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Table 1 Solubility parameters of different polymers we use to link theory to actual polymers of interest

From: Rational design of polymer-based absorbents: application to the fermentation inhibitor furfural

Polymers ( δ= (cal/cm 3 ) 0.5
Poly(tetrafluoroethylene) 6.50
Poly(dimethylsiloxane) 7.30
Poly(butadiene) 7.57
Poly(ethylene) 8.00
Poly(propylene) 8.20
Poly(n-butyl methacrylate) 8.70
Poly(ethyl methacrylate) 9.04
Poly(n-butyl acrylate) 9.04
Poly(chloroprene) 9.04
Poly(styrene) 9.13
Poly(phenyloxide) 9.15
Poly(methyl methacrylate) 9.30
Acrylic 9.40
Poly(vinyl chloride) 9.50
Poly(vinyl acetate) 9.80
Poly(methyl acrylate) 10.02
Poly(ethylene terephthalate) 10.10
Bisphenol A epoxy resin 10.70
Cellulose acetate 11.70
Nylon 6,6 13.70
Poly(ethylene oxide) 14.70
  1. Data in table extracted from [21].