Primary and Secondary Crystallization Kinetic Analysis of Poly(Hexamethylene Succinate)


Primary crystallization
secondary crystallization
poly(hexamethylene succinate)
Avrami model

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Zhiyong Wei. Primary and Secondary Crystallization Kinetic Analysis of Poly(Hexamethylene Succinate). J. Adv. Therm. Sci. Res. [Internet]. 2015 Dec. 31 [cited 2022 May 23];2(2):71-6. Available from:


Isothermal crystallization kinetics of poly(hexamethylene succinate) (PHS) were investigated by using differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Primary and secondary crystallization behaviors were described satisfactorily by a modified Avrami model. The obtained results suggest that primary crystallization under isothermal conditions involves three-dimensional spherulite growth with athermal nucleation, and secondary crystallization displays approximate one-dimensional crystal growth.


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