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2014-08-07 23:10:30

Flowerful Events, a full-service floral design and event production company, added Lucite (also known as Acrylic, Plexiglas or Acrylite) to their repertoire of materials used to fabricate high-end

2014-08-06 12:23:04

ALBANY, New York, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Dyestuff (Black Color) Market for Nylon Textile Fibers

2014-08-05 12:29:20

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2014-08-05 12:22:36

Global Phenolic Resin Market 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, Aug.

2014-08-03 23:00:30

1,6-Hexanediol market is projected to account for 186 kilotons of the market volume by 2019, signifying a robust growth rate of over 6.2% during the period of study.

2014-08-01 08:23:08

Plastics Help Keep Food Fresher While Reducing Packaging Waste WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-07-31 23:11:52

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Global Alpha Olefin Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their


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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
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.