Poly (Ethylene Carbonate) – QPAC® 25

Poly (ethylene carbonate) is a solid polymer. It is an amorphous, clear, readily processible plastic with long term mechanical stability

Technical Name Poly (ethylene carbonate)

Chemical Formula (C3H4O3)n

Molecular Weight Available From approximately 50,000 to 200,000

Applications

  • Binder applications for metal, ceramics or glass powders
    • Pastes and inks
    • Used to make high purity technical parts
    • Coatings
  • Non binder applications for barrier film in plastic processing

Typical Physical Properties

Property Value
Density (g/cm3) 1.42
Refractive Index 1.470
Decomposition Temperature (°C) 220 (estimate)
Glass Transition Temperature (°C) 0-10
Heat of combustion (cal/gm) 3,753
Heat of formation (cal/mol) -88,726
Molar Mass of repeating unit 88.1
Solubility Upon request

 

Product Delivery Form It is available as a granulate, film or in solution form

Benefits

  • Upon decomposition, QPAC®25 leaves less than 10 ppm ash residue, resulting in excellent mechanical and/or electrical properties
  • Low temperature decomposition is excellent for thermal sensitive materials and is more efficient than other binders
  • QPAC®25 has excellent green strength and results in high density final parts with better part structure
  • Decomposition can occur in a wide range of atmospheres including oxygen, hydrogen, air, nitrogen, argon and vacuum

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