The determination of solubility parameters of solvents and polymers by means of correlations with other physical quantities

D.M. Koenhen, C.A. Smolders

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Correlations of solvent solubility parameters with molar attraction constants and with properties like surface tension, dipole moment, and index of refraction have been explored. From relations found to be valid for solvents, it is possible to calculate the solubility parameters for polymers. A relation between the dispersion contribution to the surface energy of polymers (a measurable quantity) and the dispersion solubility parameter of polymers has been found which is similar to a relation established for low molecular weight substances.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)1163-1179
JournalJournal of applied polymer science
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1975


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