Water-Absorbing Polymers Having Supramolecular Hollow Molecules, Method For Producing Them And Use Of The Same
Patent #: 6,911,572
Inventor(s): Christoph Bruhn, Edgar Herrmann, Jörg Issberner, Dagmar Kersten, Richard Mertens and Georg Werner
Company: Stockhausen GmbH & Co. KG
An absorbent polymer has been granted a patent. The article is based on optionally partially neutralized, monoethylenically unsaturated monomers bearing acid groups. The surface of the polymer has been subjected to secondary crosslinking subsequent to polymerizing, wherein the polymer has cyclodextrins and/or cyclodextrin derivatives bound covalently and/or ionically thereto and/or incorporated therein.
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