Monday, August 27, 2012

Nomenclature and empirical formula of Nylon polymer

1. Write the equation involved in the above synthesis, its chemical name and industrial name.


Chemical name: Poly(hexamethylene sebacamide)

Industrial name: Nylon 6,10

2. Write the equations involved in the synthesis of Nylon-11 and Nylon 6,6.

Synthesis of Nylon 6,6



n[H2N-(CH2)10-COOH] à -[HN-(CH2)10-CO-]n-

Synthesis of Nylon 11


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