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2014-09-09 08:22:51

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CMT), a leading North American compounder of custom sheet molding compound (SMC) and molder of fiberglass reinforced plastics, today announced the availability of two new ultra-low density SMC formulations. The systems expand Core's industry-leading offerings of ultra-low density SMC materials and molded composite products. Core's new, ultra-low density Mirilite(TM) SMC has a nominal density of...

2014-09-08 20:21:08

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Polypropylene Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2355571/Global-Polypropylene-Market-2014-2018.html About PolypropylenePolypropylene is the single largest consumed polymer resin in the world. It is one of the most versatile plastics made from polyolefin. It is produced by the polymerization of propylene. There are three main grades of polypropylene produced:...

2014-09-08 12:21:58

DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Polypropylene Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Polypropylene is the single largest consumed polymer resin in the world. It is one of the most versatile plastics made from polyolefin. It is produced by the polymerization of propylene. There are three main grades of polypropylene produced: homopolymer, co-polymer, and impact...

2014-09-08 12:21:48

DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Polyethylene Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Polyethylene, also known as polythene, is the most commonly used plastic. It is chemically synthesized from ethylene. Polyethylene is used in various products, such as packaging products, pond liners, pipes, molds, wires, cables, general purpose tubes, drums, carrier bags, and...

2014-09-06 23:01:14

Green Polyols Market & Bio Polyols Market report aims to estimate the global market for 2013 and to project the expected demand of the same in 2018. This report also focuses on major market drivers, opportunities, winning imperatives, restraints, challenges, and key issues in the market.(http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/green-and-bio-polyols-market-1175.html) (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 The report, "Green Polyol Market & Bio Polyol Market by Type, Application,...

2014-09-06 23:01:02

DuraBloc™ provides best-in-class barrier performance allowing all plastic fuel tank manufacturing technologies to surpass the most stringent emissions regulations. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Inhance Technologies, the leader in barrier and surface modification technologies for plastics, today announces the launch of its newest innovation: the DuraBloc Process™ for plastic fuel components, including fuel tanks and portable fuel storage vessels. The DuraBloc Process™...

2014-09-06 04:20:08

DALLAS, September 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global CPVC Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Microcrystalline Cellulose Industry" reports to its research database. 2014 Market Research Report on Global CPVC Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on China and Global CPVC market. The report introduces CPVC basic information, definition, classification, application, and...

2014-09-04 16:22:34

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Masterbatch Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2133080/Global-Masterbatch-Market-Forecast-and-Opportunities-2019.html Masterbatches find widespread use in various industries such as packaging, building and construction, automotive, appliances and consumer goods. Growth in masterbatch market is directly related to the amount of polymer...

Clothes Made Of Polyester Smell Worse Than Cotton After Exercise
2014-09-04 03:03:12

American Society for Microbiology Polyester clothes smell worse than cotton, following intensive exercise by their wearers, because bacteria that cause odor grow better on polyester, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology. In the study, the investigators collected t-shirts from 26 healthy individuals following an intensive, hour-long bicycle spinning session, and incubated the shirts for 28 hours before having them inspected...

2014-09-03 23:08:31

Latest Report Global Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020 now available at GrandViewResearch.com. View Full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/Polytetrafluoroethylene-Industry San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Global PTFE sales were estimated at USD 3,465.0 million in 2012, and are expected to reach USD 6,440.0 million by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2013 to 2020, according to new...


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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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