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Polybenzimidazole (PBI) high temperature polymers and blends

B.G. Dawkins, F. Qin, M. Gruender and G.S. Copeland,     PBI Performance Products, Inc., USA

Abstract:

This chapter discusses polybenzimidazole (PBI), PBI blends, and some of their high temperature applications. The chapter first reviews the PBI polymer, including its history, structure, properties, synthesis, advantages and limitations. It then focuses on various PBI blends and their properties. The chapter also summarizes current commercial PBI and PBI blend products and provides examples of PBI and PBI blends in high temperature applications.

Key words

polybenzimidazole

high performance polymer blend

high temperature applications

7.1 Introduction

Development work on aromatic ...

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