Optimization of the process to obtain glycidyl azide polymer


This paper describes the action and results achieved during the optimization of Glycidyl Azide Polymer (GAP) characterization and process. Under different conditions, three different kinds of catalysts, BF3, SnCl4.5H20 and SnCl4 were used to obtain polyepichlorohydrin and each sample was converted into GAP. Ali the samples were submittedfor characterization analysis by FT-IR and determination of molecular mass and hydroxyl value. Finally, results were compared and the best method to obtain GAP was determined.

Glycidyl azide polymer; Synthesis; Optimization; Characterization; GAP

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