cellulose acetate


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cellulose acetate

nonflammable material made by acetylating cellulose: used in the manufacture of film, dopes, lacquers, and artificial fibres

cellulose acetate

[′sel·yə‚lōs ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
An acetic acid ester of cellulose; a tough, flexible, slow-burning, and long-lasting thermoplastic material used as the base for magnetic tape and movie film, in acetate rayon, as a plastic film in food packaging, in lacquers, and for molded receiver cabinets.

cellulose acetate

A material of the ester family derived by conversion of cellulose; used in the production of synthetic lacquers, coatings, plastics, and thermal insulation.
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These CV values are clearly better than previously published CV values for manually performed cellulose acetate electrophoresis (11,12) and CV values for cellulose acetate electrophoresis obtained in our laboratory.
Future Analysis for Cellulose Acetate by Application -
3 billion), Celanese AG is a leading global industrial chemicals company, with major market positions in acetic acid, vinyl acetate monomer, acetic anhydride, cellulose acetate and polyacetal resins.
Seller, Group Leader of Cellulose Ester Technology, Eastman Chemical Company, for the cellulose acetate samples and his valuable discussions during the course of this research work.
o] is the enthalpy of fusion of a perfect crystal of cellulose acetate, which according to Cerqueira et al.
The increase in smokers in these countries is benefitting the market, as acetic anhydride is used extensively for the production of cellulose acetate flake, the major raw material for producing cigarette filter tow.
Cellulose acetate plastics possess the unique potential to increase the application space of traditional bioplastics.
com)-- Global Cellulose Acetate Market is projected to exceed 1120 thousand metric tons by 2022.
Acetic anhydride is mainly used for the production of cellulose acetate flake, which is employed as feedstock for fibers in textiles or in cigarette filters by conversion into cellulose acetate tow.
Now, scientists developed antibacterial nanofibres of cellulose acetate loaded with silver that could be used in a new type of dressing to promote tissue repair.
Also said to be compatible with nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate, nylon, certain grades of polyvinyl alcohol, and other natural and synthetic film-forming materials.