Superabsorbent Polymers: Science and Technology

Superabsorbent Polymers: Science and Technology


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Discusses the fundamental aspects of structure-property relationships in superabsorbent polymers, including network modeling and compressibility of ionic gels. Describes methods of preparation and specification of superabsorbents. Presents novel methods of preparation resulting in absorbent polymers with advanced properties. Examines emerging applications of superabsorbent polymers in the construction, agriculture, food, leisure, and communications industries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780841230392
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Publication date: 05/05/1994
Series: ACS Symposium Series , #573
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Formation and Structure of Cross-Linked Polyacrylates: Methods for Modeling Network Formation, A.B. Kinney and A.B. Scranton
Preparation Methods of Superabsorbent Polyacrylates, F.L. Buchholz
Dynamic Swelling of Ionic Networks: Application to Behavior of Dry Superabsorbents, N.A. Peppas and D. Hariharan
Mechanical Behavior of Swollen Networks, B. Erman
Ratio of Moduli of Polyelectrolyte Gels in Water With and Without Salt, Y. Li, C. Li, and Z. Hu
Rate-Limiting Steps for Solvent Sorption and Desorption by Microporous Stimuli-Sensitive Absorbent Gels, B.G. Kabra and S. H. Gehrke
Trends in the Development of Superabsorbent Polymers for Diapers, F. Masuda
Characterization of a New Superabsorbent Polymer Generation, H. Nagorski
Preparation and Application of High-Performance Superabsorbent Polymers, T. Shimomura and T. Namba
Water-Blocking, Optical-Fiber Cable System Employing Water-Absorbent Materials, K. Hogari and F. Ashiya

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