polymethyl methacrylate

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Noun1.polymethyl methacrylate - a transparent plastic used as a substitute for glass
acrylate resin, acrylic resin, acrylic - a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
Lucite, Perspex - a trademark for a transparent thermoplastic acrylic resin
PLEXIGLAS - (trademark) a light transparent weather resistant thermoplastic
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According to the agreement with CTCI, Zamil Projects will supply an assortment of HVAC equipment and chilled water systems, and perform all essential HVAC system engineering, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning services for various buildings at the SAMACs methyl methacrylate (MMA) and polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) plants in Jubail Industrial City.
Global Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) Market size is likely to be valued at USD 11.
The main products will include ethylene propylene rubber (EPR), thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO), methyl methacrylate (MMA) monomer, polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), as well as low-density polyethylene/ethylene vinyl acetate (LDPE/EVA), para-xylene/benzene, cumene and phenol/acetone.
Unlike highly transparent thermoplastics such as polycarbonate and polymethyl methacrylate, LUMISIL LR 7600 does not tend to yellow, with the cured rubber remaining colourless even at high temperatures and under long-term exposure to artificial or natural light, including ultraviolet radiation.
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).
Once the hawk was stabilized, treatment included surgical amputation of the right second digit at the tarsometatarsal-phalangeal joint, during which 8 gentamicin-impregnated polymethyl methacrylate beads (1 g in 20 g polymethyl methacrylate beads; APP Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Schaumberg, IL, USA) were placed at the site for local antibiotic therapy.
The polymers can be epoxy, polymethyl methacrylate (acrylic), polycarbonate, or other transparent polymers.
Actually, the prime use of acetone is to produce polymethyl methacrylate, better known as Plexiglas.
based Altuglas International, a subsidiary of Arkema Group, has introduced the Altuglas Luctor polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) alloy, purported to flow twice far as conventional transparent medical polymers in thin wall injection mold cavities.
In constructing the lens, researchers relied on a robust material commonly used in early contact lenses called polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA).
The formula contains complimentary titanated micas, which deliver a light reflection of color correcting properties, according to the company, Isostearyl neopentanoate improves product playtime for a more natural looking finish; while polymethyl methacrylate is a texture enhancer and soft focus powder that give a soft skin feel and matte application.