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cross-link

 [kros´link″]
a bond formed between polymer chains, either between different chains or between different parts of the same chain.

cross-link

(kros'lingk),
A covalent linkage between two polymers or between two different regions of the same polymer.

cross-link

(kros´link″) a covalent bond formed between polymer chains, either within or across chains.

cross-link

(krôs′lĭngk′, krŏs′-)
n.
A chemical bond formed between adjacent chains of a complex molecule such as a polymer.
v. cross-linked, cross-linking, cross-links
v.tr.
To join (adjacent chains of a complex molecule) with cross-links.
v.intr.
To form cross-links.

cross-link

[kros′link′]
a bond formed between polymer chains, either between different chains or between different parts of the same chain.
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It has been reported earlier that, dicumyl peroxide (DCP) was found to be the best option for curing the silicone rubber 112], at temperature higher than 160[degrees]C it suffers from scorch safety since it has a typical crosslinking temperature at 160[degrees]C.
The only proven treatment that halts or decreases progression of Keratoconus is Corneal crosslinking (CXL).
After decellularization of native articular cartilage (figure 4D), the tissue was then subjected to chemical crosslinking to genipin (figure 4C).
The crosslinking propagates via the crosslinking additive.
With low formaldehyde (substantially less than the 75ppm permitted limit) it means that no afterwash is needed, another saving when compared with moist crosslinking.
The incorporation of crosslinking chemistry in waterborne coatings is recognized to provide a particularly effective means of enhancing the mechanical strength, chemical stability, and solvent resistance of the final film.
A result of the work on sterilization methods has led to a related development - crosslinking - that greatly increases the wear resistance of the joints' polyethylene mating surfaces.
Organic peroxides for the crosslinking of elastomers and thermoplastics are said to find use in a huge range of industrial and consumer products.
Torque rheometry is useful to follow the extent of crosslinking by monitoring the torque.
Abstract A series of ambient self-crosslinkable acrylic resin/protein composite emulsions (PA-Ps) were prepared by copolymerizing the functional monomer acetyl acetylethyl methacrylate (AAEM) with methyl acrylate, butyl acrylate and acrylic acid, and then protein crosslinking agents such as gelatin and casein were also added.