Poly(caprolactone)
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Poly(caprolactone)
 

NAMES AND IDENTIFIERS OF POLYMER

POLYMER CLASS Polyesters
COMMON NAMESPoly(caprolactone), Poly(6-hexanolactone)
STRUCTURE BASED NAME Poly(1,7-oxepan-2-one), Poly(oxy-1-oxohexamethylene)
ACRONYMS PCL
CAS # 24980-41-4
CurlySMILES C{-}CCCCC(=O)O{n+}
 

IDENTIFIERS OF MONOMER(S)

CAS # 502-44-3
COMMON NAMESε-Caprolactone
SMILES O=C1CCCCCO1
Std. InChI 1S/C6H10O2/c7-6-4-2-1-3-5-8-6/h1-5H2
Std. InChIKey PAPBSGBWRJIAAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
STRUCTURE
 

Thermo-Physical Properties: Experimental / Literature Data

PROPERTYUNITVALUE / RANGEPREFERRED
Molar Volume VmmL mol-1 99.7 - 104.2102.3
Density ρg mL-1 1.10 - 1.151.12
Solubility Parameter δMPa1/2 19.1 - 19.319.2
Molar Cohesive Energy Ecoh J mol-1 37000 - 37700 37350
Glass Transition Temperature TgK 208 - 213 208
Molar Heat Capacity CpJ (mol K)-1207
Entanglement Molecular Weight Meg mol-1
Index of Refraction nnone 1.46
 

Thermo-Physical Properties: Calculated Data

PROPERTYUNITVALUE / RANGEPREFERRED
Molecular Weight of Repeat unitg mol-1 114.14
Van-der-Waals Volume VvWmL mol-1 66.48
Molar Volume VmmL mol-1100.2 - 102.4101.3
Density ρg mL-1 1.11 - 1.141.13
Solubility Parameter δMPa1/2 18.6 - 19.819.2
Molar Cohesive Energy EcohJ mol-1 34600 - 3990037500
Glass Transition Temperature TgK 189 - 221205
Molar Heat Capacity CpJ (mol K)-1202 - 223220
Entanglement Molecular Weight Meg mol-12200 - 26002400
Index of Refraction nnone1.47 - 1.491.48

  Last updated: April 14, 2016

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