Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Water-Soluble Resins

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12718

Any of several resin types that are produced by polymerization reactions in which the chain growth results from breaking of ring structure or double bonds of the monomers. Examples are alkyl- and hydroxyalkyl cellulose derivatives, carboxymethyl cellulose, polyvinyl alcohol, polyvinyl pyrrolidone, polyacrylic acid, polyacrylamide, polyethylene oxide, and polyethylene-imide. (Tracton AA (ed) (2005) Coatings Technology Handbook. Taylor and Francis, New York)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA