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cross-link

(krôs′lĭngk′, krŏs′-)
n.
A chemical bond formed between adjacent chains of a complex molecule such as a polymer.
v. cross-linked, cross-link·ing, cross-links
v.tr.
To join (adjacent chains of a complex molecule) with cross-links.
v.intr.
To form cross-links.

cross-link

or

cross-linkage

n
(Chemistry) a chemical bond, atom, or group of atoms that connects two adjacent chains of atoms in a large molecule such as a polymer or protein

cross-link

(n. ˈkrɔsˌlɪŋk, ˈkrɒs-; v. -ˈlɪŋk)

n.
1. a bond, atom, or group linking the chains of atoms in a polymer or other complex organic molecule.
v.t.
2. to attach by a cross-link.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cross-link - a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule
bond, chemical bond - an electrical force linking atoms
Verb1.cross-link - join by creating covalent bonds (of adjacent chains of a polymer or protein)
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
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The companys Ningbo site produces dicumyl peroxide (DCP), an organic peroxide used as a crosslinking agent in the manufacture of polymers.
Key statement: The present invention refers to developing and obtaining new composite materials based on rubbers and/or elastomers and/or their recycled can be reused through an in situ polymerization program between the combination of different monomers and/or oligomers type diisocyanate, esters or organic peroxides crosslinking agent, which in their combination generates a binding agent capable of modifying the intrinsic chemical, thermal, rheological and mechanical properties in the material, and the chains chemical crosslinking originated by the incorporation of organic peroxides which are able to accelerate or decrease the reaction rate.
DCP is a crosslinking agent used to produce a variety of polymers with exceptional durability.
In the example, a complex structure of high density polyethylene was mixed with a crosslinking agent such as triallyl isocyanurate anhydride and crosslinked with an electron beam.
A classic "zero add-on" formaldehyde pigment binder requires the use of an additional crosslinking agent to fix the pigment particles.
001 wt % to about 5 wt % of a surface crosslinking agent to form a surface crosslinked superabsorbent polymer particulate; and c) wherein the surface crosslinked particulate composition of b) is surface treated with from about 0.
From the results of present study it's concluded that GO crosslinking produced greater resistance to enzymatic and non enzymatic degradation of caprine pericardiun and diaphragm whereas GA was found better crosslinking agent for bovine pericardium and diaphragm.
Once AAEM was incorporated into the molecular chain of acrylic resin, a water-soluble protein could act as a crosslinking agent to subject the acrylic resin to crosslinking modification, wherein a crosslinked network structure was formed through the crosslinking reaction between the two macromolecular chains.
Arkofix NZF; the dihydroxy ethylene urea (DHEU) based crosslinking agent was obtained from Clarient.
On this background, a novel cross-linked fluid loss additive (SDFL) was developed by altering the wettability of humic acid with fatty amine and appropriate crosslinking agent.