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2014-11-21 16:21:53

BEIJING, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd.

2014-11-21 12:22:43

DALLAS, November 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Wood Plastic Composite Market by Type (Polyethylene, Polyvinylchloride, Propylene,

2014-11-20 23:04:03

Global Polyether Polyols Market driven by huge demand for polyurethane from construction and automotive industries

2014-11-19 20:21:39

New ROOT-BAN(TM) Adhesive Prevents Root Intrusion for Polyethylene, HDPE and Styrene Drain Pipes PHOENIX, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- T.

2014-11-19 12:22:48

SINGAPORE, November 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS, the leading provider of global market intelligence and expert on China's domestic petrochemicals industry, has launched

2014-11-15 23:00:52

The global PET resin market & PBT resin market is estimated to be $47.4 Billion by 2019, signifying a robust growth rate of about 7.3% from 2014 to 2019.[

2014-11-14 23:04:17

The Polyvinylidene fluoride market is estimated to be 64,311.7 metric tons by volume by 2019 signifying a firm annualized growth rate of over 6.7% from 2014 to 2019.

2014-11-14 16:22:22

DUBLIN, November 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lckgt3/global_and ) have announced the addition of the "Global

2014-11-14 16:22:16

DUBLIN, November 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lxd8tw/global) have announced the addition of the "Global Chlorinated


Latest plastics Reference Libraries

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2010-10-11 19:45:07

Nylon, a synthetic polymer, was first produced by Wallace Carothers in 1935. It is one of the most commonly used polymers. The thermoplastic, silky material was first used in a nylon-bristled toothbrush, then women's stockings. Nylon was made of repeating units linked by amide bonds and is frequently referred to as ppolyamide (PA). There are two common methods of making nylon for fiber applications. It was the first commercially successful synthetic polymer. It was originally intended...

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2010-10-07 15:41:25

Cellophane, made of regenerated cellulose, is a thin, transparent sheet with low permeability to air, oils, greases, and bacteria. In many countries it is a registered trademark of Innovia Films Ltd. Cellulose from most sources is dissolved in alkali and carbon disulfide to make a solution called viscose that is then extruded through a slit into a bath of dilute sulfuric acid and sodium sulfate which reconverts the viscose into cellulose. It is then passed through more baths to prevent it...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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