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2015-03-12 23:03:53

Invites Industry Leaders to Innovate Under a ‘Global Collaboratory’ Banner Wilmington, Del.

2015-03-12 23:03:21

The Polyphthalamide market has been segmented into four categories based on the type, namely, unfilled, mineral filled, glass fiber filled and carbon filled.

2015-03-12 23:01:32

The North American market is estimated to register decent growth in coming years with the allied industries expected to stabilize the overall business need in the respective regions.

2015-03-12 12:24:05

DALLAS, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Wood Plastic Composite Industry, 2009-2019" and "Wood-Plastic

2015-03-11 20:22:41

LONDON, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical polymers market comprises resins and fibers, elastomers and biodegradable plastics that are used in various healthcare applications such as

2015-03-11 16:22:29

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Polyester Film (PET film) Industry, 2009-2019" and "Plastic Film to 2018" reports with 2018 and 2019 forecasts data and information

2015-03-10 16:23:43

LONDON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- High barrier materials can block the penetration of small molecular gas (such as O2, CO2, N2, water vapor), aroma and other organic solvent vapor prominently.

2015-03-10 12:23:01

TORONTO, March 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada Fibers Ltd. (Canada Fibers) announced today that it is commissioning a technologically advanced plastics recycling plant named Urban Polymers.

2015-03-10 12:22:50

PITTSBURGH, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When developing new products, time is money and production and design mistakes can be costly.

2015-03-09 12:24:36

New Lightweight, Handheld Instrument Provides Identification of Light and Black Plastics SHOREVIEW, Minn., March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TSI, the leader in


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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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