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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.