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These materials are foamed using physical and chemical blowing agents. Durable and stable at room temperature chemical blowing agents release different gases (most often nitrogen and carbon dioxide) during the chemical decomposition at higher temperatures [8,10]. The choice of chemical blowing agent depends on many different factors including the type of polymeric materials and processing method. Processing thermoplastics needs heating due to allow them liquefaction. Microwave irradiation can be one of heat methods, that has many advantages when it compared to conventional heating.
Foams produced using high and low FEA levels were analyzed for R-value and density. The foam formulation and properties are listed in Table 7. Figure 2 shows the effect of FEA level on R-values. FEA-1100 provided superior R-values compared to HFC-245fa at low FEA levels, however, this improvement becomes much more pronounced as the FEA level increases. Since the level of HFC-245fa in formulations is limited by its low boiling point, FEA-1100 can significantly improve foam R-values through the use of a higher level of FEA.
9x109/sec), and the strong agitation, provided by cyclic reorientation of molecules, can result in an intense internal heating that can lead to heating rates in excess of 10 °C/sec when microwave radiation of a kilowattcapacity source is used . To apply microwaves to carry out chemical processes, it is most important to find at least one component that is polarizable and whose dipoles can reorient (couple) rapidly in response to changing electric field of microwave radiation. Fortunately, a number of organic molecules and solvents fulfill these requirements and are the best candidates for microwave applications.