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a chemical compound used in plastics and resins
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(ˈæk rəˌleɪt, -lɪt)

a salt or ester of an acrylic acid.
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Noun1.acrylate - a salt or ester of propenoic acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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In the present study, the first goal was to obtain a series of new polymeric microspheres in one step via batch emulsion polymerization of styrene with several acrylates such as hexyl acrylate, ethylhexyl acrylate, isooctyl acrylate, butyl acrylate, or isobutyl acrylate as comonomers.
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The polymer contains a silane crossllnker added to acrylates, forming alkylslloxyl groups in the acrylate copolymers.
The ultrasonic degradation of polymers such as polystyrene (11), polyethyleneoxide (20), polyvinyl acetate (9), (21), (23), polyvinyl alcohol (24), polybutadine (25), polypropylene (25), (26), poly (vinyl-pyrrolidone) (27), (28), poly (acrylates) (29), dextran (30), poly (methyl methacrylate) (31), low density polyethylene (32), poly (alkyl methacrylate) (33), poly (alkyl acrylate) (34) and hydrogels (35), (36).
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The olefinically unsaturated monomer corresponds to one or more monomers selected from at least one olefinically unsaturated monomer selected from the group consisting of: a) mono- and di-esters of crotonic acid, cinnamic acid, fumaric acid, maleic acid, citraconic acid, and itaconic acid; b) carboxyfunctional monomers; c) N-vinyl caprolactam, vinyl phosphonates, N-vinyl formamides, N-vinyl acetamides, hydroxypropyl acrylates and methacrylates, monoacrylates and monomethacrylates of polyalkylene glycols, acrylates, methacrylates, acrylic acid and methacrylic acid amides containing amine groups; d) vinyl esters corresponding to general formula (I) CH2xCH--O--C(O)--R1, with R1=C11-21.