International Journal of Polymer Science / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Cross-Linkable Epoxidized Maleinated Castor Oil: A Renewable Resin Alternative to Unsaturated Polyesters

Table 1

The comparative storage modulus values of different oil based polymer copolymers/networks.

MaterialsStorage modulus (GPa)Dynamic (°C)

X-EMACO1.08 (at 25°C)72
EACO-AA [16] 0.70 (at 25°C) 61
MESO-St [17] 0.1 (at 25°C)55
AESO-St [18]0.9 (at 30°C)60

EACO-AA: epoxidized acrylated castor oil copolymerized with 15 wt.% acrylic acid.
MESO: monomethyl maleic esters of epoxidized soybean oil copolymerized with 60 wt.% styrene.
AESO-St: acrylated epoxidized soybean oil copolymerized with 50 wt.% styrene.

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