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Chloroprene vs Polychloroprene - What's the difference?

chloroprene | polychloroprene |

As nouns the difference between chloroprene and polychloroprene

is that chloroprene is the chlorinated derivative of butadiene 2-chloro-1,3-butadiene that is used (via polymerization) in the manufacture of synthetic rubber while polychloroprene is a polymer of chloroprene.

chloroprene

English

Noun

(wikipedia chloroprene) (-)
  • (organic compound) The chlorinated derivative of butadiene 2-chloro-1,3-butadiene that is used (via polymerization) in the manufacture of synthetic rubber.
  • polychloroprene

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) A polymer of chloroprene
  • Synonyms

    * neoprene