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==Objective==
 
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Make PVOH hydrogels using isopropanol
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
  
==Data==
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* 4 hydrogels were prepared.  2 were made using PVOH MW = 22,000, while the other two were made using PVOH MW = 146,000 - 186,000.  For each molecular weight, one hydrogel was made with isopropanol alone, and one was made with isopropanol + glutaraldehyde.  The amounts of isopropanol used is the same as in previous trials.
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# Measure out 2 samples of 1 g PVOH (MW = 22,000) and 2 samples of 1 g PVOH (MW = 146,000 - 186,000)
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# Dissolve in 20 mL water (Dissolve on heat)
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# Once dissolved, 0.0174 mL isopropanol was added to each sample. The samples were allowed to stir for a few minutes.
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# 1 mL glutaraldehyde was added to the 2 hydrogels that are isopropanol + glut
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# The hydrogels were placed in the freezer for 24 hours
  
==Notes==
 
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==Data==
  
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* No data was collected today.
  
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==Notes==
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* After an hour or so, the PVOH still had not dissolved, so the samples were transferred into larger beakers and an additional 10 mL water was added (total volume = 30 mL)
  
  

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Objective

Make PVOH hydrogels using isopropanol

Description

  • 4 hydrogels were prepared. 2 were made using PVOH MW = 22,000, while the other two were made using PVOH MW = 146,000 - 186,000. For each molecular weight, one hydrogel was made with isopropanol alone, and one was made with isopropanol + glutaraldehyde. The amounts of isopropanol used is the same as in previous trials.
  1. Measure out 2 samples of 1 g PVOH (MW = 22,000) and 2 samples of 1 g PVOH (MW = 146,000 - 186,000)
  2. Dissolve in 20 mL water (Dissolve on heat)
  3. Once dissolved, 0.0174 mL isopropanol was added to each sample. The samples were allowed to stir for a few minutes.
  4. 1 mL glutaraldehyde was added to the 2 hydrogels that are isopropanol + glut
  5. The hydrogels were placed in the freezer for 24 hours


Data

  • No data was collected today.

Notes

  • After an hour or so, the PVOH still had not dissolved, so the samples were transferred into larger beakers and an additional 10 mL water was added (total volume = 30 mL)