Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Biphenol A

  • Jan W. Gooch
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1320

n (4,4′-isopropylidenediphenol) An intermediate used in the production of epoxy, polycarbonate, and phenolic resins. The name was coined after the condensation reaction by which it may be formed – two (bis) molecules of phenol with one of acetone (A). Open image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA