Figure 1. The FTIR spectrum of polyethylene (PE). The characteristic PE absorbance bands are located at 2914 cm-1, 2847 cm-1, 1470 cm-1 (blue shaded peak), and 718cm-1. The underline absorbance bands are used to identify & quantify the presence of PE

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Quantitative Analysis of Copolymers and Blends of Polyvinyl Acetate (PVAc) Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) and Elemental Analysis (EA)

Ronald P. D’Amelia, Samantha Gentile, William F. Nirode, Ling Huang

World Journal of Chemical Education. 2016, 4(2), 25-31 doi:10.12691/wjce-4-2-1