Study on Preparation Process and Properties of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)

  title={Study on Preparation Process and Properties of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)},
  author={Li Ji},
  journal={Applied Mechanics and Materials},
  pages={406 - 410}
  • L. Ji
  • Published 27 February 2013
  • Engineering
  • Applied Mechanics and Materials
PET is a ubiquitous material in modern life which is used in diverse applications from drink bottles and film to shirts and fabrics. A brief introduction of PET is given in this report, concentrating on the following aspects: the preparation process, the properties and the application of this product. Market perspectives and some recommendations of PET industry are also discussed in this report based on the current market analysis. 
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