polyolefin

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polyolefin

(ˌpɒlɪˈəʊlɪˌfiːn)
n
(Chemistry) chem a type of polymer or polyene

pol•y•o•le•fin

(ˌpɒl iˈoʊ lə fɪn)

n.
any of a group of stiff, light, and hard thermoplastic polymers, used for injection molding, mostly in the automotive and appliance industries.
[1930–35]
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Limited Tenders are invited for For supply of polyalphaolefin 9 or 10 or pao 9 or 10 at our kolkata plant
The rising demand for polyalphaolefin in synthetic lubricants owing to reduced wear and tear of engine is predicted to enhance the demand for alpha olefins in future.
Derived and summarized from DOT&E (2005-14), USGAO (2005, 2007-14), DoDIG (2013-15), DOT&E = Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, GAO = Government Accountability Office, IG = Inspector General, PAO = Polyalphaolefin, TEMP = Test and Evaluation Master Plan, IOT&E = Initial Operational Test and Evaluation, SDD = system development and demonstration, VSim = verification simulator, ALIS = Autonomic Logistics Information System, OT = operational test, LO = low observable, msn = mission, fit = flight, O = open, W = working, C = Close, ?
Figure 2 shows this relationship for air, Polyalphaolefin (PAO) and water.
Many types of lubricants were investigated as candidates for this, study including mineral oil (MO), alkylbenzene (AB), polyalphaolefin (PAO), polyolester (POE), polyalkylene glycol (PAG), and polyvinyl ether (PVE).
Cetus PAO oils are designed to meet the requirements of modern higher output, more efficient air compressors and are formulated with polyalphaolefin (PAO) base fluids.
3% weight of a polyalphaolefin polymer; and 65% to 98% weight of an olefin polymer base resin.
The fully synthetic compressor oils are formulated from polyalphaolefin (PAO) base oils.
1 December 2011 - Finnish oil refiner Neste Oil Oyj (HEL:NES1V) announced today that the respective competition authorities gave the green light to the sale of its Belgian polyalphaolefin (PAO) production unit to the local subsidiary of US petrochemicals company Chevron Phillips.
Both Aeroshell 15W50 and Exxon Elite are blended synthetics, consisting of a mixture of mineral oil and polyalphaolefin.
Studies have shown that the effective selection of synthetic energy efficient lubricants, such as those based on polyalphaolefin (PAO), polyalkylene glycol (PAG) and esters (POE), can help to reduce the power consumption of any plant and subsequently cut energy costs.
Now offered is a Polyalphaolefin (PAO)-compatible version of the Kodiak recirculating chiller range.