Adhesion Promoting Monomers
Functional groups known to increase adhesion of polymers to surfaces include phosphate and carboxylic acids (metal adhesion) and silyl ethers (glass/silaceous adhesion) which hydrolyze to give reactive Si-OH bonds. While these monomers are well studied examples, many monomers having functional groups such as acids, amines and hydroxyls can also impart polymer adhesion to various substrates. Please refer to other tables for a more expansive listing of these monomers. Also see Amine Monomer section.
  1. Bis(2-methacryloxyethyl) phosphate

    Crosslinking monomer. Adhesion promoter through free phosphoric acid group.

  2. Vinyltriethoxysilane
    Catalog Number 04537
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    For introducing sites into polymers which adhere to silaceous surfaces. Moisture sensitive.

  3. N-vinyl acetamide (NVA)
    N-vinyl acetamide (NVA)
    Catalog Number 24806

    Polymers produced from NVA offer a balance of hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties and find applications ranging from adhesives and thickeners to formulating aids to binders for inorganics.

    Specific Gravity: 1.05 @ 20°C

    This product is available both in convenient protective foil packages for laboratory scale and in bulk quantities for larger projects. Call for custom quotations on large orders.

  4. Diallyl Maleate
    Diallyl Maleate
    Catalog Number 02156

    Diallyl Maleate contains two allyl carboxylic esters which enables use in adhesives and resins. Purity ≥ 97.0%

  5. 3-Sulfopropyldimethyl-3-methacrylamidopropylammonium, inner salt

    Polar water-soluble monomer. Zwitterionic detergent and crosslinker.

    (Dimethyl[3-methacrylamidopropyl]-3-sulfopropylammonium, inner salt)

  6. N-methyl-N-vinyl acetamide
    N-methyl-N-vinyl acetamide
    Catalog Number 22065

    Specialty monomer with affinity for water and solvents. Water white liquid has both hydrophobic and hydrophilic character, and is known to undergo polymerization reactions in water or in hydrocarbon solvents with traditional free radical catalysts. Versatility to react with co-monomers such as acrylamide, vinyl acetate and methyl methacrylate allows a wide range of polymeric compositions to be made.

    Available in convenient protective foil packages for laboratory scale, and in bulk quantities for larger projects. Call for custom quotations on large orders.

  7. Phosphoric acid 2-hydroxyethyl acrylate ester

    Water-soluble phosphoric acid ester monomer. Contains Bis(2-Acryloxyethyl) Phosphate.

  8. 4-Methacryloxyethyl trimellitic anhydride

    Reactive monomer, especially in dental applications. Used as adhesion promoter.

  9. 2-(methacryloxy)ethyl phosphate

    Contains 700-1000 ppm monomethyl ether hydroquinone and approximately 25% of diester.

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