organophilic


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or·ga·no·phil·ic

(ōr'gă-nō-fil'ik),
Pertaining to organophilicity.

organophilic

adjective
(1) Organotropic, see there.  
(2) Referring to the attraction of microorganisms to organic molecules.
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Once the organic modifiers were successfully obtained, two organophilic clays, based on acidified BFTDA and APUA and labelled Bento-BTFDA and Bento-APUA respectively, were synthesized with an ion exchange process starling from pristine bentonite.
The hydroxyl functionality on the surface of the clay platelet was substituted by alkyl-titanate group from the titanate modifier making the surface organophilic.
Mulhaupt, "Thermal properties and flammability of acrylic nanocomposites based upon organophilic layered silicates," Polymer Bulletin, vol.
Hwang, JJ, Liu, HJ, "Influence of Organophilic Clay on the Morphology, Plasticizer-Maintaining Ability, Dimensional Stability, and Electrochemical Properties of Gel Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) Nanocomposite Electrolytes.
The more complete extraction of the soil humus showed that B is much more organophilic than is often supposed.
2001, Adsorption of sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate on organophilic bentonites.
Among specific topics are organophilic clay minerals, alkylammonium chains on layered clay mineral surfaces, the rheology of rubber-clay nanocomposites, vulcanization characteristics and the curing kinetic of rubber-organoclay nanocomposites, the permeability of rubber compositions containing clay, rubber-clay nanocomposites based on butyl and halobutyl rubbers, and automotive and non-automotive applications.
Hydrophilic and organophilic rheological additives for a wide range of industrial applications including paints, coatings, greases, plastics, inks, adhesives, caulks and sealants, and personal- and household-care products.
The previously reported results indicated that the improved coupling efficiency/polymer-filler interaction shown by the mercaptoorganometallic plus the increase in the organophilic nature of the A-400G silica provided the appropriate combination of covalent linkages, as well as physical interaction with the non-polar or low polar hydrocarbon polymers to provide improved abrasion resistance.
Adsorption of zearalenone by organophilic montmorillonite clay.
Andini S, Cioffi R, Montagnaro F, Pisciotta E Santoro L (2006) Simultaneous adsorption of chlorophenol and heavy metal ions on organophilic bentonite.
To render clay miscible with hydrophobic polymers, one must first modify it by exchanging the alkali counterions with cationic-organic surfactants, such as alkylammonium compounds, to form organophilic clay.