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Table 1 Typical properties of the solvents used in this work [30]

From: Electrospinning of Grooved Polystyrene Fibers: Effect of Solvent Systems

Solvent Boiling point (°C) Vapor pressure (kPa, 20 °C) Viscosity (mPa s, 20 °C) Electrical conductivity (S cm−1, 25 °C) Dielectric constant Surface tension (mN/m)
DCM 39.75 46.5 0.425 4.30 × 10−11 9.10 28.12
ACE 56.12 24 0.316 5.8 × 10−08 20.70 23.7
THF 66 19.07 0.55 4.5 × 10−05 7.58 26.4
BuOH 117.7 0.73 2.95 9.12 × 10−9 17.1 24.6
DMF 153.0 0.36 0.802 (25 °C) 6.0 × 10−8 36.71 35.2
CYCo 155.65 0.5 2.2 5 × 10−8 18.3 34.50