Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bead Polymerization, Suspension

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1154

n Through agitating or stirring with the aid of a dispersion agent, water insoluble monomers can be dispersed in water as fine droplets, oil soluble free radical initiators start polymerization in the droplets, the droplets grow and convert into beads or pearls.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA