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(Chemistry) chem a type of polymer or polyene


(ˌpɒl iˈoʊ lə fɪn)

any of a group of stiff, light, and hard thermoplastic polymers, used for injection molding, mostly in the automotive and appliance industries.
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Polyolefins (polypropylene and polyethylene, PP/PE) products have grown to become an industry with global annual revenues of about $300 billion (USD) and an annual installed capacity of about 180 million tons.
This report covers the polyolefins market by key regions, globally.
Polyolefins give excellent rebound but poor scuff performance.
The South Texas Section of the SPE announced that the 23rd International Polyolefins Conference will take place in Houston, TX, February 27-March.
Company provides a wide range of liquid and color concentrates which include new high-strength concentrates for a broad array of plastics including polyolefins, nylon, ABS, PET, PBT, PBT/ABS blends and ABS/ PC blends.
Nextant ChemSystems, a global energy consulting firm headquartered in White Plains, NY and Sinodata Consulting, Beijing, China, have jointly released a study forecasting that exports of polyolefins to China Will double by 2010.
A new technique for measuring the molecular mass distribution of polyolefins has been developed by researchers at NIST.
com/research/bdd2c0/the_global_olefins) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "The Global Olefins and Polyolefins Markets in 2011 - Slow Growth in Demand Amid Political and Economical Crisis" to their offering.
The global polyolefins industry is witnessing significant growth on account of increasing applications, technological advancements, and growing demand in the Asia-Pacific region.
Over 600 people are expected at the 2014 SPE International Polyolefins Conference, which will be held Feb.
Exxtral performance polyolefins are being supplied for exterior and interior components of the Chevrolet Beat from General Motors.
F-2000 series brominated epoxy resins available in molecular weights of 1600 to 62,000 are primarily for use in styrenics, polyolefins and engineering resins.