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plastic bag debate
2014-09-19 02:00:20

Campaigns against disposable plastic shopping bags and their environmental impact recently scored a major win. In August, California lawmakers passed the first statewide ban on the bags. But the plastic bag industry is not yielding without a fight.

2014-09-17 23:12:52

Washington based, Specialty Products, Incorporated (SPI) is extremely proud and honoured to be celebrating 40 years of business in the Specialty Coating Industry. Lakewood,

2014-09-16 16:30:33

LONDON, Sept.

2014-09-16 12:23:32

DALLAS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE MarketsandMarkets

2014-09-15 23:08:03

The global engineering plastics market, valued to be $53,580.7 million in 2013, is estimated to reach about $79,026.6 million in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 8.0% from 2013 to 2018.

2014-09-15 23:03:57

ReportsnReports.com adds “Biodegradable Plastics Market by Type (PLA, PHA, PBS, Starch Based Plastics, Regenerated Cellulose, PCL), by Application (Packaging, Fibers, Agriculture, Injection

2014-09-12 23:09:47

RTP Company has expanded its line of conductive compounds to include those specifically designed for extrusion processes and applications. Winona, MN (PRWEB)

2014-09-12 16:21:59

DUBLIN, Ireland, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k579bn/vinyl_acetate) has announced the addition of


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
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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