cellulose triacetate

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Noun1.cellulose triacetate - cellulose acetate that is relatively slow to burn; used instead of celluloid for motion-picture film
cellulose acetate - an ester of acetic acid; used in fibers and fabrics; photographic films and varnishes
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Tenders invited for Cellulose triacetate (cta) dosimeter reels
The industry has developed different types of films with improved optical properties, specifically without birefringence (the effect of which becomes visible in polarized light): Cyclic Olefin Polymer (COP) and Cellulose Triacetate (TAC).
In 1973, Hesse and Hagel reported that the microcrystalline cellulose triacetate (MCT), (33) which was synthesized from crystalline natural cellulose under heterogeneous reaction conditions, exhibits a high chiral recognition to some racemates, particularly aromatic compounds.