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(Chemistry) chem a type of alcohol or -ol complex


(ˈpɒl iˌɔl, -ˌɒl)

an alcohol containing three or more hydroxyl groups.
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Polyols are segmented into polyether and polyester polyols.
com/research/vjf2sh/global_polyols) has announced the addition of the "Global Polyols Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.
Cardolite has introduced a comprehensive line of cashew nutshell liquid (CNSL) based polyols for adhesives, coatings, foam and elastomer applications.
a sustainable materials company pioneering a family of high-performance polymers and other chemicals from renewable feedstock such as carbon dioxide, has announced the commercial introduction of Converge[R] polypropylene carbonate (PPC) polyols for use in polyurethane formulations targeted at adhesive, coatings, sealants, elastomers, and rigid and flexible foams.
The objective of the Dream Production project is to launch the first CO2-based polyols on the market starting in 2016.
One company that has made steady progress on this front is Novomer, which began producing polypropylene carbonate (PPC) polyols in December 2012 at a small-scale commercial plant [funded by the U.
com)-- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Polyols (Polyether and Polyester) and Polyurethanes (Rigid foam, Flexible foam, CASE) Market For Furniture, Construction, Electronics & Appliances, Automotive, Footwear and Packaging - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" which observes that polyol demand was over 7.
Novomer polyols are designed to replace conventional petroleum-based polyether, polyester, and polycarbonate polyols.
Both parties are developing a full range of polyols (a polyurethane building block) and styrene monomer propylene oxide (SMPO) plants at the existing Sadaf site, which is located in one of the world's largest and most competitive petrochemical complexes - the Al Jubail industrial zone on Saudi Arabia's eastern coast.
polyols and isocyantes) are largely petroleum-derived.
Two firms recently announced eco-friendly production of urethane polyols from recycled PET waste and from chemicals derived from cornstarch by bio-fermentation.
A joint venture between Dow, Siam Cement Group and two other minority partners, PPTL represents ownership of the polyols and polyurethane systems facility located in Map Ta Phut, Thailand.