polystyrene

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polystyrene

 [pol″e-sti´rēn]
the resin produced by polymerization of styrol, a clear resin of the thermoplastic type, used in the construction of denture bases.
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The main objective of this study is to create insulating LWAC with low thermal conductivity coefficient using EG aggregate, produced from waste glass or crushed expanded polystyrene waste, obtained by crushing waste packing tare of household appliances.
The market of expanded polystyrene has been examined by adopting the Porter's Five Forces Analysis.
Styrene-butadiene rubber latex as a polymeric admixture was applied in lightweight expanded polystyrene (EP) concrete.
A Dunkin' Donuts spokesperson says the company is looking for an alternative to its expanded polystyrene foam cups while preparing to test an in-store foam cup recycling program.
They cover protecting steel pipelines from permanent ground deformation using expanded polystyrene geofoam, internal pipe lining as a mitigation tool, system modeling for seismic events, managing pipeline integrity, and seismic gas shutoff valves and excess flow valves.
A City/Region story Tuesday incorrectly stated that the foam - expanded polystyrene or Styrofoam - can be dropped off at transfer sites.
Expanded polystyrene. Some examples of non-recyclable flexible packaging ?
The aim of this research is aimed to design specific non-edged cutting too for expanded polystyrene, which would use rather electric current, converted to heat, using electrical resistance, so that prototype materials could get easily and efficiently machined.
"Expanded polystyrene has been widely used as a packaging for many years but it ends up as landfill waste and takes thousands of years to degrade.
The most significant emissions savings by volume were found to be from building isolation materials (such as expanded polystyrene, extruded polystyrene or polyurethane), agrochemicals, lighting, plastic packaging, marine anti-fouling coatings, synthetic textiles, automotive plastics, low-temperature detergents, engine efficiency and plastics used in piping.
Expanded polystyrene has been widely used as a packaging product for many years in the white goods and other industries.

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