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acrylic

 [ah-kril´ik]
pertaining to polymers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, or acrylonitrile, such as acrylic resins used in making dental restorations, prostheses, and appliances.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·cryl·ic

(ă-kril'ik),
Denoting certain synthetic plastic resins derived from acrylic acid.
See also: acrylic resin.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

acrylic

A synthetic material used to make resins and plastics.
 
Dentistry
A plastic used to bond false teeth, retainers, and other dental appliances.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

acrylic

Dentistry A plastic used to bond false teeth, retainers, and other dental devices
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·cryl·ic

(ă-kril'ik)
Denoting certain synthetic plastic resins derived from acrylic acid.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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BASF also will use acrylic acid from Camacari to begin production of 2-ethyl-hexyl acrylate by 2015, a raw material for adhesives and special coatings, at its existing factory in Guaratingueta, S5o Paulo state, also to be the first such production in the region.
SEM images (Figure 3) of the EXP-1 binder and one of the conventional acrylics in HEUR thickened stains containing ultrafine iron oxide pigments indicated that the experimental acrylic had fewer pigment particles exposed at the surface.
MBS, ABS and acrylic impact modifiers for PVC and other thermoplastic polymers provide good clarity and stress-whitening characteristics.
In essence, by recommending acrylic bath fixtures to consumers building or remodeling their homes, a contractor becomes the trusted expert that brings quality and luxury to the home.
CYRO's challenge, according to Business Unit Manager Joe Dubinski, is educating framers about the properties of and uses for acrylic sheet.
Self-crosslinking acrylics have some of the same monomers as thermoplastics, but also have N-methylolamide/acrylamide (NMA/AM) added to make the polymer self-crosslinking.
The most recent addition to the Acrylite Plus compound product line, Acrylite Plus "zdf" impact light-diffusing acrylic molding and extrusion compound, is intended for outdoor light fixtures, panels, displays, and point-of-purchase applications.
The distinctive performance features of Open Acrylics are built into the product.

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