permanent-press resin

permanent-press resin

[′pər·mə·nənt ¦pres ′rez·ən]
(organic chemistry)
A thermosetting resin, based on chemicals such as formaldehyde and maleic anhydride, which is used to impart crease resistance to textiles and fibers. Also known as durable-press resin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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