User:Melissa Novy/Notebook/CHEM-581/Entry Base/2012/08/29

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PVOH Films

  • Prepared PVOH films in water.
    • 0.5 grams PVOH (MW 130,000) in 3 mL H2O
    • 1.0 grams PVOH (MW 130,000) in 5 mL H2O
  • Standard PVOH Film Protocol
  1. Combine in small beaker with stir bar.
  2. Heat on hot plate to 70-80°C until PVOH dissolves.
  3. Pour solution into Teflon dish and let sit to dry.
  • Notes
    • An additional 2-3 mL H2O was added to each solution to fully dissolve the PVOH.