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2015-03-27 20:21:21

Global polypropylene catalysts market is estimated at $ 840 million in 2014 and projected to reach a market size of $1,123 billion in 2019 registering a CAGR of 5%-6% between the same periods - New

2015-03-27 12:24:21

DALLAS, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fluoropolymers Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2%, in terms of volume, over the next five years to reach 380.2 KT by

2015-03-26 23:12:55

Builders and remodelers installing architectural trim can save labor and get better results with an improved high-density PVC crosshead pediment profile from Versatex Building Products, LLC.

2015-03-26 23:09:41

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report on rigid transparent plastics that the North American transparent plastics

2015-03-26 04:21:08

DALLAS, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America epoxy resin market research provides an all-round picture, the current market demand and forecasts on the basis

2015-03-25 12:23:04

ORLANDO, Fla., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Among Bayer's contributions at ANTEC(®) 2015, Pierre

2015-03-24 16:22:49

DALLAS, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com announces 2015 Global MQ Resin Industry Deep Research Report of 148 pages covering 18 key companies.

2015-03-24 12:36:27

DALLAS, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Fluoropolymer Market by Type (PTFE, PVDF, FEP, and Fluoroelastomers), by Application (Automotive & Transportation,


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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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