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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...

2014-09-03 23:05:46

The Europe Toluene Diisocyanate Market report defines and segments the toluene diisocyanate market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-toluene-diisocyanate-tdi-8294597893.html (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Europe Toluene Diisocyanate Market report defines and segments the toluene diisocyanate market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the Europe Toluene Diisocyanate Market report, to get...

2014-09-02 20:20:58

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Plastics Compounding Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/148899/The-Plastics-Compounding-Market.html BACKGROUNDThis report is an update by a different author of one published in September 2009. The new researcher and writer is a Ph.D. chemical engineer who has written many BCC Research reports on plastics markets.The term "plastics" in this report refers to thermoplastic organic...

2014-09-02 08:21:59

Combines Best of High Performing Products, Services and Equipment Systems To Provide Added Value ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accella Performance Materials, Inc., a leading manufacturer of polyurethanes, plastisols and recycled rubber products, today announced the acquisition of Zeus Tyrefill Systems GmbH ("Zeus"), a leading manufacturer of tyre fill systems and flatproofing solutions for heavy duty industrial and "off the road" vehicles. Zeus will be a subsidiary of...

2014-09-01 23:02:05

Caprolactam market research report focuses on the basis of applications, end-user industries, and geography along with forecasting volume, value, & analyzing trends. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/caprolactam-market-108120798.html) (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The report "Caprolactam Market by Material Type (Engineering Plastics & Fibers), by Application (Textile, Industrial, Carpet, Automotive, Film & Coating, Machinery, E&E, Consumer Goods,...

2014-09-01 16:21:04

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global polyethylene industry is forecast to grow at 3.71% CAGR whereas the polypropylene market is set to grow at 8.85% CAGR for the period 2013-2018. Global Polypropylene Market 2014-2018 [http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/296525-global-polypropylene-market-2014-2018.html ] is a 113 pages research report while Global Polyethylene Market 2014-2018...

2014-09-01 12:21:47

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Rigid Transparent Plastics: Global Markets Outside North Americahttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1941931/Rigid-Transparent-Plastics-Global-Markets-Outside-North-America.html INTRODUCTIONThis chapter provides a general introduction for this report, describing the study goals and objectives, reasons for doing the study, intended audience, scope, methodology, information sources and analyst...

2014-08-30 23:02:09

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) Market for Polyvinyl Acetate, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate, Ethylene-Vinyl Alcohol and Other Applications - Global Industry...

2014-08-30 23:01:36

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Lightweight Materials Market by Type (Composites, Metals, Plastics), Application (Automotive, Aviation, Marine, Wind Energy) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 The global lightweight materials market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.5% from 2014 to 2019 and will reach a value of $133.1 billion. The lightweight materials market has been segmented by type into composites, metals, and...


Latest plastics Reference Libraries

0_bd82d11fd8b30fe64353a53039c42465
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...

68_9b2771b2e1bbf8c96fa92d50af1c4f36
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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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