Polyglycolide
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Polyglycolide
 

NAMES AND IDENTIFIERS OF POLYMER

POLYMER CLASS Polyesters
COMMON NAMESPolyglycolide, Polyglycolic acid
STRUCTURE BASED NAME Poly[oxy(1-oxo-1,2-ethanediyl)]
ACRONYMS PGA
CAS # 26009-03-0
CurlySMILES O{-}CC{n+}(=O)
 

IDENTIFIERS OF MONOMER(S)

CAS # 502-97-6
COMMON NAMESGlycolide
SMILES O=C1OCC(=O)OC1
Std. InChI 1S/C4H4O4/c5-3-1-7-4(6)2-8-3/h1-2H2
Std. InChIKey RKDVKSZUMVYZHH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
STRUCTURE
Glycolide
 

Thermo-Physical Properties: Experimental / Literature Data

PROPERTYUNITVALUE / RANGEPREFERRED
Molar Volume VmmL mol-136.3 - 40.038.3
Density ρg mL-1 1.50 - 1.601.52
Solubility Parameter δMPa1/2
Molar Cohesive Energy EcohJ mol-1
Glass Transition Temperature TgK 308 - 318312
Molar Heat Capacity CpJ (mol K)-1112
Entanglement Molecular Weight Meg mol-1
Index of Refraction nnone1.47 - 1.561.51
 

Thermo-Physical Properties: Calculated Data

PROPERTYUNITVALUE / RANGEPREFERRED
Molecular Weight of Repeat unitg mol-1 58.04
Van-der-Waals Volume VvWmL mol-1 25.36
Molar Volume VmmL mol-134.7 - 39.336.8
Density ρg mL-1 1.48 - 1.671.58
Solubility Parameter δMPa1/2 22.6 - 23.923.5
Molar Cohesive Energy EcohJ mol-1 17600 - 2240020300
Glass Transition Temperature TgK 314
Molar Heat Capacity CpJ (mol K)-195 - 10297
Entanglement Molecular Weight Meg mol-12800 - 43003400
Index of Refraction nnone1.47 - 1.501.50
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