GATE (TF) Textile 2023 Question Paper Solution | GATE/2023/TF/38

Question 38 (Textile Technology & Fibre Science)

Consider the following statements regarding Nylon6 production from caprolactam using water as a catalyst.

P. The first reaction involving ring-opening of caprolactam with water is an endothermic reaction.
Q. Increase in water concentration during the polycondensation results in a higher molecular weight polymer.
R. The polycondensation is an irreversible reaction.
S. Increase in temperature during the polycondensation results in a lower molecular weight polymer.

(A)P and Q
(B)Q and R
(C)R and S
(D)S and P
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