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(Chemistry) chem a type of alcohol or -ol complex
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(ˈpɒl iˌɔl, -ˌɒl)

an alcohol containing three or more hydroxyl groups.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 27, 2019-: Polycaprolactone Polyol Market Outlook (2019-2023) By Top Competitors, Business Growth, Trend, Size, Segmentation, Revenue and Industry Expansion Strategies: MRFR
The agreement enables Stahl to commercialize new coatings and Polyurethanes Dispersions (PUDs) based on Elevance's CI8 Polyol technology.
Thus, our secondary approach turned in to synthesis of a novel bromine-based reactive polyol which could exhibit sustainable flame retardancy and enhance the mechanical properties of the foam.
[ClickPress, Wed Oct 03 2018] The global polyol ester market is expected to see a significant growth in the coming years and witness significant growth between 2017 and 2027.
[USPRwire, Mon Oct 01 2018] The report "Polyol Sweeteners Market by Type (Sorbitol, Maltitol, Isomalt, Erythritol, Xylitol), Application (Bakery & Confectionery, Oral Care, Pharmaceuticals, Beverages, Dairy), Form (Powder/Crystal, Liquid/Syrup), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", The polyol sweeteners market is projected to reach USD 3.30 Billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 5.9% from 2017 to 2022.
Targeted for completion by the second half of 2019, Huntsman's investment will increase its systems production capacity in the region and add a new dimension to its polyester polyol capabilities.
The Huntsman said its investment will boost the company's systems production capacity in the region and add a new dimension to its polyester polyol capabilities.
The branched chain structure such as 3-methyl-1,5- pentanediol (MPD) instead of the linear chain diol such as BD and HD in the polyol component interferes with the packing of the molecule, so the polyol cannot have crystallinity.
Led by multiple successful polycarbonate intermediates, we ultimately developed a second-generation polyol product with nonhazardous (undetectable) BPA levels.
BASF has improved the process for manufacturing its polyether polyol, Lupranol, to reduce aldehyde emissions by 20 per cent.
A commercial polyether polyol (BASF Pluracol GP730, Florham Park, New Jersey) was used together with recycled polyol for adhesive preparation.