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1. A salt or ester of methacrylic acid, used in the manufacture of certain plastics.
2. A resin derived from methacrylic acid.


1. (Elements & Compounds) any ester of methacrylic acid
2. (Elements & Compounds) See methacrylate resin


(mɛθˈæk rəˌleɪt)

an ester or salt derived from methacrylic acid.
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Delivery of intraocular lenses and glaucoma implant as follows: 01001 aspheric soft intraocular lens - monoblock with optical design to prevent the development of secondary cataracts, With filter for the harmful part of the blue spectrum of light, Material - acrylate / methacrylate copolymer / hydrophobic lens with a water content of 0.
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Saudi Methacrylates Company (SAMAC) is constructing a 250,000t a year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant - the biggest of its kind in the world - at Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
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This observation might explain why the O 1s XPS ratio is somewhat greater than expected, 3:1, from 32 oxygen atoms in methacrylate molecules, 4 oxygen atoms from H2O molecules (532.
Poly Methyl Methacrylate (PMMA) will be produced in Jubail by the Saudi Methacrylates Company, a newly-established 50-50 joint venture company between Sabic and Mitsubishi Rayon Company (MRC), which will also produce Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) monomer.
This paper deals with the effect of thermal properties of 2,4,6-tribromophenyl methacrylate-co-glycidyl methacrylate and A-(p-bromophenyl)-2-methacrylamide-co-glycidyl methacrylate copolymers in corrosion-resistant behavior on low nickel stainless steel (LNSS).
have received a patent for an aqueous coating solution comprised of a copolymer consisting of a partially hydrolyzed polyvinyl alcohol having an average polymerization degree of 300 to 500 and a polym-erizable vinyl monomer in a weight ratio of 6:4 to 9:1, wherein: the polymerizable vinyl monomer consists of acrylicacid and methyl methacrylate combined in a weight ratio of 3:7 to 0.
com)-- The global market for Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) is expected to reach USD 10.
For example, a control agent for poly(styrene-b-methyl methacrylate) diblock copolymer is a random copolymer of styrene and methyl methacrylate.