Graft copolymerization of vinyl monomers onto cellulosic cannabis indica fibers

Ashvinder Kumar Rana, Amar Singh Singha, Manju Kumari Thakur, Vijay Kumar Thakur

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Abstract

Grafting efficiency, grafting proportion, and grafting frequency determine water absorbability [1,2], cation exchange property [3], dyeability with the basic dyes, and the degree of compatibility of lignocellulose natural fibers with a polymer matrix [4]. The products can be used as superabsorbents, ion exchange composites, or a reinforcement depending upon the type of monomers (hydrophobic/hydrophilic) graft copolymerized.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCellulose-Based Graft Copolymers
Subtitle of host publicationStructure and Chemistry
PublisherCRC Press
Chapter8
Pages145-164
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781482242485
ISBN (Print)9781482242461
DOIs
Publication statusPrint publication - 2015
Externally publishedYes

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