In order to establish the sustainable chemical recycling process of poly(L-lactic acid), a high molecular weight poly(L-lactic acid) was transformed into the corresponding lactate oligomers having a molecular weight of few hundreds by using environmentally benign solid acids, such as montmorillonite K10. The oligomer was repolymerized by the conventional chemical catalysts forming a high molecular weight poly(L-lactic acid). It was also confirmed that the repolymerized product showed the same Tm as that obtained by the polymerization of the authentic L-lactic acid. This chemical recycling process was applicable to poly[(L-lactic acid)/( ε -caprolactone)] copolymer.
|出版ステータス||Published - 2005 12月 1|
|イベント||54th SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules - Yamagata, Japan|
継続期間: 2005 9月 20 → 2005 9月 22
|Other||54th SPSJ Symposium on Macromolecules|
|Period||05/9/20 → 05/9/22|
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