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2014-04-29 12:26:03

DUBLIN, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6lwcm/global) have announced the addition of the "Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6lwcm/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Wood-plastic composites are materials, which hare made up of wood flour or fiber and plastic resins. These composites...

2014-04-29 12:25:39

DALLAS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "1,6-Hexanediol Market by Application (Polyurethanes, Coatings, Acrylates, Adhesives, Unsaturated Polyester Resins, Plasticizers, and Others) and By Geography (NA, Europe, Asia-Pacific, & ROW) - Trends and Forecasts to 2019", report analyzes the global 1,6-Hexanediol Market with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and trends in different regions. Browse more than 82 market data...

2014-04-29 12:25:14

City-Wide Recycling Initiatives Much Better Options, Says SPI WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association opposes the partial plastic bag ban unanimously approved by the Chicago City Council's Environmental Committee. The measure is scheduled to go before the full City Council Wednesday, April 30. "The proposal to ban plastic shopping bags in Chicago is an ill-conceived job killer that will become a costly burden to families across the...

2014-04-29 08:27:29

New Flexible Production Line at Existing Chesterfield, Va., Site to Produce Polymer for Packaging Film, Other Applications MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Resins and Chemicals announced today that it will expand production capacity at its Chesterfield, Va., facility to meet demand for high-grade nylon polymers for packaging film and other applications. The new production line will be able to produce both nylon 6 and copolymer nylon 6/6.6...

2014-04-29 08:25:02

HOUSTON and LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First-Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Diluted earnings per share of $1.72; $943 million income from continuing operations -- EBITDA of $1,668 million notwithstanding plant maintenance and weather-related cost increases -- Growth projects progressing with the start-up of a 200 million pounds per year polyethylene expansion, the commencement of the La Porte turnaround that will enable the third...

2014-04-28 12:22:13

DALLAS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Polyoxymethylene Market by Applications (Electrical & Electronics, Consumer, Industrial, Transportation, and Others) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the Polyoxymethylene Market with analysis and forecasting of the revenue and consumption. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors for the Polyoxymethylene Market with the analysis of trends, opportunities, burning issues,...

2014-04-28 08:26:31

DUBLIN, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n76kcs/agricultural) has announced the addition of the "Agricultural Films (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, EVA/EBA, Reclaims and Others) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n76kcs/agricultural ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 )...

2014-04-27 23:02:02

Erlab now offers acid resistant, non-corrosive polypropylene ductless fume hoods. These hoods are specially engineered for use with harsh corrosive acids. Rowley, MA and North Billerica, MA (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 Erlab, the experts in air filtration for the protection of laboratory personnel, and Plastic Concepts, manufacturer of custom plastic fume hoods, cabinets and casework, announce a strategic partnership in which Plastic Concepts integrates Erlab’s Flex TechnologyTM – the...

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,...


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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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