Free Radical Polymerization

A chemical reaction in which the presence of transient, highly reactive atoms or molecules (called free radicals) produces complex, high-molecular-weight molecules (polymers) from several simple, low-molecular-weight molecules. Free radical polymerization is responsible for drying certain types of printing inks. See Free Radical and Polymerization.

All text and images are licensed under a Creative Commons License
permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution. (See Copyrights for details.)

PrintWiki – the Free Encyclopedia of Print
About    Hosted by WhatTheyThink