Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  10

Year :  2014

Pages :   888-895

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Studies and Development of Interpenetrating Polymer Networks from Linseed oil and Corn oil



Address:   K. Priya Rajini1* and S. Begila David2
1Department of chemistry, Sun College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.
2Department of Chemistry Scott Christian College, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu, India.
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ABSTRACT:
Plantoils such as linseed oil and corn oil have been used for the preparation of Interpenetrating polymer networks for special applications. Epoxidation of linseedoil (ELO) and corn oil (ECO) had been carried out by per acetic acid method. Further an Acrylated epoxy resin of Linseed oil (AELO) and Corn oil (AECO) were synthesised from (ELO) and (ECO) .The (AELO) and (AECO) were characterised by physicochemical properties. The IPNs of biopolymers were prepared by using comonomers like Vinylacetate (VA) , Vinyl pyrrolidone (VP), Methyl meth acrylate(MMA) and Methyl acrylate (MA).These biopolymers were characterised by tensile strength, crosslinked density,FT-IR spectral analysis and Biodegradability. The outcome of the studies revealed that the newly prepared IPNs of polymers are potential biodegradable material for various consumer applications like package materials, sporting goods and floor mats.
KEYWORDS:
Tensile strength, crosslinked density, Biodegradability.
Cite:
K. Priya Rajini, S. Begila David. Studies and Development of Interpenetrating Polymer Networks from Linseed oil and Corn oil. Asian J. Research Chem. 7(10): October- 2014; Page 888-896.
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