How can Buna-S be classified under condensation polymer ? It does not involve any elimination, no ?

Asked by SHEETHAL S J | 7th Dec, 2012, 02:40: PM

Expert Answer:

It is a condensation polymer, as no by-products are formed in the reaction. Formation of Buna-S is addition polymerization.
In Buna-S, Bu stands for butadiene and, Na for sodium and S for styrene. It is vulcanised with sulfur.

Answered by  | 8th Dec, 2012, 09:17: AM

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