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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All mixtures were composed of 20 wt% of glycerol triacetate in cellulose acetate as this is a typical composition for plasticizing cellulose acetate.
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The material properties of PP can be seen in Table 1 in comparison with other polymers, including cellulose acetate.
beta]-Galactosidase from Aspergillus oryzae, polymethylmethacrylate, cellulose acetate, glucose oxidase-peroxidase assay kit, and o-nitrophenyl [beta]-D-galactopyranoside (ONPG) was obtained from Sigma Chem.
This study was mainly carried out using resorbable bases such as cellulose acetate and alginate in order to see to what extent the drug release can be achieved and up to what period we can see such significant release.
The toxic chemicals absorbed by cigarettes' cellulose acetate filters and found in butts' remnant tobacco, are quickly leached from the butts by water.
Topics include the kinetic model of co-polymerization at linear chain termination, mechanisms of action and effectiveness of ester thiols as thermal stabilizers for polyvinyl chloride, recycling sugar-cane bagasse for producing cellulose acetate, the convection drying of textiles, theoretical approaches to transport properties in the drying of wood, energy criteria of photosynthesis, and using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to investigate rats after severe epileptic convulsions.
walleye populations by cellulose acetate gel electrophoresis.
2] include elution after cellulose acetate electrophoresis and microcolumn chromatography using DEAE cellulose (DE-52).
Many industries, especially the automotive industry, utilizes the comprehensive portfolio of cellulose acetate butyrate (CAB) grades to improve the aesthetics of the paint used on automobiles.