polyvinyl isobutyl ether


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polyvinyl isobutyl ether

[¦päl·i′vīn·əl ¦ī·sə¦byüd·əl ′e·thər]
(organic chemistry)
[‒CH2CHOCH2CH(CH3)2‒]x An odorless synthetic resin; elastomer to viscous liquid depending on molecular weight; soluble in hydrocarbons, esters, ethers, and ketones, insoluble in water; used in adhesives, waxes, plasticizers, lubricating oils, and surface coatings. Abbreviated PVI.
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