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from 5/23/2012

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Mixing is to combine (substances, elements, things, etc.) into one mass, collection, or assemblage, generally with a thorough blending of the constituents. (Dictionary, Mixing, 5/23/2012)

The first step in most plastic fabrication procedures is compounding, the mixing together of various raw materials in proportions according to a specific recipe. Most often the plastic resins are supplied to the fabricator as cylindrical pellets (several millimetres in diameter and length) or as flakes and powders. Other forms include viscous liquids, solutions, and suspensions.” (Encyclopedia Britannica, Mixing Plastics, 8/10/2011)

“Distributive mixing involves stretching, dividing and reorienting the flow of the polymer melt compound in order to eliminate local variations in material distribution”

“Dispersive mixing involves generating high stresses (shear and elongational) in the material to break down dispersed particles. These particles may be insoluble fillers (composites) or a second polymer melt (blend).”

[Queens University, Distributive and Dispersive Mixing, 8/10/2011)


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