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polypropylene

/poly·pro·py·lene/ (pol″e-pro´pĭ-lēn) a synthetic, crystalline, thermoplastic polymer with a molecular weight of 40,000 or more and the general formula (C3H5)n; uses include nonabsorbable sutures, surgical casts, and the membranes for membrane oxygenators.

polypropylene

a polyolefin available in monofilament form and used as a nonabsorbable surgical suture. Very popular as a vascular suture material. Like most synthetics it has poor knot security but it causes little tissue reaction and has very long life. It is also available in mesh form.
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For example, G'Sell and his co-workers (3) have proposed a four-parameter constitutive equation based on tensile test results of round extruded polypropylene specimens.
Total quantity or scope: The contract is for the supply of containers including binders, boxes, boxes binders based neutral or permanent cardboard, various plates made of extruded polypropylene foam and polycarbonate, neutral and permanent paper roll, sheet and shaped, card and neutral and permanent cartons for storage and editing of photographs and works of graphic art, transparent films neutral polyester and polypropylene, rolls, sheets or shaped, equipment for catering, assembly, handling works in the collections of environmental monitoring and museum lighting, conservation of materials for packaging works.