By Jan W. Gooch
This reference includes greater than 7,500 polymeric fabric phrases, together with the names of chemical compounds, tactics, formulae, and analytical equipment which are used usually within the polymer and engineering fields. In view of the evolving partnership among actual and lifestyles sciences, this identify comprises an appendix of biochemical and microbiological phrases (thus providing formerly unpublished fabric, unique from all competitors.) each one succinct access bargains a generally available definition in addition to cross-references to comparable phrases. the place acceptable to reinforce readability additional, the volume's definitions can also supply equations, chemical buildings, and different figures.
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It appears on the market in red and yellow forms, both of which are soluble in industrial alcohol, and are used in spirit varnishes. The resin is also described as ‘‘Black Boy Gum’’, ‘‘Botany Bay Resin,’’ ‘‘grass tree gum,’’ ‘‘gum acaroid,’’ ‘‘acaroid resin,’’ ‘‘red gum,’’ and ‘‘yacca’’ or ‘‘yacka’’ gum. Langenheim JH (2003) Plant resins: chemistry, evolution ecology and ethnobotany. Acetal resin Timber Press, Portland, OR. Whistler JN, BeMiller JN (eds) (1992) Industrial gums: polysaccharides and their derivatives.
See ABS resin and nitrile barrier resin. Acrylonitrile‐chlorinated PE‐styrene n. A terpolymer of three monomers by the same names. Acrylonitrile‐styrene copolymer n. Any of a group of copolymers that have the transparency of polystyrene, but with improved resistance to solvents and stress cracking. ACS n. Abbreviation for the American Chemical Society, headquartered at 1155 16th St, NW, Washington, DC 20036. The Society’s polymer chemistry division holds national meetings and publishes several journals.
CH3COOC3H4 (COOCH2CH¼CH2)3. A cross‐linking agent for polyesters and a polymerizable monomer. Easily polymerized with peroxide catalysts, it forms a clean, hard thermosetting resin. Acetyl triethyl citrate n. CH3COOC3H4 (COOC2H5)3. , polyvinyl acetate. It has been FDA‐approved for food‐contact use. Wypych G (ed) (2003) Plasticizer’s data base. Noyes Publication, New York. Acetyl tri‐2‐ethylhexyl citrate n. CH3COOC3H4(COOC8H17)3. A plasticizer for vinyls, with limited compatibility for cellulose nitrate and ethyl cellulose.
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers by Jan W. Gooch