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2015-04-22 23:11:58

Inspired by the growing popularity of polyester across textiles & nonwoven, CMT is hosting Polyester Innovations 2015 in Istanbul on 9-10 June with the key objective of exploring the changing

2015-04-22 12:25:57

LONDON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Foam blowing agents are additives used in the manufacture of foam that impart the characteristic foam-like structure.

2015-04-22 12:25:07

BURNABY, Canada, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing packaging industry and increasing demand for automobile & electronic components market driving PET & PBT

2015-04-21 23:04:50

The 1,4 Butanediol Market report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market.

2015-04-21 23:04:22

4th SCAPET (South/Central Americas, Andean & Caribbean PET Markets, Applications & Recycling) conference travels to Bogota, Colombia on 2-4 June, 2015 for a complete review of South &

2015-04-20 23:02:29

New research studies the global antimicrobial plastic market is projected to reach around $3.6 billion by 2020 and register a CAGR of 10% between 2015 and 2020 in terms of value – Available

2015-04-17 23:04:23

The acrylic acid industry is segmented by its derivatives, types, applications, and region. Surface coatings consume the major share of acrylic esters produced globally.

2015-04-17 12:29:06

DALLAS, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Agricultural Films Market by Type (LLDPE, LDPE, HDPE, EVA, Reclaim), Applications (Greenhouse, Silage and Mulch) and

2015-04-16 23:08:54

Unmanned Systems Fibre Reinforced Polymer Market , by platform, is broadly classified into three segments, namely UAV, UUV, and UGV.


Latest plastics Reference Libraries

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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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