A Bio Polymeric Adhesive Produced by Photo Cross-Linkable Technique
AbstractThe advantages of photo polymerization methods compared to thermal techniques are: rapid cure reactions, low energy demands, solvent free requirements and room temperature use. In order to form a macromer, polycaprolactone (PCL) was cross-linked via ultraviolet power with 2-isocyanatoethyl methacrylate. Different methods of characterization were carried out: estimation of swelling capacity, adhesive capacity (using aminated substrates), surface energy (by contact angle), and attenuated total reflectance Fourier transform infrared. In addition to these experiments, we carried out dynamical mechanical thermal analysis, thermogravimetry and thermorphology characterizations of PCL. Thus, it has been concluded that the prepared macromer could be transformed into membranes that were effective as a medical adhesive. The degree of cross linking has been estimated using two different techniques: swelling of the samples and photo cross linking of the samples with different periods of irradiation at relatively high UV-power (600 mW/cm2). View Full-Text
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Abdalla, S.; Al-Aama, N.; Al-Ghamdi, M.A. A Bio Polymeric Adhesive Produced by Photo Cross-Linkable Technique. Polymers 2016, 8, 292.
Abdalla S, Al-Aama N, Al-Ghamdi MA. A Bio Polymeric Adhesive Produced by Photo Cross-Linkable Technique. Polymers. 2016; 8(8):292.Chicago/Turabian Style
Abdalla, Soliman; Al-Aama, Nabil; Al-Ghamdi, Maryam A. 2016. "A Bio Polymeric Adhesive Produced by Photo Cross-Linkable Technique." Polymers 8, no. 8: 292.
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