sebacic acid

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se·bac·ic acid

 (sĭ-băs′ĭk, -bā′sĭk)
A white crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C10H18O4, used in the manufacture of certain synthetic resins and fibers, various plasticizers, and polymers.

[From sebaceous (so called because it was originally obtained from melted suet).]

sebacic acid

(sɪˈbæsɪk; -ˈbeɪ-)
(Elements & Compounds) another name for decanedioic acid

se•bac′ic ac′id

(sɪˈbæs ɪk, -ˈbeɪ sɪk)
a crystalline, slightly water-soluble, dibasic acid, C10H18O4, used chiefly in the manufacture of plasticizers and resins.
[1780–90; sebac (eous) + -ic]
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Noun1.sebacic acid - a dicarboxylic acid used to make resins
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
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The study also involved effective use of glycolyzed product of PET waste to prepare ecofriendly binder for surface coating application along with other bio-based monomers like dimer fatty acid, glycerol and sebacic acid.
Sebacic acid is extracted from castor oil and is part of many chemical industries, including plastics and pharmaceuticals.
Muscat: A first-of-its kind sebacic acid production plant is planned to be built in the Duqm Special Economic Zone with an investment of $62.
Muscat, May 10 (ONA) Yahya bin Said bin Abdullah al-Jabri, Chairman of the Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD), signed today a usufruct agreement with Sebacic Oman Company, which intends to set up a Sebacic Acid production plant at the Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZD).
This 100% biobased material further expanded Arkema's range and was boosted by the firm's 2012 acquisition of Chinese companies Casda, a global leader in sebacic acid derived from castor oil; and Hipro Polymers, which makes Hiprolon 610, 612,1010,102.
The most common plasticizers include butyl alcohol and sebacic acid ester, or dibutyl sebacate (DBS), dibutyl phthalate (DBP), dioctyl phthalate (DOP) and ester based on synthetic fatty monocarbonic acids of the C5-C9 fraction and diethylene glycol (LZ-7).
From 2007 to 2011, import and export market of Chinese sebacic acid has changed a lot.
Sebacic acid is derived from castor oil, making Terra HS a 63 percent bio-content polymer.
Renewable materials that can be used in these resins are azelaic acid, dimer fatty acids, or sebacic acid.
The presence of these hydroxyl groups permits cross-linking with such chemical cross-linkers as sebacic acid to form polyesters, or with diisocyanates to form polyurethanes.
In the June Nature Biotechnology, the team reports using glycerol, a common molecule in the body, and sebacic acid, which is the end product of certain foods after they're eaten, as biorubber's building blocks.