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Hydrolyzed Polyacrylamide

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Created 02/04/2003

ESEM image, in HiVac mode, of agglomerated polyacrylamide (HPAM). This form of acrylamide can be applied to boat hulls to reduce drag in the water; similar drag-reducing polymers were also used in the Alaskan Oil Pipeline.


  • Seunghyun Baik , Department of Chemical Engineering
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