polyvinyl methyl ether
polyvinyl methyl ether[¦päl·i′vīn·əl ′meth·əl ′ē·thər]
(‒CH2CHOCH3‒)x A colorless, tacky liquid, soluble in organic solvents, except aliphatic hydrocarbons, and in water below 32°C; used for pressure-sensitive adhesives, as a heat sensitizer for rubber latex, and as a pigment binder in inks and textile finishing. Abbreviated PVM.
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