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2015-01-14 23:08:01

GIA launches comprehensive analysis of industry segments, trends, growth drivers, market share, market size and demand forecasts on the global Masterbatch market.

2015-01-14 23:01:12

Abundant and cheap natural gas from Shale Gas Fracking is transforming the Polyolefins Industry in the USA and creating new opportunities and new investments.

2015-01-14 08:22:27

SAN FRANCISCO, January 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New Market Research Reports Titled 'Global Polyurethanes Market Analysis, Size and Segment Forecasts to 2020' has Been Added

2015-01-13 23:01:33

Topical research study “Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene Copolymer (ABS): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” elaborated by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd is now available

2015-01-12 23:05:00

The PMMA market size in terms of value is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% to reach $7.4 billion by 2019.

2015-01-12 16:22:07

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2015-01-12 04:20:15

- Unique Fabricating, Emery Oleochemicals, FXI and Line-X showcase environmentally friendly polyurethane solutions DETROIT, Jan.

2015-01-09 23:01:51

Polyolefins are generally produced from oil or natural gas by polymerizing monomers of ethylene in the presence of catalyst.

2015-01-09 23:00:50

In-demand market research report “Terephthalic Acid (TPA): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd is now available at mcgroup.co.uk.


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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