Monitoring of oil-based polyurethane synthesis by FTIR-ATR

Madra H. , TANTEKIN-ERSOLMAZ S. B. , Güner F. S.

POLYMER TESTING, vol.28, no.7, pp.773-779, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.polymertesting.2009.05.013
  • Title of Journal : POLYMER TESTING
  • Page Numbers: pp.773-779


Oil-based polyurethane were synthesized from triglyceride oil-based hydroxyl containing material and toluene diisocyanate or hexamethylene diisocyanate for wound dressing applications. The reactions were carried out with or without catalyst at 90 degrees C. The amount of free isocyanate during the reaction was determined by a FTIR-ATR method, and the results were compared with those from a back-titration method. The data obtained were used for determination of kinetic parameters. (C) 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.