Synthesis and Thermal Properties of Acrylonitrile/Butyl Acrylate/Fumaronitrile and Acrylonitrile/Ethyl Hexyl Acrylate/Fumaronitrile Terpolymers as a Potential Precursor for Carbon Fiber

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Siti Nurul Ain Md Jamil; Rusli Daik; Ishak Ahmad;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Materials, volume 7, issue 9, pages 6,207-6,223 (issn: 1996-1944, eissn: 1996-1944)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC5456151, doi: 10.3390/ma7096207
  • Subject: copolymers | QC120-168.85 | thermal behavior | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | Technology | redox polymerization | Article | TA1-2040 | homopolymer | T | Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering | TK1-9971 | Microscopy | QH201-278.5 | Descriptive and experimental mechanics | polyacrylonitrile

A synthesis of acrylonitrile (AN)/butyl acrylate (BA)/fumaronitrile (FN) and AN/EHA (ethyl hexyl acrylate)/FN terpolymers was carried out by redox polymerization using sodium bisulfite (SBS) and potassium persulphate (KPS) as initiator at 40 °C. The effect of comonomer... View more
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