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2014-09-23 12:24:26

DALLAS, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Propylene Glycol Market, By Source (petroleum and bio-based), Application (unsaturated

2014-09-23 12:24:02

DUBLIN, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9m4xxb/global) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-09-22 16:23:09

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xbslln/global_pvc_market) has announced the addition of the

2014-09-21 12:20:28

DALLAS, September 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SandlerResearch.org adds Global Masterbatch Market 2014-2018 research report spread across 65 pages to its online library of

plastic bag debate
2014-09-19 02:00:20

Campaigns against disposable plastic shopping bags and their environmental impact recently scored a major win. In August, California lawmakers passed the first statewide ban on the bags. But the plastic bag industry is not yielding without a fight.

2014-09-17 23:12:52

Washington based, Specialty Products, Incorporated (SPI) is extremely proud and honoured to be celebrating 40 years of business in the Specialty Coating Industry. Lakewood,

2014-09-16 16:30:33

LONDON, Sept.

2014-09-16 12:23:32

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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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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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