acrylic acid


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acrylic acid

a colourless corrosive pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of acrylic resins. Formula: CH2:CHCOOH

acrylic acid

[ə′kril·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CH2CHCOOH An easily polymerized, colorless, corrosive liquid used as a monomer for acrylate resins.
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The global acrylic acid market is studied for various segments based on end-users, derivative types, and region.
The superabsorbent polymer, NaCMC-g-PAA, was successfully prepared through grafting of acrylic acid onto sodium carboxymethyl cellulose in the presence of KPS as an initiator and MBA as a cross-linker by inverse suspension polymerization.
But with the purging nitrogen the solvent (water) and the monomer (acrylic acid) will evaporate.
Derivatives of acrylic acid, epoxidic acrylates or silicon gels impregnated with esters of methacrylic acid have also been used, all of which are insoluble in water.
Weijie Ji, Chak-Tong Au, and colleagues note that acrylic acid is essential for making paints, adhesives, textiles, leather treatments, and hundreds of other products.
The acrylic acid plant is expected to cost SR 4 billion ($1.1 billion) and start production of about 230,00 tons a year by the first quarter of 2013.
16 September 2009 - Norwegian oil service company Aker Solutions ASA (OSL: AKSO) said today it had won a programme management contract by Saudi company Dammam 7 Petrochemicals for an acrylic acid and acrylates complex.
The acrylates, including acrylic acid and its alkyl esters, are of great industrial importance in the production of polymers and copolymers such as poly acrylic esters, super-absorber polymers, washing agents, adhesives, etc.
Saudi Acrylic Monomer Company will use the advantaged supply of propylene and the latest process technology to make acrylic acid and related products to support the fast-paced growth of Rohm and HaasCOs water-based, acrylic products in rapidly developing economies.
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The tie layer was an extruded film of ethylene acrylic acid (6.5%) copolymer.
Rinse-aid--the ingredients of which are usually ethanol, citric acid, sodium, dyes and acrylic acid polymers--breaks dew the salts in hard water, thereby preventing the adhesion of soap clumps during the rinse cycle, leaving cleaner-looking results (although consuming food and drinks from streaked or spotted dishes and glassware is not a health hazard in its own right).