Polymer Science Series B

, Volume 48, Issue 3, pp 138–141 | Cite as

Polymerization of methyl methacrylate and vinyl acetate initiated by the manganese carbonyl-1,2-epoxy-4,4,4-trichlorobutane system

  • V. V. Kireev
  • B. M. Prudskov
  • S. N. Filatov
  • O. L. Lipendina


Polymers containing epoxy groups at the ends of macromolecules and in side radicals are prepared through polymerization of methyl methacrylate and vinyl acetate in the presence of the manganese carbonyl-1,2-epoxy-4,4,4-trichlorobutane system. The presence of reinitiation is revealed; it leads to an appreciable increase in the molecular masses of poly(methyl methacrylate) and poly(vinyl acetate) as compared to polymers synthesized in the presence of 2,2′-azo-bis(isobutyronitrile) and 1,2-epoxy-4,4,4-trichlorobutane.


PMMA Polymer Science Series Chlorine Atom Methyl Methacrylate AIBN 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Kireev
    • 1
  • B. M. Prudskov
    • 1
  • S. N. Filatov
    • 1
  • O. L. Lipendina
    • 2
  1. 1.Mendeleev University of Chemical TechnologyMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement CompoundsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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