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acetal

[′as·ə‚tal]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CH(OC2H5)2 A colorless, flammable, volatile liquid used as a solvent and in manufacture of perfumes. Also known as 1,1-diethoxyethane.
Any one of a class of compounds formed by the addition of alcohols to aldehydes.
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"Forming with the HYTAC-C1R increased the minimum sidewall thickness by 28 percent compared to PEI and 20 percent compared to acetal. For thermoformers, part thickness is related to crush resistance."
By special request a brass end may be specified in place of the acetal resin (POM) standard.
In the case of acetal copolymer, gloss values of around 7 are considered "low"; values in the 12 range are more typical.
* Threaded-connection ACETAL valves, which can be used in most applications in which metal valves are used, are available in globe (stop), stop-and-waste, boiler drain, sill cock and sink faucet.
One manufacturer of computer printers even has molded Celcon acetal copolymer gears to AGMA Q10.
Celcon acetal MT grades resist strong disinfectants and other chemicals.
The reaction of the conjugate acid with PVOH produces the hemi-acetal in what is known to be the rate determining step for the production of poly(vinyl acetal) from PVOH.
Southampton, PA, March 10, 2011 --(PR.com)-- NewAge Industries now offers easy-to-use Newloc(R) push-to-connect fittings in acetal copolymer and in brass.
As well as preventing corrosion, switching to ABS and acetal made parts easier to machine.