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2014-12-10 08:24:39

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2014-12-10 08:20:24

DALLAS, December 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The research report, "Natural Fiber Composites Market by Applications (Automotive, Building and Construction, Electrical and Electronics

2014-12-09 23:00:44

The market has grown considerably during the past few years and is expected to grow at a more rapid pace in the coming years.

2014-12-09 12:23:59

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North America is the third-largest region in the global amino resins market with a share of approximately 10% of the

2014-12-09 12:22:21

Partnership to focus on accelerating development, extending performance range and optimizing service WIXOM, Mich., Dec.

2014-12-09 04:20:48

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe is the second leading geographic market for Urea Formaldehyde (UF) Resin market with a share of almost 37% in

2014-12-08 23:06:29

Global Adipic Acid Market 2015-2019 is a new industry research report that profiles key players like BASF, Solvay SA, Radici Partecipazioni, Ascend Performance Materials, Shandong Haili Chemical

2014-12-05 16:21:20

DUBLIN, December 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dkmslv/wood_plastic) has announced the addition of the "Wood

2014-12-04 23:06:30

The Vinyl Institute's annual top safety and environmental awards recognize companies in the vinyl (polyvinyl chloride or PVC) industry for improving worker safety and protecting the environment


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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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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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