Copolymerization of alkyl methacrylates with triallyl cyanurate. Determination of monomer reactivity ratios



The free-radical copolymerization of propyl, pentyl, hexyl, heptyl, octyl, and dodecyl methacrylates with triallyl cyanurate was investigated. The reactivity ratios were determined using the methods of Fineman-Ross and Kelen-Tüdös. The Alfrey-Price Q and e values for the methacrylates were also evaluated. The effect of the length of alkyl group in methacrylates on reactivity ratios is discussed.