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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Everything you need-the spa shell (made of reinforced acrylic or high-impact plastic), jets, motor, heater, filters, air pump, plumbing, and foam insulation-is contained in a frame.
Some models feature handles of high-impact plastic molded around a fiberglass shaft, making them virtually unbreakable.
Constructed with a one-piece, high-strength aluminum-alloy body, closers feature an adjustable closing force, a high-impact plastic cover secured by machine screws, and a five-year limited warranty.
The twin showerheads come in chrome or white high-impact plastic for a suggested $59.99 at plumbing, department, home furnishings, and hardware stores, as well as mass merchandisers.
This conveyor system is constructed of high-impact plastic modules that are assembled in what might best be described as a "Lego" scheme of interlocking sectional units.
The Zyliss line uses a high-impact plastic that features built-in ultraviolet protection to prevent yellowing.
Providing a focused beam that is 400% brighter than an ordinary pocket light, the Sabre All-in-One Otoscope is made of high-impact plastic and uses two AAA alkaline batteries.
There are models with self-locking, splash-resistant lids and high-impact plastic liners, as well as those with foam or double-wall insulation.
The new 1.2-ounce Tree-stand Bow Holder is constructed from a single piece of unbreakable high-impact plastic, and it mounts to any treestand by drilling just one hole.
The caddies are made of a high-impact plastic and feature a ball bearing base plate, allowing the unit to revolve easily.
The high-impact plastic keypad is fitted with tamperproof fasteners.