Polyacrylic acid

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A polymer of acrylic acid. Polyacrylic acid is an acrylic resin and is generally used as a sizing agent in the manufacture of nylon.

Synonyms and Related Terms

cido poliacrlico (Esp.); acido poliacrilico (It.); cido poliacrlico (Port.)

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Soluble in water, dilute alkalis, methanol, dioxane, dimethylformamide
  • Insoluble in hydrocarbons, methanol, acetone, diethyl ether.