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2014-11-05 23:02:50

North American Polytetrafluoroethylene market to reach $489.7 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 4.6% from 2013 to 2018, driven by huge investments in innovation and technology

2014-11-04 23:04:01

European Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) market to reach $603.8 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2013 to 2018, driven by massive investments from end-user industries of PTFE

2014-11-04 20:21:48

DUBLIN, November 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dk8mkw/micro_market) has announced the addition of the "Micro

2014-11-03 16:28:25

No Immediate Effect on Listing -- FFHL Has 180 Days to Regain Compliance BEIJING, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd.

2014-10-30 23:08:54

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Polyols Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database.

2014-10-29 23:02:52

Topical research study “Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” elaborated by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd is now available at mcgroup.co.uk


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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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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