Tag Archives | Plastics

A-STAGE

Process in thermoset plastic industrial laminates production, where raw materials reinforce substrates and resin binders.

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AKULON

Nylon used for mouldings and fibers.

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ALDEHYDE RESINS

Any resin produced by condensation of aliphatic aldehydes using alkali solutions or via interaction of aldehydes with other substances.

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ALUMINA TRIHYDRATE

a fire retardant added to plastics.

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AMINOPLASTIC RESIN

This forms as a result of the reaction of urea, melamine or allied compounds such as cyanamide polymers and formaldehyde methanal.

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ARALDITE

A trade name for different types of epoxy, acrylic, and polyurethane adhesives.

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ARAMID FIBRES

A man-made solid fibre composed of linear macromolecules (aramid oligomers) produced by spinning of liquid chemical blend.

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B-STAGE

A partially cured state of a thermosetting polymer, creating softer consistency upon heating, and resistance to solubility in some organic solvents.

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BAG MOULDING

Technique applied in the production of the moulded parts by using the atmospheric pressure and flexible membrane.

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CASTING RESINS

Term which is applied to liquid resins that can be introduced and polymerized in situ by a catalyst in a molded shape. Typically refers to polymethyl methacrylate, epoxy, polyurethane resins, and polyester.

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