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Preparation of Biodegradable Poly(2-ethylhexylacrylate) as Oil Sorbers
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Preparation of Biodegradable Poly(2-ethylhexylacrylate) as Oil Sorbers
Yoo, Su-Yong; Lee, Dong-Hwan; Kam, Sang-Kyu; Lee, Min-Gyu;
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The biodegradable oil absorption resin was prepared by the suspension polymerization of the modified starch and 2-ethylhexyl acrylate (2-EHA). The highest oil-absorption capacity of B-PEHA prepared showed at the condition of the modified starch content of 10 g and ethyleneglycol dimethacrylate (EGDMA) of 0.133 wt%. Its maximum oil absorption capacity per g of oil absorber was chloroform 30.88 g, toluene 19.75 g, xylene 18.78 g, tetrahydofuran (THF) 15.96 g, octane 11.43 g, hexane 9.5 g diesel oil 12.80 g, and kerosene 13.79 g, respectively. The biodegradation of poly-2-ethylhexylacrylate (B-PEHA) determined by enzymatic hydrolysis showed approximately 17~20%. The results showed that the preparation of the biodegradable oil absorption resin is available using the modified starch.
Oil sorber;Biodegradable;Poly(2-ethylhexylacrylate);Oil absorption;Modified starch;Oil absorption rate;
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