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Properties of fractionated and blended Polyhydroxyalkanoates

Gustafsson, Emma LU (2016) KTE720 20161
Centre for Analysis and Synthesis
Abstract
The purpose of this project was to gain knowledge of polyhydroxyalkanoates’ (PHAs’) ability to be fractionated and form miscible blends for different structures, by using the methods: solvent/non solvent fractionation and co-dissolving in 2-butanol.The outcome of the fractions and blends was evaluated with differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), size exclusion chromatography (SEC), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). The goal was to see if a specific structure of the original polymer was needed to obtain more narrow fractions or if a specific structure could facilitate the fractioning or miscibility.
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author
Gustafsson, Emma LU
supervisor
organization
course
KTE720 20161
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Polyhydroxyalkanoate, fractionation, compatibilizer, polymer technology, polymerteknologi
language
English
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8891774
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2016-09-30 09:28:33
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this project was to gain knowledge of polyhydroxyalkanoates’ (PHAs’) ability to be fractionated and form miscible blends for different structures, by using the methods: solvent/non solvent fractionation and co-dissolving in 2-butanol.The outcome of the fractions and blends was evaluated with differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), size exclusion chromatography (SEC), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). The goal was to see if a specific structure of the original polymer was needed to obtain more narrow fractions or if a specific structure could facilitate the fractioning or miscibility.},
  author       = {Gustafsson, Emma},
  keyword      = {Polyhydroxyalkanoate,fractionation,compatibilizer,polymer technology,polymerteknologi},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Properties of fractionated and blended Polyhydroxyalkanoates},
  year         = {2016},
}