Chap._500001 - Chapter 5 Chloro- and Fluoro-Polymers 5.1...

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Chapter 5 Chloro- and Fluoro-Polymers 5.1 Scope and Definitions yx x F F Cl Cl Cl Poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) Chlorinated PVC x x F F F F Cl Poly(vinyl chloride) Poly(tetrafluoroethylene (PVC) (PTFE) (Teflon) -(CH 2 -CH) - -(C C) - -(CH 2 -CH) -(CH 2 -C) - -(CH 2 C) - 5.2 Raw Materials Vinyl Chloride There are two principal industrial route for the preparation of vinyl chloride, namely from acetylene and from ethylene (a) acetylene route Cl C 2 H 2 + Ca(OH) 2 2 CaC 2 + H 2 O 3000 o C CaC 2 + CO 3 C + CaO Acetylene is manufactured from calcium carbide
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