PROCESS FOR PRODUCING TELECHELIC BRANCHED AND STAR THERMOPLASTIC RESINS
Original Publication Date: 1995-Oct-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
Xerox Disclosure Journal
Disclosed is a free radical polymerization process for the preparation of telechelic branched and star thermoplastic resins, comprising: heating a mixture of a multifunctional nitroxide compound and at least one polymerizable monomer compound to form the thermoplastic resin; cooling the mixture; optionally isolating the thermoplastic resin; wherein the multifunctional nitroxide compound is formed from a stable free radical agent and a compound having one or more halide functional groups.