thermosetting


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thermosetting

(of a material, esp a synthetic plastic or resin) hardening permanently after one application of heat and pressure. Thermosetting plastics, such as phenol-formaldehyde, cannot be remoulded

thermosetting

Descriptive of a material such as synthetic resin which hardens when heated or cured, and does not soften when reheated.
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The goal of the paper is substantiation of the possibility of using dielectric spectroscopy for monitoring the state of the hull thermosetting composite electric insulating system of induction traction motors at the technological stage of manufacturing.
Thermosetting adhesive systems always bond better than PSA.
The sheet's relatively small shrinking rate upon the completion of the thermosetting process also contributes to enhanced reliability.
Borden Chemical Inc., Resolution Performance Products LLC and Resolution Specialty Materials LLC completed their combination to form Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc., the world's largest producer of thermosetting resins.
Thermosetting composites still have new fields to conquer in aerospace, automotive, and infrastructure.
The multi-wave test mode involves the application of multiple frequencies for faster testing and is useful for studying rapidly changing systems, such as thermosetting resins or the gelation of foodstuffs.
Specific inert aggregates blended into thermosetting resins such as epoxy or vinyl ester produce rigid materials with high compressive, flexural, and tensile strengths, after proper curing.
The flexible fabric consists of random, nickel-coated carbon fibers (laminated in a variety of thermoplastic, thermosetting elastomeric or composite materials) that provide almost instant edge-to-edge heat when powered from virtually any electric source.
A method of forming polymer door skins using a low viscosity, shelf stable homogeneous thermosetting reinforced polymer material.
Although considerable research has been carried out on the rheology and kinetics of thermosetting polymers (1-4), relatively little systematic research has been performed on the rheology of filled thermosetting systems during curing.
Adhesive/formaldehyde resin (thermosetting adhesive) industry is attracting less interest from new investors as evident from the approval given by Coordinating Board of Investment BKPM in 1995, which numbered only three new investors and three expansion projects.
Most existing composites involve thermosetting polymer resins that take on an unalterable shape once polymerized.