The use of gas chromatography to study solubility in polymeric systems

G. J. Price, J. E. Guillet

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Since the first use of GLC in 1969 to study the thermodynamics of polymer solutions, a wide range of properties has been investigated. A brief description of the method is presented and measurements of solubility, Henry's Law constants, activity coefficients and solubility parameters for a number of solvents in poly(dimethyl siloxane), polyisobutylene and ethylene-propylene rubber at 25°C are given to illustrate the method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)605-613
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Solution Chemistry
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 1987


  • activity coefficient
  • gas chromatography
  • Henry's constant
  • interaction parameter
  • poly isobutylene
  • polydimethyl siloxane
  • Polymer solution
  • solubility parameter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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