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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.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids



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)
S A Bini et al.
The bone & joint journal, 95-B(3), 367-370 (2013-03-02)
We evaluated the impact of pre-coating the tibial component with polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) on implant survival in a cohort of 16 548 primary NexGen total knee replacements (TKRs) in 14 113 patients. In 13 835 TKRs a pre-coated tray was used
Bo Chen et al.
Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 140(3), 203-209 (2009-05-26)
Water-soluble polymers for the delivery of chemotherapeutic drugs passively target solid tumors as a consequence of reduced renal clearance and the enhanced permeation and retention (EPR) effect. Elimination of the polymers in the kidney occurs due to filtration through biological
Distortions of iris and anterior lens capsule OCT images by ICRS.
Hosik Hwang et al.
Journal of refractive surgery (Thorofare, N.J. : 1995), 29(3), 155-156 (2013-03-01)


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