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Table 2 Structural and mechanical characteristics of polyethylenes and of their weld

From: Nanostructurization and thermal properties of polyethylenes’ welds

Specimen Degree of crystallinity (DSC) % Degree of crystallinity (WAXS) % Crystallites size L 1 (2 θ= 21.2°) nm Crystallites size L 2 (2 θ= 23.6°) nm Tensile strength MPa Relative tensile strength %
PE-80 42 56 7.2 7.2 19.6 100
PE-100 51 57 7.2 7.2 23.1 100
PE-80/PE-100 weld 53 66 7.2 8.0 Destroyed on the basic material >100