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Structure/property relationship of model alkali-soluble rheology modifiers synthesised via the RAFT process
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Alkali-soluble rheology modifiers are commercially synthesised via conventional freeradical polymerisation processes. This results in the end product having certain limitations; there is poor control ...
Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of macromonomers used to prepare rheology modifiers for possible improvement of the pigmentation of decorative coatings
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: There is a decrease in viscosity when universal colorants are added to the latex coating system. Two different routes were taken to investigate this problem. The first was to investigate the thickening ...