methyl methacrylate

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meth·yl meth·ac·ry·late

a thermoplastic material used for denture bases and as an embedding material for electron microscopy.
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polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)

Polymerized methyl methacrylate forming a light transparent thermoplastic material used in the manufacture of some spectacle lenses and formerly hard contact lenses. See modulus of elasticity; plastic spectacle frame.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

meth·yl meth·ac·ry·late

(methil methă-krilāt)
Thermoplastic material used for denture bases and as an embedding material for electron microscopy.
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iii Majority of the technicians reported of modifying the RLSA of teeth by making locking grooves (82.8%) or methyl methacrylate monomer wetting (79.3%) for effective bonding with denture base.
Acrylic glass is used in various consumer electronics and auto parts, and demand for its resin, methyl methacrylate monomer, has been recovering, partly helped by Chinese stimulus measures.
Polymethyl methacrylate, for example, "unzips" almost entirely to methyl methacrylate monomer, and produces a chromatogram like that shown in figure 1.
Then they hooked this unit to a methyl methacrylate monomer. Working with several common organic solvents, they polymerized these biomonomers into a material that looks and feels just like polymethylmethacrylate but has subtilisin's catalytic ability.
Residual methyl methacrylate monomer, water sorption, and water solubility of hypoallergenic denture base materials.
The two firms will each put in around 100 billion yen ($975 million), with the rest coming from project financing, Sumitomo President Masakazu Tokura said last November.Rabigh II will produce ethylene propylene rubber, thermoplastic polyolefin, methyl methacrylate monomer and polymethyl methacrylate among other products.PetroRabigh's existing plant can produce an annual 18 million tonnes of refined products and 2.4 million tonnes of petrochemical products.