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Development of a Catalyst for the Commercialization of N-phenylmaleimide for Strengthening the Heat Resistance of ABS Resins

ABS 수지의 내열성 강화를 위한 화합물인 N-phenylmaleimide의 상업화를 위한 촉매 개발

  • Received : 2017.08.14
  • Accepted : 2017.09.15
  • Published : 2017.12.10

Abstract

A catalyst for promoting the commercialization of N-phenylamleimide (PMI), a compound used to strengthen the heat resistance of ABS resins and also completely imported, was developed. N-phenylmaleamic acid (PMA) was first quantitatively obtained through the reaction of maleic anhydride and aniline. A catalyst was then investigated for obtaining PMI. Zinc acetate/$Et_3N$, composite catalyst, showed better performance than a single acid catalyst. By using the developed composite catalyst, PMI could be synthesized with the yield and purity of 90% and 99.3%, respectively without any further purification processes.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 중소기업청

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