acrylic acid

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acrylic acid

An easily polymerized, colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, used as a monomer for acrylate resins.

acrylic acid

(Elements & Compounds) a colourless corrosive pungent liquid, miscible with water, used in the manufacture of acrylic resins. Formula: CH2:CHCOOH. Systematic name: propenoic acid

acryl′ic ac′id

a colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, used esp. in the synthesis of acrylic resins.

a·cryl·ic acid

A colorless, corrosive liquid, C3H4O2, that readily forms polymers. It is used to make plastics, paints, synthetic rubbers, and textiles.
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Noun1.acrylic acid - an unsaturated liquid carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of acrylic resinsacrylic acid - an unsaturated liquid carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of acrylic resins
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
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In August 2012, BASF, Cargill and Novozymes announced their joint agreement to develop a process for the conversion of renewable raw materials into bio-based acrylic acid. In July 2013, the partners successfully demonstrated the production of 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP), one possible precursor to acrylic acid, at pilot scale.
Arkema has finalind the creation of Sunke, a joint venture with Jurong Chemical, in which Arkema has a majority interest, and which consists in particular of two acrylic acid production lines each amounting to 160,000 ton/year located on theTaixing site in China.
With respect to its new acrylic acid process, Novomer recently received a $5 million DOE grant, as part of the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, for scale-up of its catalytic technology that involves the reaction of shale gas-based EO and CO.
24 January 2014 - French chemicals group Arkema SA (EPA:AKE) intends to make additional acquisitions to strengthen its high-performance materials activities, CEO Thierry Le Henaff told newspaper Les Echos, a day after unveiling a planned investment in a Chinese acrylic acid plant.