Surface Coating / Alfa Chemistry

Polystyrene, average Mw ~280000 by GPC

Cat.No ACM9003536-64

Basic Information Description Application Features And Benefits
CAS 9003-53-6
Catalog Number ACM9003536-64
Synonyms PS
Molecular Weight average Mw ~280,000 by GPC
Molecular Formula [CH2CH(C6H5)]n
InChI 1S/C8H8/c1-2-8-6-4-3-5-7-8/h2-7H,1H2
Density 1.047 g/mL at 25 °C
Form beads or pellets
MDL Number MFCD00084450
PubChem ID 24850997
Quality Level 100
Refractive Index n20/D 1.5916
Storage Temperature 2-8°C
Description Polystyrene is a colorless and transparent thermoplastic, among which expanded polystyrene is commonly known as Styrofoam
Application Polystyrene is often used to make foamed plastic products, and can be copolymerized with other rubber-type polymer materials to form products with various mechanical properties. In the field of building materials, expanded polystyrene is widely used as a sound insulation and heat insulation material for hollow floors.
Features And Benefits It is easily corroded by strong acid and alkali, and can be dissolved by various organic solvents, such as acetone and ethyl acetate. Not resistant to grease, easy to change color when exposed to UV light.

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