Glass-transition-, melting-, and decomposition temperatures of tailored polyacrylates and polymethacrylates: General trends and structure-property relationships

Fleischhaker, F., Haehnel, A. P., Misske, A. M., Blanchot, M., Haremza, S., & Barner-Kowollik, C. (2014) Glass-transition-, melting-, and decomposition temperatures of tailored polyacrylates and polymethacrylates: General trends and structure-property relationships. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 215(12).

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The glass-transition-, melting, and onset decomposition temperatures of a series of tailored polymethacrylates and polyacrylates are systematically investigated. Application fields of the investigated polymers include coatings, adhesives, textile, paper, cosmetics, electronics, lubricants, fuel additives, and oil-field or construction chemicals. The present study focuses on linear alkyl, branched alkyl, and amino, as well as ether polymethacrylates and polyacrylates. Novel polymers are introduced with branched C9, C13, C17, and C21 ester, Lupragen, or glycopyranoside ester groups. The thermal characteristics of the novel polymers are analyzed and placed into the context of the thermal data of known polymers fitting into the homologous series. General trends providing a comprehensive and concise overview of the determined thermal properties are derived. Structure-property relationships are established and a detailed physicochemical rationale is provided. The study may even allow for a rapid empirical estimation of thermal data of not yet assessed polymer systems. The thermal properties of a wide series of polyacrylates and polymethacrylates (among them completely novel structures) are systematically investigated for the first time. General trends are derived and structure-property relationships are established. The study provides a knowledge base, for industrial polymer applications, for a rapid empirical estimation of thermal polymer data, or for the tailored design of novel materials. © 2014 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

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ID Code: 99381
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Cited By :7
Export Date: 5 September 2016
Correspondence Address: Fleischhaker, F.; BASF SE, Registered Office, 67056 Ludwigshafen, Germany; email:
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Keywords: decomposition temperatures, glass transition, melting point, polyacrylates, polymethacrylates, Esterification, Esters, Fuel additives, Glass, Knowledge based systems, Oil fields, Polymer blends, Thermodynamic properties, Construction chemicals, Decomposition temperature, Empirical estimations, Industrial polymers, Onset decomposition temperatures, Structure property relationships, Thermal characteristics, Polymers
DOI: 10.1002/macp.201400062
ISSN: 10221352
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 22 Sep 2016 04:50
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2016 01:20

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