Block copolymer

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Description

A polymer composed of alternating section of two or more different segments. An example is blocks of polyvinyl acetate interspersed with blocks of polyvinyl chloride.

Synonyms and Related Terms

copolímero en bloque (Esp.); copolimero a blocchi (It.); copolímero de blocos (Port.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Theodore J. Reinhart, 'Glossary of Terms', Engineered Plastics, ASM International, 1988
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993