Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18429
Title: Inhibition of Homogeneous Formation of Magnesium Hydroxide by Low Molar Mass Poly(Acrylic Acid) with Different End-Groups
Contributor(s): Al-Hamzah, Ali (author); Smith, Erica  (author)orcid ; Fellows, Chris  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2015
Open Access: Yes
DOI: 10.1021/ie504869eOpen Access Link
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18429
Abstract: The homogeneous crystallization of magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)₂) was carried out at 97°C in the absence and presence of low molar mass (Mn ≤ 2000) poly(acrylic acid) (PAA) terminated with different end groups. A significant decrease in Mg(OH)₂ crystal growth was found in the presence of PAA, with relatively hydrophobic end-groups being most effective. The end-groups that were most effective were decyl isobutyrate which are more hydrophobic than the hexyl isobutyrate end-groups previously shown to be maximally effective in inhibiting calcium carbonate and calcium oxalate scaling.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 54(7), p. 2201-2207
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Place of Publication: United States of America
ISSN: 0888-5885
1520-5045
Field of Research (FOR): 030304 Physical Chemistry of Materials
030799 Theoretical and Computational Chemistry not elsewhere classified
030603 Colloid and Surface Chemistry
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 960912 Urban and Industrial Water Management
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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