homopolymer


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homopolymer

[‚hä·mō′päl·ə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
A polymer formed from a single monomer; an example is polyethylene, formed by polymerization of ethylene.
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For the zone drawing treatment, homopolymer and blend films were cut into strips 5 mm wide and 20 mm long and were processed using th equipment and procedure described in the next section.
Pastoobrazujushchego microsuspension- homopolymer PVC resin
in which x varies from 0 to 1 and is the fraction of the monomers of homopolymer A present in the copolymer.
Surprisingly, glass fibre filled copolymer grades have better mechanical properties than the corresponding homopolymer, because the slightly different chemical structure gives better coupling to the glass fibre.
Splittable/dividable multicomponent fibers can easily be made and split into nanofibers at the high production rates of simple homopolymer processes, and more traditional fibers such as sheath/core and homopolymer are also readily produced.
This is good for the processor because it results in a melting point for the copolymer that is about 10[degrees]C lower than that of the homopolymer.
Europe Polyethylene (PE): LDPE GP Film, Spot Price, FD NWE LLDPE Butene, Spot Price, FD NWE Polypropylene (PP): Homopolymer Raffia, Spot Price, FD NWE Homopolymer Injection, Spot Price, FD NWE
Cross relied on Celcon acetal copolymer (polyoxymethylene, POM) and Celanex thermoplastic polyester (PBT) over acetal homopolymer in four of the pen's most dynamic parts.
According to the company, adding 40% glass reinforcement to polypropylene homopolymer raises the heat distortion by 50%; adding the same amount of glass reinforcement to nylon 6 raises its heat distortion temperature by 16%.
Produced in monolayer homopolymer polypropylene, the 1/2 Gastronorm range can be hot filled and is suitable for use in the microwave.
Contract awarded for Homopolymer polypropylene films 1/8 "x32x48"; homopolymer polypropylene sheet 3/16 "x32" x48 "; polyethylene sheet natural 1/8" x32 "x48".