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polyolefin

(pol?e-o'le-fin)
A flexible, synthethic hydrocarbon polymer. It is produced from a simple olefin (alkene) with the general formula CnH2n. Its health-related uses include storage bags and containers for blood components, infusion devices and tubes for intravenous fluids, and prosthetic body parts.
Synonym: polyalkene

polyolefin

synthetic material used for surgical sutures, e.g. in polyethylene and polypropylene sutures.
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According to Chemtura, Synton Polyalphaolefin (PAO) products are high-viscosity, highly saturated polymers used in automotive and industrial applications.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Chevron Phillips Chemical International NV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (Chevron Phillips Chemical), today announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of a polyalphaolefin (PAO) plant located in Beringen, Belgium from Neste Oil, NV, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Neste Oil Corporation.
Facility to produce 50,000 tons per year of metallocene polyalphaolefin advanced synthetic base stocks
Tenders are invited for Tender Enq For Polyalphaolefin 40 Or 50 And Polyalphaolefin 9 Or 10 For Kolkata
New Phase Technologies also offers polyalphaolefin derived polymers.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- Chevron Phillips Chemical International NV (Chevron Phillips Chemical), a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a polyalphaolefin (PAO) plant located in Beringen, Belgium, from Neste Oil NV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Neste Oil Corporation.
PHILADELPHIA -- Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT) has announced the next stage of its plan to increase output of its Synton([R]) line of high-viscosity polyalphaolefin (HVPAO) synthetic basestocks.
PHILADELPHIA -- Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT) has announced the pending completion of the next stage of its multi-stage capacity increase plan for its line of High Viscosity Synton([R]) 40 and Synton([R]) 100 Polyalphaolefin (PAO) products at its facility in Elmira, Ontario, Canada.
Chevron Phillips Chemical's metallocene polyalphaolefin (mPAO) base oils offer significant pour point and viscosity advantages, providing formulators with two new products that can be used in high viscosity PAO applications.
Limited Tenders are invited for Tender For Supply Of Polyalphaolefin 6
Synesstic basestock fluids deliver hydrolytic and thermal-oxidative stability that helps formulators improve the performance of mineral and polyalphaolefin (PAO) based lubricants.
Tenders are invited for Provision of 7 MT of Polyalphaolefin.