polymethyl methacrylate

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Noun1.polymethyl methacrylate - a transparent plastic used as a substitute for glass
acrylate resin, acrylic resin, acrylic - a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
Lucite, Perspex - a trademark for a transparent thermoplastic acrylic resin
PLEXIGLAS - (trademark) a light transparent weather resistant thermoplastic
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One of the plants will produce methyl methacrylate (MMA) and the other polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), a statement issued by Sabic says.
The adhesion of PMSQ films was improved on polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), polycarbonate (PC), and PC/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) by pretreating their surface with O2 plasma or chromic acid followed by surface grafting with trimethyl ethoxysilane (TMES).
Methyl methacrylate is primarily used for polymethylmethacrylate resins and surface coatings.
The acrylic resin powder is solid at room temperature, and is comprised of polymethylmethacrylate, initiator, pigments, opacificator, plasticizers, and particles of organic and inorganic fibres.
Polycarbonate (PC), polymethylmethacrylate, and several other thermoplastic polymers have been injection molded using silicon and electroformed nickel tooling with nanoscale features (6-10).
This is called vertebroplasty, and the cement used is polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA).
For the control arm, verbal and physical cues were given such as pressure on the patient's back and the smell of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), but the needle was not placed and PMMA was not infused.
Efffect of size, concentration, surface area, and volume of polymethylmethacrylate paticles on human macrophages in vitro.
The researchers produced the novel ceramic via controlled freezing of suspensions in water of an aluminum oxide (alumina) and the addition of a well known polymer, polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA).
The majority of vertebral augmentation procedures use acrylic bone cement-polymethylmethacrylate that is impregnated with sterile barium sulfate (~30% wt/vol barium sulfate added to polymethylmethacrylate powder) for adequate radio-opacification.
Among a new range of fittings, Foscarini present these three new models; Big Bang, an irregular and apparently random intersection of planes, available in white or two colour combinations (designed by Enrico Franzolini and Vicente Garcia Jimenez); Caboche, a contemporary chandelier that incorporates almost two hundred polymethylmethacrylate balls that multiply the brightness (designed by Patricia Urquiola and Eliana Gerotto); and Uto, a silicon rubber floor, ceiling or hook lamp that can be positioned freely as one wishes (designed by Lagranja Design).
the two-colored Astra lamps are molded with a polymethylmethacrylate material; in one area of the lens small polymer particles with a different refraction index are injected into the base material so that the area appears to be frosted glass; this is said to be the first such application of the material in a mass produced vehicle); vacuum metalizing the reflectors, and assembling the products.