The chemical formula for Acrylamide, often known as acrylic amide, is CH2=CHC(O)NH2. It is a white, odorless solid that is soluble in water and a number of organic solvents. Acrylamide %50 is aqueous solution of solid Acrylamide. From a chemistry standpoint, Acrylamide is a primary amide that has had its vinyl group replaced (CONH2). It is primarily manufactured industrially as a precursor to polyacrylamides, which are widely used as water-soluble thickeners and flocculation agents.
Acrylamide is primarily used to create the materials polyacrylamide and acrylamide copolymers. The production of paper, pigments, and plastics as well as the treatment of drinking water and wastewater, including sewage, all make use of polyacrylamide and acrylamide copolymers. They can also be found in various adhesives, caulking, and food packaging, among other consumer goods.
Advantages of liquid Acrylamide:
There are 4 main advantages of using aqueous solution of Acrylamide which are; cost advantages, improved purity, processability and safer working environment.