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The following is a list of papers that were published pre-1994 in the Polymer Chemistry field at the University of Port Elizabeth.

1. Ackerman, L., & McGill, W. J. (1973). Photolysis of poly(methyl acrylate) in vacuum. South African Journal of Chemistry26(3), 82-93.

2. Ackerman, L., & McGill, W. J. (1974). Photolysis of poly(methyl acrylate) in oxygen.  South African Journal of Chemistry27(3), 105-110.

3. McGill, W. J., & Ackerman, L. (1974). Photolysis of poly (ethyl acrylate) and poly (n–butyl acrylate) in vacuo. Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Chemistry Edition12(7), 1541-1547.

4. McGill, W. J., & Ackerman, L. (1974). Photolysis of poly (ethyl acrylate) and poly (n‐butylacrylate) in oxygen. Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Chemistry Edition12(11), 2697-2698.

5. McGill, W. J., & Fourie, J. (1975). The effects of fillers, crosslinking agents, and domain size on the physical properties of PE–PVC blends. Journal of Applied Polymer Science19(3), 879-886.

6. McGill, W. J., & Ackerman, L. (1975). Molecular weight changes in polyacrylates on ultraviolet irradiation. Journal of Applied Polymer Science,19(10), 2773-2779.

7. McGill, W. J. (1975). The effect of UV light on the subsequent thermal volatilization of poly (methyl acrylate). Journal of applied polymer science,19(10), 2781-2787.

8. McGill, W. J. (1976). Adhesion and failure of organic coatings. In Sixth National Symposium on Non-Conventional Coatings, Oil and Color Chemists' Association (p. 8). Port Elizabeth. South Africa.

9. McGill, W. J., Payne, L., & Fourie, J. (1978). A technique for the analysis of trace amounts of volatile products from polymer degradations. Journal of Applied Polymer Science22(9), 2669-2675.

10. Fourie, J., & McGill, W. J. (1979). Thermal degradation of films of poly (methyl acrylate) in vacuum, oxygen, and nitrogen. South African Journal of Chemistry,32(2), 63-71.

11. Fourie, J., & McGill, W. J. (1979). Photothermal degradation of films of poly (methyl acrylate) in vacuum. South African Journal of Chemistry32(4), 156-160.

12. Fourie, J., & McGill, W. J. (1979). Thermal degradation of films of poly (n-butyl acrylate) in vacuum and oxygen. South African Journal of Chemistry32(4), 161-163.

13. Buchanan, K. J., & McGill, W. J. (1980). Photodegradation of poly (vinyl esters)—I. Formation and quantitative measurement of volatile products.European Polymer Journal16(4), 309-312.

14. Buchanan, K. J., & McGill, W. J. (1980). Photodegradation of poly (vinyl esters)—II. Volatile product formation and changes in the absorption spectra and molecular mass distributions. European Polymer Journal16(4), 313-318.

15. Buchanan, K. J., & McGill, W. J. (1980). Photodegradation of poly (vinyl esters)—III. Photolysis mechanism for both polymeric and low molecular mass esters. European Polymer Journal16(4), 319-324.

16. Huson, M. G., & McGill, W. J. (1984). Transcrystallinity in polypropylene. Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Chemistry Edition22(11), 3571-3580.

17. Huson, M. G., McGill, W. J., & Swart, P. J. (1984). Use of dynamic mechanical analysis in comparing vulcanization of different phases in NR/BR and IR/BR blends. Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Letters Edition22(3), 143-148.

18. Huson, M. G., & McGill, W. J. (1985). Accelerated degradation of polypropylene by amosite asbestos. Polymer degradation and stability10(3), 201-209.

19. Huson, M. G., & McGill, W. J. (1985). The effect of transcrystallinity on the behavior of fibers in polymer matrices. Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics Edition23(1), 121-128.

20. Huson, M. G., McGill, W. J., & Wiggett, R. D. (1985). A contribution to the theory of accelerated sulphur vulcanization of natural rubber and polybutadiene BR with tetramethyl thiuram disulphide and bis (2‐benzothiazolyl) disulphide.Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Chemistry Edition23(11), 2833-2839.

21. Huson, M. G., McGill, W. J., & Wiggett, R. D. (1985). A comparison of the curing characteristics of BR/NR and BR/IR blends using DSC. Plastics and rubber processing and applications5(4), 319-324.

22. Hourston, D. J., Huson, M. G., & McCluskey, J. A. (1986). Semi‐and fully interpenetrating polymer networks based on polyurethane‐polyacrylate systems. IX. Properties of an isomerically related interpenetrating network.Journal of applied polymer science31(2), 709-716.

23. Hourston, D. J., Huson, M. G., & McCluskey, J. A. (1986). Semi‐and fully interpenetrating polymer networks based on polyurethane‐polyacrylate systems. X. Polyurethane‐poly (ethyl acrylate) interpenetrating polymer networks. Journal of applied polymer science32(3), 3881-3888.

