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Title: Hydrolysis of carboxylic lactones in alumina slurries
Authors: Yin, Y.
Binner, J.G.P.
Hey, M.J.
Mitchell, J.R.
Keywords: Suspensions
Coagulation
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: © Elsevier
Citation: YIN, Y. ... et al, 2006. Hydrolysis of carboxylic lactones in alumina slurries. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 26, pp. 1171–1177
Abstract: The hydrolysis of three carboxylic lactones, -butyrolactone, d-gulonic -lactone, and (±)- -hydroxy -butyrolactone, has been investigated in water and electrosterically stabilised alumina slurries. The effect of the acidification behaviour on the viscosity of the alumina slurries due to coagulation has also been studied. It has been found that the reaction temperature has a more significant influence than lactone concentration on the hydrolysis and acidification rate and hence on the time before the slurry becomes sufficiently rigid to be self-supporting.
Description: This is Restricted Access. This article was published in the journal, Journal of the European Ceramic Society [© Elsevier] and is available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09552219.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/2600
ISSN: 0955-2219
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