Kinetic parameters for polymerization of methyl methacrylate at 60°C

Carswell T.G., Hill D.J.T., Londero D.I., O'Donnell J.H., Pomery P.J. and Winzor C.L. (1992) Kinetic parameters for polymerization of methyl methacrylate at 60°C. Polymer, 33 1: 137-140. doi:10.1016/0032-3861(92)90573-F


Author Carswell T.G.
Hill D.J.T.
Londero D.I.
O'Donnell J.H.
Pomery P.J.
Winzor C.L.
Title Kinetic parameters for polymerization of methyl methacrylate at 60°C
Journal name Polymer   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0032-3861
Publication date 1992-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0032-3861(92)90573-F
Volume 33
Issue 1
Start page 137
End page 140
Total pages 4
Subject 1605 Policy and Administration
2507 Polymers and Plastics
Abstract Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTi.r.) and electron spin resonance spectroscopy (e.s.r.) have been used to follow the kinetics of the polymerization of methyl methacrylate to high conversion at 60°C. The FTi.r. absorbance at 6152 cm-1 was used to monitor the time dependence of the concentration of double bonds, and the concentration of the polymer-chain propagation radicals was monitored using the e.s.r. absorption spectrum. These data were analysed to obtain instantaneous estimates of the kinetic rate parameters for propagation and termination across the range of conversion, and of the initiator efficiency at high conversion. The kinetic parameters were found to be consistent with values obtained by other methods and with the predictions of recent theories.
Keyword kinetic parameters
methyl methacrylate
polymerization
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