Polystyrene

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Polystyrene
Repeatin unit o PS polymer chain
Polystyrene baw-an-stick model
Names
IUPAC name
Poly(1-phenylethene)
Ither names
Thermocol
Identifiers
Abbreviations PS
ChemSpider
  • none
ECHA InfoCard 100.105.519
Properties
(C8H8)n
Density 0.96–1.04 g/cm3
Meltin pynt ~ 240 °C (464 °F; 513 K)[3] (decomposes at lower temperature)
Thermal conductivity 0.033 W/(m·K) (foam, ρ 0.05 g/cm3)[1]
Refractive index (nD) 1.6; dielectric constant 2.6 (1 kHz – 1 GHz)[2]
Relatit compoonds
Relatit compoonds
Styrene (monomer)
Except whaur itherwise notit, data are gien for materials in thair staundart state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Polystyrene (PS) is a seenthetic aromatic polymer made frae the monomer styrene.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Haynes, p. 12-214
  2. Haynes, p. 13-17
  3. Wunsch, J.R. (2000). Polystyrene – Synthesis, Production and Applications. iSmithers Rapra Publishing. p. 15. ISBN 978-1-85957-191-0. Retrieved 25 July 2012.