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2014-11-12 04:21:12

DUBLIN, November 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6z4kk9/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-11-12 04:21:06

DUBLIN, November 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kpw85d/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global

2014-11-11 16:22:57

Demilec launches Geolok and MaxGuard SLAM 250 product lines to combat common issues seen during pipeline construction and containment, making the processes easier, safer and more durable

2014-11-11 08:22:41

-Teleconference to be held on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 8:00 am EST- BEIJING, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd.

2014-11-10 20:23:23

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2014-11-10 16:25:34

Diverse Groups Unite for Litter Reduction and Education Campaign NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-08 23:01:22

Asia-Pacific Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) market to grow at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2013 to 2018, driven by huge investments from manufacturing companies in end-user industries

2014-11-06 23:07:20

Grand View Research.com has announced the addition of Global Polyurethanes (PU) Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020 Market Research report to their Database.


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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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.