P-Tu-Wil-6 Production of Butadiene Rubber with High cis-1, 4-configuration Using Co/Nd-based Ziegler/Natta Catalyst

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Willis (Galt House Hotel)
Chansuree Chatarsa1, Pattarapan Prasassarakich1, Napida Hinchiranan1 and Garry L. Rempel2, (1)Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, (2)University of Waterloo, Canada.
The BR high cis-1,4 configuration with a very low amount of vinyl-1,2 unit can be produced from polymerization of BD using Co/Nd mixed catalyst. To obtain high yield of BR, the mole ratio of Co/Nd between 0.3/0.7-0.4/0.6 was optimum.

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