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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 gel values achieved through the electron beam irradiation of the cross-linkable polyamide 66 plates were 40% for a dose of 33 kGy and 60% for a dose of 99 kGy (Fig.
Chapter 2 offers a detailed analysis of the polyamide market in the 19 major countries.
Asahi Kasei decided to manufacture polyamide 66 compounds by P.
Fabric 54% polyester, 28% polyamide, 18% lycra, 15% cotton.
It represents high-quality, high-value polyamide 6.
Automotive segment to dominate polyamide market due its increased demand in lightweight vehicle manufacturing
Key statement: A thermoplastic elastomer composition having a continuous phase and a dispersed phase, wherein the continuous phase comprising an epoxy-modified polyamide resin and the dispersed phase comprising a halogenated isoolefin-paraalkylstyrene copolymer rubber, wherein the thermoplastic elastomer composition is obtained by melt-kneading halogenated isoolefm-paraalkylstyrene copolymer rubber, a polyamide resin, and a polyfiinctionai epoxy compound having two or more epoxy groups per molecule in an amount of 0.
Polyamide and polyurethane polymers from diacids are typically produced by condensation polymerization.
Although polyamides are often used for the production of films, hot-melt adhesives, binders, insulation, fiberglass and filaments, polyamide resins are most often used in the United States for the manufacture of extruded and molded parts, including gears, bearings, bushings, sprockets, wear pads, sheaves, pulleys, guides, tooling fixtures, cams, feed screws, wear rails, wear strips, housings, wear shoes, conveyer wheels, sleeves, insulators, scraper blades, rollers, die wear plates, telescoping boom, wear pads, slipper blocks, supports, form tools, star wheels, valve seats, wear rings, seals, wheels and rubbing blocks.
UK polymer distributor, Longfield Chemicals, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement to market the polyamide 6 and 6.
The new material, which is based on polyamide (PA) 410, has been developed by DSM in recent years, and is now set to be commercialised.