Activation of polyethylene granules by finely dispersed zinc

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Lviv Polytechnic National University
Lviv Polytechnic National University
Technical University of Kosice (Slovakia)
Lviv Polytechnic National University

The results of experimental researches of features of mechanical activation of polyethylene granules with finely dispersed zinc in a ball mill, and also results of research of chemical copper plating of activated polyethylene granules are given. The influence of the ratio of polyethylene granules and fine zinc, the speed of rotation of the ball mill and the duration of activation, as well as the degree of loading of the components in the activation process of polyethylene granules was studied. It is established that the condition of activation of polyethylene granules with finely divided zinc has a significant impact on the metallization process and the copper efficiency of activated polyethylene granules.

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