addition polymer


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addition polymer

A polymer formed from two or more monomers or substances in an addition reaction to form a single chemical.
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Imperial Chemical Industries has obtained a patent for a pigmented, aqueous coating comprised of an aqueous dispersion of non-crosslinkable addition oligomer of weight average molecular weight of 5000 to 15000 Daltons and calculated Fox Tg greater than 0[degrees] C and less than 50[degrees] C, an aqueous dispersion of addition polymer of weight average molecular weight greater than 53,000 Daltons, calculated Fox Tg greater than 10[degrees] C and less than 40[degrees] C and mean particle diameter of less than 150 nanometers and the ratio is from 0.
has obtained a patent for a method comprised of providing an oxirane-functional vinyl addition polymer having an oxirane functionality of 0.
Addition polymers form high-molecular-weight chains rapidly, and tend to be higher in molecular weight than condensation polymers.