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2014-10-21 16:23:09

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/77sws3/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-10-21 08:37:31

SHANGHAI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiaxing Ming Yue Packaging Material Co., Ltd.

2014-10-20 23:04:46

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) shielding products is expected to grow to $6.6 billion

2014-10-20 12:24:48

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About VCMVCM is the basic building block in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), accounting for 96.76 percent of the total VCM demand.

2014-10-18 23:01:24

1,6-Hexanediol market report focuses on the basis of its applications such as (polyurethanes, coatings, acrylates, adhesives, unsaturated polyester resins, plasticizers, & others) and geography

2014-10-16 12:23:58

DALLAS, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new research report, "Micronized PTFE Market by Application (Inks, Thermoplastics, Coatings, Grease & Lubricants, Elastomers),

2014-10-15 23:02:39

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Market Research Report on Global and China PVC plastic Industry” and “2014 Market Research Report on Global and China PVC heat shrinkable tube Industry”


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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.