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polyolefin

(pol?e-o'le-fin)
A flexible, synthethic hydrocarbon polymer. It is produced from a simple olefin (alkene) with the general formula CnH2n. Its health-related uses include storage bags and containers for blood components, infusion devices and tubes for intravenous fluids, and prosthetic body parts.
Synonym: polyalkene

polyolefin

synthetic material used for surgical sutures, e.g. in polyethylene and polypropylene sutures.
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Amorphous polyalphaolefin (APAO) for hot melt is an olefin-based thermoplastic polymer.
By closing this transaction we have created a unique position for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company," said Dennis Holtermann, general manager of normal alpha olefins and polyalphaolefins for Chevron Phillips Chemical.
HOUSTON -- ExxonMobil Chemical (NYSE:XOM) announced today that it will build a world-scale facility to manufacture its metallocene polyalphaolefin (mPAO) synthetic lubricant base stocks at its integrated refining and chemical complex in Baytown, Texas.
We are excited about this acquisition as it represents a unique opportunity for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company to significantly expand our presence in Europe," said Dennis Holtermann, general manager of normal alpha olefins and polyalphaolefins for Chevron Phillips Chemical.
Chemtura's Synton([R]) Polyalphaolefin (PAO) products are high-viscosity, highly saturated polymers used in automotive and industrial applications.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) will begin producing 40 cSt and 100 cSt high viscosity polyalphaolefins this quarter.
Synesstic basestock fluids deliver hydrolytic and thermal-oxidative stability that helps formulators improve the performance of mineral and polyalphaolefin (PAO) based lubricants.
Chemtura Corporation (NYSE:CEM) has announced a multi-stage capacity increase for its line of High Viscosity Polyalphaolefin (PAO) products, produced at its Elmira, Ontario, Canada facility.
Airlines Can Now Choose Multi-Purpose Grease with 100 Percent Polyalphaolefin Base Oil Technology to Consolidate Inventory Used for Airframe Components and Mechanisms
Nye Lubricants has broken the polyalphaolefin (PAO) heat barrier with its new lubricant for automotive electrical connectors, at a cost that's significantly less than silicone or fluorinated oils.
compared two greases MIL-PRF 32014, using Nye's Rheolube 374A, and MIL-PRF-81322, using Mobilgrease 28, a clay thickened polyalphaolefin grease from ExxonMobil Corporation.
Rheolube 374C is a NLGI Grade 4 polyalphaolefin, lithium-complex grease that equals or exceeds the operating characteristics of Exxon's Andok C.