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Sterling B Brown, John B Yates III: Solvent-resistant, compatible blends of polyphenylene ethers and linear polyesters. General Electric Company, William H Pittman, James C Davis Jr, James Magee Jr, February 21, 1989: US04806297 (37 worldwide citation)

Impact- and solvent-resistant resin blends are prepared from a polyphenylene ether, or blend thereof with a polystyrene, a linear polyester such as a poly(alkylene dicarboxylate), at least one elastomeric polyphenylene ether-compatible impact modifier and at least one polymer containing a substantia ...


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Sterling B Brown, Dennis J McFay: Solvent-resistant, compatible blends of polyphenylene ethers and thermoplastic polyesters. General Electric Company, William H Pittman, James C Davis Jr, September 12, 1989: US04866130 (28 worldwide citation)

Solvent-resistant resin blends with a wide variety of desirable impact and tensile properties are prepared from a polyphenylene ether having a low proportion of unneutralized amino nitrogen or a blend thereof with a polystyrene; a poly(ethylene terephthalate), poly(butylene terephthalate), elastomer ...


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Sterling B Brown, John S Trent, Joseph C Golba Jr, Richard C Lowry: Polyphenylene ether-polyamide copolymers from epoxytriazine-capped polyphenylene ethers. General Electric Company, William H Pittman, James C Davis Jr, August 20, 1991: US05041504 (28 worldwide citation)

Copolymer-containing compositions are prepared by the reaction of an epoxytriazine-capped polyphenylene ether with another polymer containing amine end groups, especially a polyamide, under intimate blending conditions. The compositions have excellent properties and find utility as molding compositi ...


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Joseph C Golba Jr, Sterling B Brown, Alexandros Hasson: Method for removing volatile impurities from polyphenylene ethers. General Electric Company, William H Pittman, James C Davis Jr, May 16, 1989: US04831115 (28 worldwide citation)

Polymer compositions comprising polyphenylene ethers free from polystyrenes are extruded with vacuum venting at 300.degree. C. or above in the presence of water. This extrusion operation reduces the content of volatile impurities, including those with an undesirable odor.


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Sterling B Brown, Richard C Lowry: Epoxytriazine-capped polyphenylene ethers and method of preparation. General Electric Company, William H Pittman, James C Davis Jr, March 17, 1992: US05096979 (24 worldwide citation)

Epoxytriazine-capped polyphenylene ethers are prepared by reaction of a polyphenylene ether with an epoxychlorotriazine such as diglycidyl chlorocyanurate, n-butyl glycidyl chlorocyanurate or mesityl glycidyl chlorocyanurate. The products undergo reaction with nucleophilic polymers such as polyamide ...


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Sterling B Brown, Richard C Lowry: Compositions comprising polyphenylene ether-polyester copolymers from epoxytriazine-capped polyphenylene ethers. General Electric Company, William H Pittman, James C Davis Jr, February 18, 1992: US05089566 (21 worldwide citation)

Copolymer-containing compositions are prepared by the reaction of an epoxytriazine-capped polyphenylene ether with another polymer containing carboxy end groups, especially a polyester. The compositions have excellent properties and find utility as molding compositions and as compatibilizers for ble ...


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Choong Y Han, Sterling B Brown, Erik W Walles, Tohru Takekoshi, Andrew J Caruso: Polyphenylene ether-polyarylene sulfide compositions. General Electric Company, William H Pittman, James C Davis Jr, June 16, 1992: US05122578 (20 worldwide citation)

Compatible compositions comprising polyarylene sulfide-polyphenylene ether copolymers are prepared by the reaction of a polyphenylene ether containing epoxy groups, typically an epoxytriazine-capped polyphenylene ether, with a polyarylene sulfide containing epoxide-reactive functional groups, prefer ...


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Sterling B Brown, Richard C Lowry: Epoxidized chlorotriazine compounds. General Electric Company, William H Pittman, James C Davis Jr, January 23, 1990: US04895945 (20 worldwide citation)

Epoxidized chlorotriazine compounds, useful to introduce one or more epoxide groups into nucleophile containing polymers, are prepared by reacting an epoxy alcohol with a cyanuric chloride or dichlorotriazine in the presence of base.


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Farid F Khouri, Otto Phanstiel IV, Sterling B Brown, John T Jackman: Ortho ester-capped polyphenylene ethers and copolymers prepared therefrom. General Electric Company, William H Pittman, James C Davis Jr, July 21, 1992: US05132373 (19 worldwide citation)

Ortho ester-capped polyphenylene ethers are prepared by the reaction of a polyphenylene ether with a reactive compound containing an ortho ester group, preferably a 4-(2-methoxy-2-methyl-1,3-dioxolan-4-yl)methyl group. Chlorotriazines containing the ortho ester substituent are particularly preferred ...


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Ott Phanstiel IV, Sterling B Brown: Copolymer-containing compositions from substituted triazine-capped polyphenylene ethers. General Electric Company, William H Pittman, James C Davis Jr, April 23, 1991: US05010144 (18 worldwide citation)

Substituted alkoxy-or alkylthiochlorotriazines wherein the substituents on the alkoxy groups are chlorine, bromine or dialkylphosphato are useful as capping agents for polyphenylene ethers. The capped polyphenylene ethers form copolymers with other polymer containing nucleophilic groups, including p ...