Solubility of gases and liquids in molten polystyrene



Experimental solubility data have been obtained for sixteen organic solutes in molten polystyrene by a gas chromatographic procedure for temperatures from 408° to 503°K and pressures to 4 atm. The effects of diffusion and adsorption of the solute on the substrate were considered. The Henry's law constants resulting from this study and those obtained by other investigators were related to the reduced temperature. The effect of pressure on the Henry's law constants is also discussed, and a relationship is presented for the heat of solution.