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2014-06-06 23:03:34

According to a new report from BCC Research,the U.S. high-performance (HP) films market is expected to grow to 1.9 billion pounds in volume by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5%. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, HIGH-PERFORMANCE FILMS: THE U.S. MARKET, the U.S. high-performance (HP) films market is expected to grow to 1.9 billion pounds in volume by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate...

2014-06-05 16:21:51

JOHANNESBURG, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the end of 2007, the South African Competition Commission ("the Commission") initiated an investigation into the country's polymers industry. The investigation included allegations of excessive pricing in the South African monomer and polymer industries. The Commission's complaint was referred to the Competition Tribunal ("the Tribunal") in 2010, contending that Sasol Chemical Industries Limited (currently Sasol Chemical Industries (Pty)...

2014-06-05 12:32:41

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Engineering Resins, Polymer Alloys and Blends: Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/metals/engineering_resins_polymer_alloys_blends_global_markets.html INTRODUCTIONSTUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe objective of this study is to provide a detailed analysis of engineering resins along with polymer alloys/blends. Usage of these resins will be segmented into a wide variety...

2014-06-04 23:03:37

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Caprolactam Market By Material Type (Engineering Plastics & Fibers), & By Application (Textile, Industrial, Carpet, Automotive, Film & Coating, Machinery, E&E, Consumer Goods, Appliances, Wire & Cable, & Others) – Global Trends & Forecast to 2019” to its store. Order a purchase copy @ http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=169494. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The report covers the caprolactam market on...

2014-06-04 12:23:02

Makrolon® RW polycarbonate grades provide high light reflection, minimal light loss, flame resistance, and molded-in color LAS VEGAS, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The business of lighting is changing rapidly. Because of its sustainability, LED lighting is gaining popularity in our living rooms and offices as well as the cars we drive. As lighting engineers and designers re-imagine energy-efficient lighting to meet this demand, they need cost-effective solutions and materials that offer...

2014-06-02 23:11:29

High-density polyurethane supplier to OEMs also highlighting its High-Temperature Tooling Board Series and testing capabilities Tacoma, Washington (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 General Plastics Manufacturing Company will display its fire/smoke/toxicity (FST)-compliant polyurethane foam cores to North American materials engineers and designers at the SAMPE Seattle 2014 conference and exhibition. General Plastics will present its new LAST-A-FOAM® FST rigid polyurethane foam composite core...

2014-06-02 23:06:55

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Acrylic Acid Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View Full Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/acrylic-acid-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The global market for acrylic acid is expected to reach USD 22.78 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing adoption of super absorbent...

2014-06-02 12:23:31

A robust selection of light- and thermal-managing polycarbonate plastics, films and sheet materials from Bayer is complemented with technical and application expertise LAS VEGAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since our ancestors discovered fire, the ability to light a dark space has captured our imagination. Today, lighting of interior and exterior spaces can impact our ability to see clearly and function well. Plastics are used to improve the optical quality for many products that...

2014-05-31 23:04:25

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Injection Molded Plastics Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their database. View full report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/injection-molded-plastics-market. (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The global market for injection molded plastics is expected to reach USD 277.78 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing demand for plastic as...

2014-05-31 23:02:37

The caprolactam market volume is estimated to be 5,663.0 thousand tons by 2019, signifying a firm annualized growth rate of about 3.7% from 2014 to 2019. The Asia-Pacific region is the most important market that accounted for about 47.5% market share of the total global demand in 2012. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/caprolactam-market-108120798.html (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The report "Caprolactam Market by Material Type (Engineering Plastics & Fibers), by...


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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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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