The following figure shows a typical isothermal DSC curve for a polyester resin system. It contains.

The following figure shows a typical isothermal DSC curve
for a polyester resin system. It contains t-butyl perbenzoate (TBPB) as the
initiator for the curing reaction. The three important time parameters relevant
for the compression-molding cycle of this material are also indicated in the
figure. Explain how these time parameters may be affected by (a) an increase in
cure temperature, (b) an increase in the initiator concentration, (c) the
presence of an inhibitor, (d) the use of a lower temperature initiator, and (e)
a combination of TBPB and a lower temperature initiator. From the
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The following figure shows a typical isothermal DSC curve
for a polyester resin system. It contains t-butyl perbenzoate (TBPB) as the
initiator for the curing reaction. The three important time parameters relevant
for the compression-molding cycle of this material are also indicated in the
figure. Explain how these time parameters may be affected by (a) an increase in
cure temperature, (b) an increase in the initiator concentration, (c) the
presence of an inhibitor, (d) the use of a lower temperature initiator, and (e)
a combination of TBPB and a lower temperature initiator. From the standpoint of
flow in the mold, which one of these changes would be more desirable?

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