Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

γ-Butyrolactone

  • Jan W. Gooch
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1773

n (butyrolactone) A hygroscopic, colorless liquid obtained by the dehydrogenation of 1,4-butanediol with the structure: It is a solvent for cellulosics, epoxy resins, and vinyl copolymers. Open image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA