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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 give excellent rebound but poor scuff performance.
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Polyolefins trade in the major Southeast Asian countries
The South Texas Section of the SPE announced that the 23rd International Polyolefins Conference will take place in Houston, TX, February 27-March.
Concentrates come with compatible resin carriers for polyolefins, PS, ABS, PPO, PPE, PET, PVC, nylon, and PC.
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.
The global polyolefins market witnessed low demand in October 2012 after performing well during September.
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.
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.
Borealis will now renew its focus on developing its operations in Iberia where it is reportedly the largest polyolefins supplier.