cellulose acetate


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cellulose acetate

n.
Any of several partially acetylated cellulose compounds, used in lacquers, photographic film, transparent sheeting, and cigarette filters.

cellulose acetate

n
(Elements & Compounds) nonflammable material made by acetylating cellulose: used in the manufacture of film, dopes, lacquers, and artificial fibres

cel′lulose ac′etate


n.
any of a group of acetic esters of cellulose, used to make yarns, textiles, and photographic films.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.cellulose acetate - an ester of acetic acid; used in fibers and fabrics; photographic films and varnishes
acetate rayon, acetate - a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate
cellulose ester - any ester of cellulose with an acid
cellulose triacetate, triacetate - cellulose acetate that is relatively slow to burn; used instead of celluloid for motion-picture film
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A new engineering bioplastic, in the family of cellulose acetate propionate (CAP), boasts a significantly higher HDT than standard CAP, making it more dimensionally stable and creep resistant.
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Rhodia Acetow, headquartered in Freiburg, Germany, is a leader in cellulose acetate tow used in the manufacturing of cigarette filters.
Solvay has completed the divestment of its cellulose acetate tow business, Acetow, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone.
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Alongside the materials that the Austrian brand has always favoured, such as wood, horn, titanium and carbon fibre, the company is now using hard density cellulose acetate, known as HDCA.
of laminated cellulose acetate, sometimes interspersed with layers of lace, silk, or metal, fused together in a process invented by her husband, a chemist named Fernand Steinberger.
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Cellulose acetate is a commonly-used material in various applications such as textile industry.
com)-- Global Cellulose Acetate Market is projected to exceed 1120 thousand metric tons by 2022.
By using a one-step burning technique called pyrolysis, the cellulose acetate fibers found in cigarette filters can be converted into a material containing a number of small pores, which increases its performance as a supercapacitive material.
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