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sol·vol·y·sis

(sol-vol'i-sis),
1. The reaction of a dissolved salt with the solvent to form an acid and a base; the (partial) reverse of neutralization. If the solvent is water, an amphiprotic solvent, solvolysis is called hydrolysis.
2. The reaction of the solvent with a solute, resulting in the scission of a bond and incorporation of the atoms of the solvent into the product.

solvolysis

(sŏl-vŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
A general term for reactions involving decomposition by hydrolysis, ammonolysis, and sulfolysis.
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It is well known that during a PUR glycolysis process, a solvolytic agent reacts with polyurethane bonds and mainly polyol component (used for the foam preparation) is recovered (Fig.
One-stage upgrading processes such as liquefaction via solvolysis, high-pressure liquefaction, catalytic hydroliquefaction, hydrotreating, steam/water liquefaction, ironcatalysed pressurized aqueous pyrolysis, thermochemical solvolytic processes at elevated temperature used to be mainly conducted in autoclave-type reactors.
Beside the different methods of recycling polymer, chemical recycling is mainly important and applied in the case of post consumer polycondensates, which are very susceptible to solvolytic chain cleavage.