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polybutylene

[¦päl·i′byüd·ə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
A polymer of one or more butylenes whose consistency ranges from a viscous liquid to a rubbery solid.
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Table 1 Prices of Polybutylene Pipe and Copper Pipe for Hot/Cold Water Systems and Prices for Coke and Pepsi Price per foot A.
Product Material Designation Polycaprolactone CAPA 680 (Solvay PCL Polyester amide BAK 1095 (Bayer) PEA Polybutylene succinate/adipate Bionolle 3000 (Showa) PBSA Polybutylene adipate co Easter Bio Copo 14766 PBAT Terephtalate (Eastman) Product Density [T.sub.glass]([degrees]C) Polycaprolactone 1.11 -60 Polyester amide 1.05 -30 Polybutylene succinate/adipate 1.23 -45 Polybutylene adipate co 1.21 -30 Terephtalate Product [T.sub.melting]([degrees]C) Polycaprolactone 60-62 Polyester amide 125 Polybutylene succinate/adipate 92-94 Polybutylene adipate co 110-115 Terephtalate Table 4.
Polybutylene pipe was a new type of plumbing product when it first came on the market in the 1970s.
Polybutylene plumbing systems were installed from 1979 through 1995 in more than 6 million homes.
"We are proud to have reached this landmark settlement and believe it provides meaningful relief to property owners around the country that have been victimized by defective polybutylene plumbing systems," says Michael Withey, president of Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation, which defends the Tennessee case plaintiffs.
However, polybutylene is best joined with a heat fusion device, which literally welds plastic fittings to the pipe.
Ottawa, Canada, April 08, 2015 --(PR.com)-- According to research conducted by North Vancouver lawyer Jim Poyne, “Polybutylene piping was installed in more than 700,000 houses across Canada … between 1976 and 1997.” Homeowners who believe their pipes may be made from polybutylene but haven't noticed any issues are encouraged to maintain the condition of their pipes.
Sipchem's exhibition stand in Fakuma was visited by hundreds of people interested in its latest products, low-density polyethylene (LDPE), ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA), and polybutylene terephthalate (PBT).
18 -- The LANXESS Gastonia facility produces the high-tech plastics Durethan (polyamide) and Pocan (polybutylene terephthalate).
The insert is either of the same material (Profibus cordsets) or polybutylene terephthalate (PBT).
Speedfit fittings are suitable for Copper, Pex and Polybutylene piping.
The contract was for licensing the company's polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) production process for use in a plant with a capacity of 60,000 tons per annum.