cellulose diacetate

cellulose diacetate

[′sel·yə‚lōs dī′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
The ester formed by esterification of two hydroxyl groups of a cellulose molecule with acetic acid.
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Cellulose diacetate (commonly referred to as cellulose acetate) flake and compounded pellets were obtained from Celanese Corporation.
UK-based cellulose diacetate film manufacturer, Clarifoil, offers packaging solutions for the food industry and claims its biodegradable film enhances food packaging.
Clarifoil states cellulose diacetate film has these characteristics, giving it a clear edge over PLA and PET films.
The biodegradable cellulose diacetate film has a relatively high tensile strength compared to its tear strength, and offers a combination of destructability and convertibility.
Maintaining that these processes are responsible for the existence of life on this planet, these scientists examine the stabilization and modifications heterochain polymers such as polycaproamide, cellulose diacetate and polyethylene terphithalate.
Comparison of biocompatibility of hemophane, cellulose diacetate and acrilonitile membranes in hemodialysis.
Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced that it has entered into a joint venture with Mazzucchelli 1849 SPA for the manufacture of compounded cellulose diacetate in Shenzhen, China.
The three chapters address the stabilization and modification of cellulose diacetate, polycaproamide, and polyethylenerephthalate.