Proceedings of a Roundtable Discussion on Thermal Analysis Techniques
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