Acrylamides are used in the form polyacrylamides or acrylamide-base-polymers. In paper industry, Polyacrylamides (acrylamide-base polymers) are used as paper strength, retention aids, drainage aids, flocculants, thickeners and coatings . While in water treatment, Polyacrylamides are used as treatment of potable water, municipal sewage, industrial waste water and processing solutions. Other major usage, in Oil recovery enhancement, Water with adequate mobility is injected into an oil reservoir to push out the oil in a matrix of sand or porous rock. Polyacrylamide functions as a mobility controller or water thickeners.

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May 11, 2018