Table 2: Thermal properties of PA1–8.

PolymerIL catalysis polycondensation Conventional polycondensation [1]
a b (°C) cChar yield (°C)Char yield

PA 49732361509338
PA 45831062
PA 51132156
PA 52131753
PA 49831242
PA 56532487511311
PA 48833250
PA 57834568

Temperature at which 10% weight loss was recorded by TGA at a heating rate of 10°C/min under nitrogen atmosphere. bGlass transition temperature recorded by DSC at a heating rate of 10°C/min under nitrogen atmosphere. cPercentage weight of material left after TGA analysis at maximum temperature 600°C under nitrogen atmosphere.