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2014-12-17 23:06:53

According to a new report published by Grand View Research, the North America PU market is expected to be worth $14.46 Billion by 2020.

2014-12-17 23:00:13

Global and China PVC Conveyor Belt Industry 2014 Deep Research Report provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants.

2014-12-17 20:20:31

DALLAS, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Polyols Market by Product Type (Polyester, Polyether), by Applications (Rigid Foam, Flexible Foam, CASE), and by Region

2014-12-17 12:23:06

LONDON, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PMMA market is segmented into four major regions, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW).

2014-12-17 12:22:35

BURNABY, Canada, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research Announces New Publication Report on 'Saudi Arabia Masterbatch Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019'

2014-12-16 08:24:19

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarChem Polyurethane Systems, an Accella company, recently announced the addition of Tru-Motion SS, an IAAF certified running track product line.


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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