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PTFE2200_Experiment3FTIR

PTFE2200_Experiment3FTIR - Name Jordan R Bush Section...

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Name: Jordan R. Bush Section: 3:00-4:30 Date of Experiment Performed: 01/31/06 Date of Report Prepared: 02/06/06 Experiment 3: FTIR Abstract: In this experiment two polymers underwent FTIR testing: polystyrene and polyvinyl methyl ether. Two different tables of data were given and it had to be determined which polymer went with which table. After analyzing the spectra, it was determined that polymer A was polyvinyl methyl ether and polymer B was polystyrene. Description of Materials and Equipment: Bio-rad FTIR 7000S Spectrometer Polyvinyl methyl ether Polystyrene Experimental Procedures: 1 1. The polymer was made into a film to be analyzed by the infrared spectrometer. 2. Place sample into infrared spectrometer. 3. Close lid while the sample chamber is purged of Carbon Dioxide. 4. Press “SCAN” button on computer.
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Results and Discussion: -0.2 -0.1 0 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 900 1400 1900 2400 2900 3400 3900 Wavenumber Frequency PolymerA Wavelength: Identification: 1083 Ether C-O stretch 1381 -C-H Bending 1462 CH 2 Bending 2819 2931 C-H Stretch Using the data from the IR spectroscopy, it is determined that polymer A is polyvinyl methyl ether.
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