adipic acid

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adipic acid

[ə′dip·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
HOOC(CH2)4COOH A colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid, sparingly soluble in water; used in nylon manufacture.
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Moreover, when considering the viscosity data, it can be observed that the values are generally high for samples rich in MXD6, confirming the higher reactivity of adipic acid as compared to aromatic acids.
Changing acid from succinic to glutaric to adipic acid or replacing polyethylene glycol with increasing amounts of 1,4-Butane diol resulted in materials with increasing hydrophobicity.