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polyamide

(pŏl″ē-ăm'īd, ĭd) [″ + ″]
A polymer used in catheters, sutures, other biomedical devices, and clothing.

polyamide

material used in the creation of nonabsorbable, synthetic, nylon sutures.
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The general procedure for the synthesis of novel aromatic polyamides containing both fluorene or xanthene cardo moieties and fluorinated phenoxy pendant groups can be illustrated by the preparation of polymer I.
Solvay Performance Polyamides supports customers worldwide with a complete array of advanced services designed to reduceproduct-to-market lead timesof their innovations.
BASF has acquired the business on "a on a cash and debt-free basis" it said, adding that the Polyamides division would complement its engineering plastics portfolio and expand the company's position, particularly by enhancing access to key growth markets in Asia and South America.
The aim of this study was to analyse the applicability of solid and hollow polyamide 12 locked rods in osteotomized swine femurs, as well as compare the differences in the bending force (flexion) of both rods through mechanical tests.
Overall, under these developments and other investments made in recent years on the site amounting to EUR10m, Arkema is significantly consolidating its offering together with the flexibility of its manufacturing plants in Asia for biosourced polyamides marketed under the trade name Rilsan.
Bio-based and specialty type of polyamides to register high growth, due to their advantages such as enhanced performance
Chapter 5 provides useful company profiles of the largest producers of polyamides - clearly arranged according to contact details, turnover, profit, product range, production sites, capacities and profile summary.
Mitsubishi's MX-Nylon is a high strength metal replacement material with a flexural modulus 50 percent greater than traditional polyamide 6/6 and 15 percent greater than polyetheretherketone (PEEK).
Some disadvantages of polyamide are also described, mainly the lack of chemical bonding between the base and the acrylic teeth, thus the need for mechanical retention and the difficulty in repairing and relining the denture.
A flame-retardant and glass fiber-reinforced polyamide (PA), the new Ultramid A3U42G6, is now part of BASF's plastics portfolio.
DSM is unveiling the next generation of Diablo high temperature resistant grades in its Stanyl polyamide 46 and Akulon polyamide 6 portfolios.
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, says the potential for polyamide 6 in blown film for flexible food packaging is further enhanced with the introduction of Akulon[R] XS.