polyurethane


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pol·y·u·re·thane

 (pŏl′ē-yo͝or′ə-thān′)
n.
Any of various thermoplastic isocyanate polymers, widely varying in flexibility, used in tough chemical-resistant coatings, adhesives, and foams.

pol′y·u′re·thane′ adj.
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polyurethane

(ˌpɒlɪˈjʊərəˌθeɪn) or

polyurethan

n
(Elements & Compounds) a class of synthetic materials made by copolymerizing an isocyanate and a polyhydric alcohol and commonly used as a foam (polyurethane foam) for insulation and packing, as fibres and hard inert coatings, and in a flexible form (polyurethane rubber) for diaphragms and seals
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pol•y•u•re•thane

(ˌpɒl iˈyʊər əˌθeɪn)

also pol•y•u•re•than

(-ˌθæn)

n.
a thermoplastic polymer containing the group NHCOO, used for padding and insulation in furniture, clothing, and packaging, in spandex fibers, and in the manufacture of resins.
[1940–45]
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pol·y·u·re·thane

(pŏl′ē-yo͝or′ə-thān′)
Any of various resins used to make tough resistant coatings, adhesives, and electrical insulation.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polyurethane - any of various polymers containing the urethane radical; a wide variety of synthetic forms are made and used as adhesives or plastics or paints or rubber
polyfoam, polyurethane foam - a foam made by adding water to polyurethane plastics
polymer - a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
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Translations
ポリウレタン

polyurethane

[ˌpɒlɪˈjʊərɪθeɪn] Npoliuretano m
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polyurethane

[ˌpɒliˈjʊərəθeɪn] npolyuréthane m
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polyurethane

nPolyurethan nt
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polyurethane

[ˌpɒlɪˈjʊərɪˌθeɪn] npoliuretano
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

polyurethane

n poliuretano
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[USPRwire, Fri Aug 30 2019] Market Introduction Properties offered by expanded thermoplastic polyurethane are a combination of the properties of thermoplastic polyurethane and foam.
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According to new report available with Million Insights, the North America polyurethane (PU) industry is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% in the forecast period, providing numerous opportunities for market players to invest in research and development of the market.
The resulting polyurethane is amorphous and can have properties such as excellent softness, excellent durability, broad solvent compatibility, good transparency, excellent stain resistance, and improved mold resistance.
This year's lineup is said to feature additional learning opportunities to explore today's top polyurethane applications.
CT: What are the current main drivers influencing the development of polyurethane technology for coatings applications?
The acquisition further supports Accella's strategy to build the leading polyurethane systems house in North America, with an even stronger presence on the West Coast.
Prior to joining Novomer, Willkomm was a consultant to the polyurethane industry, president of Kryptane Systems, and Tool and Molding Division president of Intrex Corp., and he held various research and marketing positions at Dow Chemical.
Polyurethane is mainly employed in furniture and interiors, construction, electronics and appliances, automotive, footwear and packaging.
EPOD Solar Inc (OTCBB:EPDS) said on Tuesday that its subsidiary Nanotech Industries International Inc has signed an agreement for the manufacturing rights and distribution of the company's Hybrid Non-Isocyanate Polyurethane, also called Green Polyurethane, in the Russian Federation.
The technique lets you spray heavily filled PUR directly into an open mold, which then moves into a press to be back-foamed in a closed mold by injecting flexible low-density polyurethane. It offers the flexibility to vary the local thickness of the sprayed layer, optimizing use of raw materials and offering potential cost savings.
Demand for flexible polyurethane foam will increase 1.9 percent annually to 2.6 billion pounds in 2009.