hexamine

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meth·en·a·mine

(meth-en'ă-mēn),
A condensation product obtained by the action of ammonia on formaldehyde; in acidic urine, it decomposes to yield formaldehyde, a urinary antiseptic.
Synonym(s): hexamine

hexamine

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Nitrogen in the form of ammonia originates from certain core binders, especially those containing urea, ammonium chloride, ammonium nitrate or hexamethylene tetramine, during pyrolysis.
The second area is dry bonding adhesion technology where resorcinol or an RF solid resin is added into the rubber compound along with a suitable methylene donor, such as hexamethylene tetramine (HMT) or hexamethoxymethylmelamine (HMMM) or nitromethylpropanol (NMP).
Besides the glycols mentioned earlier, other additives commonly used in non-black compounds include hexamethylene tetramine (hexa), hexamethoxy methyl melamine (HMMM) and triethanol amine (TEA).