Poly(methyl methacrylate)

average Mw ~350,000 by GPC

PMMA, Poly(methacrylic acid methyl ester)
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Quality Level

autoignition temp.

580 °F

mol wt

average Mw ~350,000 by GPC

reduced viscosity

150-160 cm3/g(20 °C)(lit.)

acid number

<1 mg KOH/g

transition temp

Tg (DSC) 105 °C (midpoint)


alcohols and aliphatic hydrocarbons: insoluble
esters, ketones, aromatics and glycol ethers: soluble


1.17 g/mL at 25 °C



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General description

The thermal degradation behaviour of PMMA ( avg Mol. wt. ~350,000 g mol-1)was investigated in inert atmosphere, four weight loss steps were observed.


Pigment-wetting binder for coatings.
PMMA (avg. Mol wt. ~350,000 g mol-1) containing Fe2O3 and TiO2 fillers have possible uses as flame retardants.


25, 500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Features and Benefits

Contributes hardness, weather resistance, light fastness and resistance to chemicals.


11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Influence of TiO2 and Fe2O3 fillers on the thermal properties of poly (methyl methacrylate)(PMMA).
Laachachi A.,et al.
Material Matters, 59(1), 36-39 (2005)
Thermal degradation of poly (methyl methacrylate)(PMMA): modelling of DTG and TG curves.
Ferriol M., et al.
Polymer Degradation and Stability, 79(2), 271-281 (2003)
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