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cellulose acetate

nonflammable material made by acetylating cellulose: used in the manufacture of film, dopes, lacquers, and artificial fibres
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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.
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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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Organic reagents, dimethylformamide (DMF), cellulose acetate (CA), sodium dodecyl sulfate, phenol (Ph), and NaOH were obtained from Aldrich (Sigma-Aldrich, MO; ACS grade).
In this study, we used four processing tools to prepare plasticized cellulose acetate: "Mini-extruder," "Mixer," "Kneader," and "Extruder" that are described in details below.
Park, "Electrospinning of ultrafine cellulose acetate fibers: studies of a new solvent system and deacetylation of ultrafine cellulose acetate fibers," Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, vol.
Cellulose diacetate (commonly referred to as cellulose acetate) flake and compounded pellets were obtained from Celanese Corporation.
The original description of Hb Austin used citrate agar gel electrophoresis, cellulose acetate electrophoresis, ion-exchange chromatography, and amino acid sequencing, whereas the present study used citrate agar gel electrophoresis, IEF, HPLC, and [beta]-globin gene sequencing.
The membranes which were used for immobilizing [beta]-galactosidase include polyvinyl chloride microspheres [10], nylon membranes [11], polyvinylidene fluoride membrane [12], and cellulose acetate membranes [13] for providing galacto-oligosaccharides while polyethersulfone membrane was utilized for immobilizing Kluyveromyces fragilis [beta]-galactosidase to hydrolyze whey lactose in dairy industries [14].
The tape is composed of a cellulose acetate sheet and an adhesive.
UV FOG is an EB/UV curable adhesive product that provides excellent adhesion to glass and to plastics such as polyester, PVC, cellulose acetate or nylon.
Cellulose acetate phthalate is a polymer used in the manufacturing of an enteric coating film or as agglutinant for tablets and capsules in which approximately one half of the hydroxyl groups is acetylated and approximately one fourth is esterified by one of the two acid groups (PODCZECK; JONES, 2004; ROWE et al., 2003).