methyl methacrylate

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methyl methacrylate

n.
The methyl ester of methacrylic acid, C5 H8O2, a colorless flammable liquid used as a monomer in plastics.

methyl methacrylate

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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless liquid compound, used in the manufacture of certain methacrylate resins. Formula: CH2C(CH3)COOCH3

meth′yl methac′rylate


n.
a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C5H8O2, an unsaturated ester of methacrylic acid that polymerizes readily to a clear plastic.
[1930–35]
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Sabic announced the successful completion of the pilot operation of the methyl methacrylate monomer (MMA) and poly methyl methacrylate (PMMA) plants and the commencement of commercial operations.
Chemical modifications of the denture teeth are usually carried out by the application of methyl methacrylate monomer, dissolved polymethyl methacrylate, non-polymerizable solvents, tribochemical silica coating with salinization or combinations of above 7.
Polyamide denture base materials proved to be a useful alternative to conventional denture base resins in clinical situations, including patients who demonstrate a certain degree of tissue undercuts or repeated fracture of dentures and also persons who have sensitivity or allergy to methyl methacrylate monomer.
Rabigh II will produce ethylene propylene rubber, thermoplastic polyolefin, methyl methacrylate monomer and polymethyl methacrylate.
One of the plants will produce up to 250,000 tonnes a year of methyl methacrylate monomer (MMA), while the other will produce up to 40,000 tonnes of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA).
One of the plants will deal in production of around 250,000 tonnes a year of methyl methacrylate monomer (MMA), which is widely used in transparent resins, cast sheets, paints and adhesives.
"One of the plants will produce methyl methacrylate monomer and will be the biggest plant in the world at a capacity of 250,000 metric tonnes a year," SABIC said in a statement on Tuesday.