polyvinyl acetate


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polyvinyl acetate

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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless odourless tasteless resin used in emulsion paints, adhesives, sealers, a substitute for chicle in chewing gum, and for sealing porous surfaces. Abbreviation: PVA
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Noun1.polyvinyl acetate - a vinyl polymer used especially in paints or adhesives
polyvinyl resin, vinyl polymer, vinyl resin - a thermoplastic derived by polymerization from compounds containing the vinyl group
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The soft and flexible polyvinyl acetate polymer operates above T g with high permeability but low selectivity [8].
Amount of Density adhesive application Adhesives (a) pH (g [cm.sup.-3]) (g [m.sup.-2]) PVAc 5 1.1 150-200 D-VTKA 7 1.11 150-200 Viscosity Adhesives (a) (mPas) PVAc 16.000 [+ or -] 3.000 D-VTKA 5,500-7,500 (a) PVAc = polyvinyl acetate: D-VTKA = Desmodur-vinyl trieketonol acetate.
Through archival photos, imaging technology, microscopic analysis and X-radiography, the MoMA staff discovered that polyvinyl acetate, applied during restoration in the 1960s, covered some passages of the image.
Air filter and method of constructing same 6, Six Screen Ascending Blue (Exploit), 2013, brings to mind Yves Klein's trademarking of IKB, a process for binding ultramarine pigment to polyvinyl acetate, in 1960 (one of eight French patents by the artist).
The Swinburne team, led by Min Gu, worked with graphene oxide (GO) suspended in water, mixed with polyvinyl acetate and then spin-coated on to a glass disc.
At the same time, the group is currently building a new plant at Nanjing to produce polyvinyl acetate (PVAc) solid resins with an annual capacity of 20,000 metric tons.
One of the examples of low-cost adhesives is polyvinyl acetate (PVA) which has been traditionally used for furniture assembly.
Absorbent granules were used to soak up the polyvinyl acetate glue - the light variety used on plastic models.
The technology features Polyvinyl acetate (PVA) material to offer a lightweight, low-profile solution that activates quickly by submerging in water (temperature of water does not matter) for less than one minute, resulting in hours of cooling relief.
These results indicate that it might be possible to obtain promising properties for PVAc nano composites with cellulose whiskers Sisal whiskers reinforced polyvinyl acetate composites prepared by solution casting was reported by Dufresne and coworkers (24).
Two tenders requesting offers from specialized companies & agents for the supply of (a) 375 tons tapioca starch for the soaking of yarn & (b) 125 tons PVA - polyvinyl acetate for the same purpose.