Chapter 7. Polyamides

  1. Prof. Philippe Dubois2,
  2. Dr. Olivier Coulembier2 and
  3. Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez3
  1. Jan Roda

Published Online: 6 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch7

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

How to Cite

Roda, J. (2009) Polyamides, in Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization (eds P. Dubois, O. Coulembier and J.-M. Raquez), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center of Innovation and Research in Materials and Polymers (CIRMAP), Laboratory of Polymeric and Composite Materials, University of Mons Hainaut, Place du Parc 20, 7000 Mons, Belgium

  2. 3

    University of Mons-Hainaut, Place du Parc 20, 7000 Mons, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Institute of Chemical Technology Prague, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Department of Polymers Technická 5, 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319534

Online ISBN: 9783527628407

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Keywords:

  • ε-Caprolactam;
  • ω-laurolactam;
  • 2-pyrrolidone;
  • anionic polymerization;
  • aliphatic polyamides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanism of the Anionic Polymerization of Lactams

  • Initiators for the Anionic Polymerization of Lactams

  • Activators for Anionic Polymerization of Lactams

  • Nonactivated Polymerization

  • Cyclic Oligomers of ε-Caprolactam

  • Block Copolymers of Lactams

  • Anionic Copolymerization of ε-Caprolactam with ω-Laurolactam

  • Copolymerization of Lactams with Lactones (ε-Caprolactone)

  • Powdered Polyamide

  • Nanocomposites

  • Anionic Polymerization of 2-Pyrrolidone

  • Summary and Prospects

  • Acknowledgments

  • References