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1. A colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, C6H14O2, used in perfumes and as a solvent.
2. Any of the class of compounds formed by combination of an aldehyde with two equivalent weights of alcohol.


1. (Elements & Compounds) 1,1-diethoxyethane; a colourless volatile liquid used as a solvent and in perfumes. Formula: CH3CH(OC2H5)2
2. (Elements & Compounds) any organic compound containing the group -CH(OR1)OR2, where R1 and R2 are other organic groups
[C19: from German Azetal, from aceto- + alcohol]


(ˈæs ɪˌtæl)

1. a colorless liquid, C6H14O2, used chiefly as a solvent and in making perfume.
2. any of a class of compounds of aldehydes with alcohols.
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Noun1.acetal - any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde moleculesacetal - any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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A new low-emission acetal for automotive and non-automotive gears is said to outperform high-viscosity acetals.
Tenders are invited for chain and flight components includes 2 30~ of nh non-metalic chain, unfilled acetal links, 2.
For the acetal versions, the couplings are designed both with and without valves on the socket side.
39 mm-thick PP sheet, clarified with Milliken Millad NX 8000, were run to determine if CMT Materials' HYTAC-C1R copolymer syntactic foam could provide all the benefits of syntactic foam without any loss in optical properties compared to solid polymers such as polyetherimide (PEI) and acetal.
Offered as an alternative to chain and live-roller conveyor, the corrosion-resistant belts handle loads up to 7,900 pounds per foot and come in five material types: low-friction acetal, low-cost polypropylene, antistatic acetal, electrically conductive acetal and electrically conductive polypropylene with a B1 rating for flame retardance.
com)-- ELESA's new introduction to their proven and popular VC series of lobe knobs features an acetal resin cushioning stud mounted into the end of a stainless steel bolt.
To test this, five colors were prepared as precolored in a UV acetal copolymer resin and also molded at the press in 20:1 concentrates using UV acetal copolymer natural resin.
Aardalloy 3300 is a medium viscosity, high heat, homopolymer acetal alloyed with elastomers and modifiers that greatly increase impact strength and elongation compared to unfilled acetals.
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The Model CVT-P 10 miniature version is made of acetal plastic.
Threaded-connection ACETAL valves, which can be used in most applications in which metal valves are used, are available in globe (stop), stop-and-waste, boiler drain, sill cock and sink faucet.
JC Tec was running its own resins to purge when changing over from flexible PVC to acetal resin in the production of bicycle tires for training wheels.