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Polyamides

  1. Melvin I. Kohan1,
  2. Steve A. Mestemacher2,
  3. Rolando U. Pagilagan3,
  4. Kate Redmond4

Published Online: 15 MAR 2003

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a21_179.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Kohan, M. I., Mestemacher, S. A., Pagilagan, R. U. and Redmond, K. 2003. Polyamides. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    MIK Associates, Wilmington, Delaware, United States

  2. 2

    E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc., Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States

  3. 3

    E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc., Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States

  4. 4

    E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2003

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Nomenclature
3.General Considerations in Polyamidation
3.1.Molecular Mass
3.2.Equilibrium and Rate Constants
3.3.Effects of Monomer Structure
3.4.Amide Interchange
3.5.Structure-Property Considerations
4.Other Polymerization Techniques
4.1.Variants of Hydrolytic Polymerization
4.2.Interfacial and Solution Polymerization
4.3.Ionic Polymerization
4.4.Solid-Phase Polymerization
5.Commercial Processes
5.1.PA 46
5.2.PA 66
5.2.1.Batch Production
5.2.2.Continuous Production
5.3.Other AABB-Polyamides
5.4.PA 6
5.5.PA 11
5.6.PA 12
6.Properties
6.1.Properties of Unmodified Polyamides
6.2.Copolymerization
6.3.Modification by Additives
6.3.1.Filled and Reinforced Polyamides
6.3.2.Blends and Alloys
6.3.3.Flame-Retardant Polyamides
6.3.4.Conductive Polyamides
6.3.5.Other Formulations
7.Processing
8.Uses
9.Ecological Aspects and Toxicology
9.1.Recycling
9.2.Polyamide Monomers
9.3.Other Aspects
10.Economic Aspects