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2014-10-28 08:22:17

Demand from Asia-Pacific is the key growth engine for the market MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global engineering plastics market is on a strong growth path.

2014-10-28 04:20:45

Technical superiority, sheer breadth of product line and manufacturing best practices put company ahead of competition LONDON, Oct.

2014-10-28 00:21:42

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2014-10-27 23:02:14

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) Industry” report to its store. Dallas,

2014-10-27 08:35:02

Opportunities for FRP Pipe in North America 2013-2018 IRVING, Texas, Oct.

2014-10-25 23:01:31

Adipic Acid Market report focuses the global market on the basis of applications (Polyurethane, Adipic Esters, Polyamide 66 & Others), end-user industries, and geography.

2014-10-24 23:03:24

Biodegradable Plastics Market is focused on the basis of Type, Applications and by Region.

2014-10-24 16:23:06

DUBLIN, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2grclk/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global


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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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