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Degradation and Recyclability of Poly (Ethylene Terephthalate)

By S. Venkatachalam, Shilpa G. Nayak, Jayprakash V. Labde, Prashant R. Gharal, Krishna Rao and Anil K. Kelkar

Submitted: December 8th 2011Reviewed: March 16th 2012Published: September 26th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/48612

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S. Venkatachalam, Shilpa G. Nayak, Jayprakash V. Labde, Prashant R. Gharal, Krishna Rao and Anil K. Kelkar (September 26th 2012). Degradation and Recyclability of Poly (Ethylene Terephthalate), Polyester Hosam El-Din M. Saleh, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/48612. Available from:

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