04190720 is referenced by 38 patents and cites 5 patents.

Isomorphic copolymers of .epsilon.-caprolactone with from about 3 to 15 percent 1,5-dioxepan-2-one have melting points in the range of 54.degree. to 66.degree. C. and may be extruded into fibers having elongations in the range of 120 to 235 percent. The copolymers are useful for the preparation of filaments, films and molded articles for general and surgical applications including surgical sutures and casts.

Title
Isomorphic copolymers of .epsilon.-caprolactone and 1,5-dioxepan-2-one
Application Number
5/972757
Publication Number
4190720
Application Date
December 26, 1978
Publication Date
February 26, 1980
Inventor
Shalaby W Shalaby
Lebanon
NJ, US
Agent
Wayne R Eberhardt
Assignee
Ethicon
NJ, US
IPC
C08G 63/08
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