International Journal of Polymer Science / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Preparation of Higher Molecular Weight Poly (L-lactic Acid) by Chain Extension

Table 2

DSC data of the PLA prepolymer and the chain-extended PLA.

Run (×10−4 g/mol)Insoluble content (wt%) (°C) (°C)Δ (J/g) (%)

Prepolymer2.0059.0170.352.956.8
116.32.257.2161.139.642.5
212.13.057.2164.541.144.1
320.33.656.6163.539.442.3
69.64.455.5158.842.245.3
810.73.656.2163.543.847.1
912.53.855.8164.143.546.7
1012.64.156.2164.542.946.1

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