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Polymeric compositions containing microspheres

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Disclosed herein is a composition having a thermoset polymer and a plurality of hollow microsphere homogenously dispersed in the composition. The polymer is a cyanate ester thermoset, a phthalonitrile thermoset, a crosslinked acetylene thermoset, or a hydrosilation thermoset. Also disclosed herein is a method of: providing a thermosetting compound; adding microspheres to the thermosetting compound; and mixing the thermosetting compound while initiating crosslinking of the thermosetting compound.

Inventors: 
Keller, Teddy M.; Laskoski, Matthew
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2013-09-12
Grant Date: 
2015-02-03
Grant time: 
509 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
9
Claim count percentile rank: 
3
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY