Composite Superabsorbent Hydrogel of Acrylic Copolymer and Eggshell: Effect of Biofiller Addition

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Queirós,Marcos Vinícius A.; Bezerra,Maslândia N.; Feitosa,Judith P. A.;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Química
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.21577/0103-5053.20170046
  • Subject: acrylate | superabsorbent hydrogel | acrylamide | polymer-matrix composite | eggshell

Eggshell (ES) is an abundant waste material which is mainly composed of calcium carbonate. A superabsorbent hydrogel composite based on poly(acrylamide-co-potassium acrylate) as matrix containing 17 wt.% of chicken ES powder as a filler was synthesized and compared with... View more