24. Honiball, D., & McGill, W. J. (1988). A technique for measuring the crosslink densities in both phases of a vulcanizate blend. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics26(7), 1529-1537.

25. Honiball, D., Huson, M. G., & McGill, W. J. (1988). A nucleation theory for the anomalous freezing point depression of solvents in swollen rubber gels. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics26(12), 2413-2431.

26. Cameron, A., & McGill, W. J. (1989). A theory of green strength in polyisoprene. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry27(3), 1071-1087.

27. Fouche, P. M., & McGill, W. J. (1989). A study of the transfer of carbon black between the phases of polyisoprene-polybutadiene blends by differential scanning calorimetry and electron microscopy. Plastics and rubber international12(4), 227-234.

28. Luyt, A. S., McGill, W. J., & Shillington, D. (1990). DSC study of the interaction of 2‐mercaptobenzothiazole, sulphur, ZnO and stearic acid in the absence of rubber. British Polymer Journal23(1‐2), 135-139.

29. Fouche, P. M., & McGill, W. J. (1992). The effect of the distribution of crosslink densities and carbon black between phases on physical properties of polyisoprene/polybutadiene blends. Plastics rubber and composites processing and applications18(5), 317-321.

30. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1991). A DSC study of curative interactions. I. The interaction of ZnO, sulfur, and stearic acid. Journal of applied polymer science42(10), 2643-2649.

31. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1991). A DSC study of curative interactions. II. The interaction of 2, 2′‐dibenzothiazole with ZnO, sulfur, and stearic acid.Journal of applied polymer science42(10), 2651-2659.

32. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1991). A DSC study of curative interactions. III. The interaction of TMTM with ZnO, sulfur, and stearic acid. Journal of applied polymer science42(10), 2661-2667.

33. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1991). A DSC study of curative interactions. IV. The interaction of tetramethylthiuram disulfide with ZnO, sulfur, and stearic acid. Journal of applied polymer science42(10), 2669-2680.

34. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1992). Study of curative interactions in cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene (IR). V. General experimental procedure. Journal of applied polymer science44(4), 581-585.

35. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1992). Study of curative interactions in cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene. VI. Interaction of some combinations of sulfur, tetramethylthiuram disulfide, and ZnO. Journal of applied polymer science,44(4), 587-592.

36. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1992). Study of curative interactions in cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene (IR). VII. The cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene–tetramethylthiuram disulfide–ZnO system. Journal of applied polymer science45(4), 563-571.

37. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1992). A study of curative interactions in cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene. VIII. Network maturing reactions in the cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene/tetramethylthiuram disulfide/ZnO system. Journal of applied polymer science45(4), 573-578.

38. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1992). A study of curative interactions in cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene. IX. The role of ZnO in thiuram‐based vulcanization systems.Journal of applied polymer science45(5), 749-753.

39. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1992). A study of curative interactions in cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene. X. The cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene/sulfur/zinc dimethyldithiocarbamate and cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene/sulfur/zinc dimethyldithiocarbamate/ZnO systems. Journal of applied polymer science,45(5), 755-763.

40. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1992). Study of curative interactions in cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene. XI. Network maturing reactions in the cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene–sulfur–zinc dimethyldithiocarbamate and cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene–sulfur–zinc dimethyldithiocarbamate–ZnO systems. Journal of applied polymer science,45(8), 1491-1495.

41. Kruger, F. W. H., & McGill, W. J. (1992). Study of curative interactions in cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene. XII. The cis‐1, 4‐polyisoprene–sulfur–tetramethylthiuram disulphide–ZnO–stearic acid vulcanization system. Journal of applied polymer science45(9), 1545-1556.

42. Hourston, D. J., & Huson, M. G. (1992). Semi‐and fully interpenetrating polymer networks based on polyurethane–polyacrylate systems. XI. The influence of polymerization temperature on morphology and properties.Journal of applied polymer science45(10), 1753-1762.

43. Hourston, D. J., & Huson, M. G. (1992). Semi‐and fully‐interpenetrating polymer networks based on polyurethane–polyacrylate systems. XII. The influence of polymerization pressure on morphology and properties. Journal of applied polymer science46(6), 973-979.

44. Grobler, J. H. A., & McGill, W. J. (1993). Anomalous freezing point depression of solvents in a swollen homogeneous rubber network. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics31(5), 575-577.

45. Giuliani, B. V. K. M., & McGill, W. J. (1993). Relaxation of orientation developed during the mixing process and its effect on the tensile strength of natural rubber vulcanizates. Plastics rubber and composites processing and applications19(5), 305-310.

 

 

 

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