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Degradation Kinetics of Poly(HDDA-co-MMA)

Goswami, Ankur and Umarji, AM and Madras, Giridhar (2010) Degradation Kinetics of Poly(HDDA-co-MMA). In: Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 117 (4). pp. 2444-2453.

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1,6-hexanediol diacrylate (HDDA) and methyl methacrylate (MMA) were copolymerized in different weight ratios using UV light induced photo-polymerization to give poly(HDDA-co-MMA). Differential scanning calorimetry shows that copolymer was formed. The thermogravimetric and differential scanning calorimetric studies with different heating rates were carried out on these copolymers to understand the nature of degradation and to determine its kinetics. Different kinetic models were adopted to evaluate various parameters like the activation energy, the order, and the frequency factor. These analyses are important to study the binder removal from 3D-shaped ceramic objects made by techniques like Solid free form fabrication. (C) 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Appl Polym Sci 117: 2444-2453, 2010.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Applied Polymer Science
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to John Wiley and Sons.
Keywords: thermogravimetric analysis; pyrolysis; glass transition; differential scanning calorimetry
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Chemical Engineering
Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2010 10:54
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:10
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/28971

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