Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

K.B. Value

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6632

A numerical measure of the solvent power of hydrocarbon solvents and oils using a kauri-butanol reagent. The values range from 20, which is a poor solvent, to a high of 105, which is an excellent solvent. (Paint: Pigment, drying oils, polymers, resins, naval stores, cellulosics esters, and ink vehicles, vol 3. American Society for Testing and Material, 2001)  Kauri-Butanol Value.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA