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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Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), polycarbonate, cyclic olefin copolymer, polymethyl methacrylate, polyvinyl chloride, and polystyrene are the most common polymers used in prototyping microfluidic devices fabrication of microfluidic chips.
Artificial eyes are generally made of an acrylic plastic polymer called polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA).
Previously,scientistshave looked to conventional plastics like polycarbonate (PC) and polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) - but neither have the same strength that traditional engineering materials like metal do.
Ideally, denture liners should bond well to polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) resin denture base to avoid interface failure during the service of the prosthesis.
Tom Wilkinson, a professor of radiology at the veterinary hospital, created a 3D replica of Linuss skull and swollen brain and used it as a template to form a new skull out of a surgical acrylic called polymethyl methacrylate," says the report.
It will manage Next Polymer's ETP product portfolio within its engineered materials business to include the following products: Nylon 6 and Nylon 66, Polypropylene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, Polycarbonate; and Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA).
(3) This phenomenon occurs due to the leakage of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) cement (a rapidly setting bone cement injected under fluoroscopic or CT guidance), (3) through the vertebral venous plexus when injected in an extremely liquid state or by applying excessive pressure, leading to cement migration through the inferior vena cava and the azygos system to finally reach the pulmonary circulation (pulmonary arteries).
Celanese expects to operate Next Polymer's thermoplastic compounding product portfolio and production capabilities within the Celanese engineered materials business to include the following polymers, all marketed under the Next Polymers Ltd., brand: Nylon 6 and Nylon 66: for automotive, electrical/electronic and consumer applications; Polypropylene: for automotive and electrical/electronic applications; Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene: for automotive and industrial applications; Polycarbonate: for automotive, electrical/electronic and industrial applications; Polymethyl methacrylate: for automotive applications.
Final report of the cosmetic ingredient review expert panel safety assessment of Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA), Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, and Methyl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer.
With sizes of up to 3.7 by 5.4 meters, the sheets made of stretched polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) are an unprecedented world novelty in the acrylic glass market.