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2014-05-29 12:22:26

Latest solutions in Eco-Friendly Polyols Will Enhance and Upcycle Automotive, Construction and White Good Industries' Supply Chains CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emery Oleochemicals, a leading global provider of high performance and natural-based chemicals, is all set to revolutionize the polyurethane industry with its unique 'Renewable & Recycled' solutions. Presenting its latest Eco-Friendly Polyols (EP) solutions for the first time at the most coveted...

2014-05-28 23:08:46

Market size - $720.6 mn in 2013, market growth - CAGR of 5.7%, market trends – increasing market penetration in medical industry. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/copolyester-elastomers-copes-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The global market for copolyester elastomers (COPEs) is expected to reach USD 1,051.5 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand from automobile...

2014-05-28 08:23:14

HOUSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire German-based Vinnolit Holdings GmbH and its subsidiary companies from Advent International, a private equity firm. Vinnolit is an integrated global leader in specialty polyvinyl chloride ("PVC") resins. The acquisition price of EUR490 million will be financed using existing Westlake cash and credit facilities. The transaction is...

2014-05-27 23:05:04

PU Coating Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.4% and is expected to generate global revenue of $18,669.0 million by 2018. Asia-Pacific is currently the largest consumer of PU coating - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polyurethane-coatings-market-108831606.html. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The report, “PU Coating Market by Type (Solvent-borne, Water-borne, High Solids, Powder), End Industry (Automotive & Transportation, Wood & Furniture, Industrial, Textile, Construction,...

2014-05-27 12:24:05

BURNABY, British Columbia, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growth in Packaging Industry and Development of New Packaging Methods Driving Global Masterbatch Market Masterbatches are concentrated mixture of pigments or additives, solid or liquid, used for coloring or imparting desired properties to polymers. Broadly, masterbatches can be categorized into four distinct types- black, white, color and additives. Major end user industries for masterbatches include packaging,...

2014-05-27 12:24:03

ORLANDO, Fla., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The LED lighting market is continuing to grow with energy-efficient LED technology poised to become a mainstay in residential and commercial lighting. A challenge the industry must overcome is the high price of LED lighting, especially for incandescent replacements, which remains a barrier for mass adoption. Complicated assembly, made more difficult by the conventional materials available, is a significant contributor to this higher cost. To...

2014-05-27 12:23:50

European plant provides materials to Troy, Ohio production site PLYMOUTH, Mich., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) is continuing to build its global fluid power leadership through significant investments at its Schwalmstadt, Germany material production site. The Schwalmstadt facility produces the company's new polyurethane and other materials that are used at Freudenberg-NOK plants, including the Troy, Ohio location. Over the...

2014-05-26 23:02:05

Market Size - $14.62 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 6.6%, Market Trends – Growing use of super absorbent polymers. View Full Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/acrylic-acid-market (PRWEB) May 26, 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 polymers in emerging economies such as India, China and Brazil is expected to be a...

2014-05-26 12:20:20

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Energy Sector Composites Market Forecast 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/plastics/energy_sector_composites_market_forecast_2014_2024.htmlFuture Company Prospects in Wind Power, Oil & Gas, Fuel Cells & High Pressure Vessels Report DetailsComposites used in the energy sector - discover trends and segments with the highest revenue potentialWhat does the future hold for...

2014-05-24 23:01:02

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Synthetic and Bio-Based Biodegradable Plastics Market: Global Analysis, Size, Applications, Share, Growth and Forecast 2011 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/synthetic-and-bio-based-biodegradable-plastics-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 The global synthetic and bio-based biodegradable plastics market is driven by growing demand for eco-friendly...


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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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.