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2014-04-25 12:22:47

DALLAS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Market by Type (VLEVA, LEVA, MEVA, HEVA), Application (Film, Extrusion, Non-Extrusion, Injection Molding, Coating, Wire & Cable), End-Uses (Shoes & Foams, Packaging, Photovoltaic Panels) by Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Market with an analysis and forecasting of its global volume and value. Browse more than 88 market...

2014-04-25 08:22:32

DUBLIN, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6nqnk6/polypropylene) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Polypropylene Foams Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6nqnk6/polypropylene ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report covers the important global polypropylene foams markets,...

2014-04-24 20:21:32

Nearly 15,000 students kick off Go H2O! Challenge, including poster contest to promote recycling LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today nearly 15,000 students from the LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program began the 2014 Go H(2)O! Challenge. Created through a partnership between the plastics industries of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and LA's BEST, the program will educate students about the importance of drinking water for healthy living and the earth-friendly...

2014-04-24 12:24:14

DALLAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Phenolic Resin Market by Type (Resol and Novolac) and by Application (Wood Adhesive, Molding, Laminates, Insulation, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", defines and segments the global Phenolic Resins Market with an analysis and forecast for types, and applications by volume as well as value. Browse more than 99 market data tables with 111 figures spread through 207 slides and in-depth TOC on "Phenolic...

2014-04-23 16:23:15

DUBLIN, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2tv8jz/blowing_agents) has announced the addition of the "Blowing Agents Market by Type, Foam Type & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2tv8jz/blowing_agents ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Global blowing agents consumption is likely to grow by 5.8%...

2014-04-23 12:23:52

LONDON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019 http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/plastics/polymethyl_methacrylate_pmma_global_industry_analysis_size_share_growth_trends_forecast_2013_2019.html Growing demand from key end-use applications such as signs and displays, electronics and automotive industries is expected to...

2014-04-23 12:23:29

DALLAS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Caprolactam Market By Material Type (Engineering Plastics & Fibers), & By Application (Textile, Industrial, Carpet, Automotive, Film & Coating, Machinery, E&E, Consumer Goods, Appliances, Wire & Cable, & Others) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", report analyzes the Caprolactam Market with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and trends in different regions. Browse more than 89 market...

2014-04-22 16:30:24

Company's Southeast Technical Service Manager Certified by the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) as Instructor and Field Examiner PHOENIX, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Spray foam and roofing equipment and supplies provider, Intech Equipment & Supply, (www.intechequipment.com) announced Dennis Alter has earned professional certification from the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA). An independent trade association, SPFA is the collective voice, as well as the...

2014-04-22 16:23:03

Plastic PET bottle recycling increases 53 percent over 10 years NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) pellets are now selling at higher prices than new PET produced from scratch at refineries. As of April 15, 2014, bulk virgin PET was selling at 72 cents per pound while recycled PET pellets were fetching as much as 77 cents per pound, according to PetroChem Wire, a chemical industry news and price reporting service that also publishes...

2014-04-22 16:22:47

DUBLIN, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7vxgxn/dimethyl) has announced the addition of the "Dimethyl Terephthalate (DMT): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7vxgxn/dimethyl ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Dimethyl Terephthalate (DMT) 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an...


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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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