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Poly(Vinyl Acetate) and Related Polymers

  • K. J. Saunders

Abstract

In this chapter poly(vinyl acetate) and some vinyl acetate copolymers are described. The important copolymers, ethylene-vinyl acetate and vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate are dealt with in Chapters 2 and 4 respectively. Also considered are poly(vinyl alcohol) and poly(vinyl acetal)s, which are derivatives of poly(vinyl acetate).

Keywords

Emulsion Polymerization Vinyl Acetate Vinyl Alcohol Glycol Ether Hydroxyl Content 
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© K. J. Saunders 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. J. Saunders
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied Chemical and Biological SciencesRyerson Polytechnical InstituteTorontoCanada

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