ionomer

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ionomer

[ī′än·ə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
Polymer with covalent bonds between the elements of the chain, and ionic bonds between the chains.
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The new ionomers provide soft feel, high flexibility, good scratch resistance, versatile melt processability, and good compatibility with a wide range of materials.
The string of English search terms: 'Pit and Fissure Sealants'[Mesh] and 'Glass Ionomer Cements'[Mesh] and 'resin modified glass ionomer' and 'fissure sealant*' was used to search the Anglophone databases and the string of Portuguese search terms: 'selante' [palavras] and 'cimentos de ionomeros de vidro' [palavras] and 'CARIE' [Palavras]' was used to search the Lusophone databases.
Patent Application 20060167149, July 27, 2006) is described as a branched ionomer based on styrene monomer.
This is in agreement with the specific interactions between EVOH or PVOH and ionomers (4), (11), (58), previously observed.
The modified ionomers have improved heat resistance, so they can be used as the outer layer of a multilayer structure, and are stiffer than other materials with high OTR, such as EVA, EMA, and mLLDPE (especially at lower densities).
Nasdaq:SHLM) has expanded its popular Invision(TM) thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) product family to include polymer chemistries encompassing styrenics, ionomers, and other specialty resins, the company announced today.
Magnesidum, and Zinc were investigated to study if those Ionomers also work as an effective additive.
Ethylene ionomers have been widely used as industrial molding materials or packaging because of their unique properties, including excellent mechanical strength and clarity [1-3].
Cyclic fatigue of different glass ionomers and compomers.
Graft copolymers, ionomers and core-shell morphologies will be examined, including importance; graft copolymers (structure, chain statistics, molecular parameters, production and properties); ionomers; and core-shell morphologies.
and Victrex plc announced today that they have entered into an exclusive agreement to develop and manufacture ionomers (proton conductive polymers) for use in membranes for Ballard(R) fuel cells.
Ionomers were shown by Favis and colleagues to act as compatibilizers between polyamides and polyolefins [13-17].