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Methacrylate

Chemical Formula:

Synonyms

PMMA,
Octylacrylamide/Acrylates/Butylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copolymer,
Plexiglas

Description

Methacrylates and acrylates are a large group of polymers that together form acrylic plastics used in many common products.

Uses

Acrylics are used in floor polish, hair sprays, latex paints, glues, and plastic items and packaging.


methyl methacrylate: InChI=1/C5H8O2/c1-4(2)5(6)7-3/h1H2,2-3H3


vinyl chloride: InChI=1/C2H3Cl/c1-2-3/h2H,1H2


vinyl acetate: InChI=1/C4H6O2/c1-3-6-4(2)5/h3H,1H2,2H3


ethylene: InChI=1/C2H4/c1-2/h1-2H2


polymethyl methacrylate: InChI=1/C5H9O2/c1-4(2)5(6)7-3/h1-3H3


propylene: InChI=1/C3H6/c1-3-2/h3H,1H2,2H3


styrene: InChI=1/C9H12/c1-8(2)9-6-4-3-5-7-9/h3-8H,1-2H3


tetrafluoroethylene: InChI=1/C2F4/c3-1(4)2(5)6


By Simon Quellen Field


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