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2014-08-16 23:01:36

The North America 1-Hexene Market report estimates the size of the 1-Hexene market in terms of volume and value.

2014-08-15 23:01:23

Polypropylene foams market is expected to reach the volume of 314.3 kilo tons by 2018 signifying a firm annualized growth rate of over 8.4%.

2014-08-14 23:02:54

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Engineering Plastics Market by Type (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, Fluor polymer, Polyamide, Polycarbonate, Polyoxymethylene, Thermoplastic Polyesters, and

2014-08-14 23:00:23

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Polysulfone Resin Industry” report to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August

2014-08-13 12:22:43

DALLAS, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new report "Engineering Plastics Market by Type (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, Fluor polymer, Polyamide, Polycarbonate,

2014-08-13 04:21:07

Growing global demand for polypropylene in long-term will outstrip increased U.S. propylene supply after shale oil LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.

2014-08-11 23:05:48

Market Size - $915 mn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 6.3%, Market Trends - Steady demand for polyurea coatings.


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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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