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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...

2014-04-21 23:05:14

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View Complete Report http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/polymethyl-methacrylate-pmma-industry San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The global market for Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) is expected to reach USD 10.87 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View...

2014-04-20 12:20:43

DALLAS, April 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Deep Research Report on Global and China PETG Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the PETG industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus on history, developments, trends and competitive landscape of the market. A...

2014-04-17 20:21:00

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k2fqjb/polycarbonate) has announced the addition of the "Polycarbonate Resin Market by Applications (Automotive, Consumer, Electrical & Electronic, Medical, Optical Media, Packaging & Sheet & Film) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k2fqjb/polycarbonate ] report to their offering. <start_newscom>...

2014-04-17 16:23:29

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m6bwz7/global_acrylic) has announced the addition of the "Global Acrylic Acid and its Derivatives Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m6bwz7/global_acrylic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Acrylic Acid and its Derivatives market to grow at a CAGR...

2014-04-17 12:26:06

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lrtr6d/packaging_film) has announced the addition of the "Packaging Film Market By Application & Type (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, CPP, BOPP, Polyester, PVC, Polyamide, EVOH, Cellulose, PLA, PVDC, PVOH & Others) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lrtr6d/packaging_film ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-04-17 12:24:28

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Polypropylene Market For Packaging, Automotive, Consumer Products, Electrical & Electronics, Construction and Other End-User Industries - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -...

2014-04-17 00:20:46

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kvt5zx/polypropylene) has announced the addition of the "Polypropylene (PP): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kvt5zx/polypropylene ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Polypropylene 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely essential...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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