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2014-10-15 12:24:19

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2014-10-14 23:06:42

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for wood-plastic composites (WPCs), cellulosic plastics, plastic lumber and natural fiber composites is expected to reach 5.6 million

2014-10-14 16:22:29

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Use this report to:- Receive an overview of the U.S.

2014-10-14 16:22:17

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report covers the bioplastics industry which is one of the fastest growing sectors since the past decade.

2014-10-10 23:01:03

Ethylene Oxide and Ethylene Glycol Market Report focuses on the basis of applications, raw materials and geography.

2014-10-10 12:21:09

BURNABY, Canada, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High Investments in Petrochemical Sector, Easy Availability of Raw Material and Significant Growth Across Major End User

2014-10-10 12:20:21

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail and bus passengers are looking for the fastest, safest and most comfortable way from Point A to Point B.

2014-10-10 08:21:57

DALLAS, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest reports on Polypropylene pipe market and Plastic Pipe industry for Global & China regions


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'.