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polyamide

(pŏl″ē-ăm'īd, ĭd) [″ + ″]
A polymer used in catheters, sutures, other biomedical devices, and clothing.
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Evonik's roughly [euro]400 million investment--its largest in Germany--will increase the company's total capacity for polyamide 12 by over 50 percent between now and 2021.
Evonik is reorganizing its business for high-performance polymers within the polyamide group.
The low-temperature solution polycondensation technique was employed for the synthesis of novel aromatic polyamides containing both fluorene or xanthene cardo moieties and fluorinated phenoxy pendant groups as shown in Scheme 2.
BASF has acquired the business on "a on a cash and debt-free basis" it said, adding that the Polyamides division would complement its engineering plastics portfolio and expand the company's position, particularly by enhancing access to key growth markets in Asia and South America.
Overall, under these developments and other investments made in recent years on the site amounting to EUR10m, Arkema is significantly consolidating its offering together with the flexibility of its manufacturing plants in Asia for biosourced polyamides marketed under the trade name Rilsan.
Synthetic fibers made of polyamide, coloquially called "nylon", are said to be very tear- and abrasion-resistant.
Thermoplastic polyamide (nylon), synthesized by the condensation reaction between a diamine and a dibasic acid, was first studied as a denture base biomaterial in the 1950s.
It will demonstrate the use of Stanyl TC, a thermally conductive grade of Stanyl polyamide 46, in a heat sink for new LED downlights from one of the world's leading lighting companies.
In addition, copyrolyses of coal with waste polyamides were carried out on a laboratory unit.
* Orgasol specialty polyamides powders are known for their exceptionally tightly controlled particle size distribution and their outstanding toughness;
Charlesby [9] showed that even polyamides are cross-linked at very high doses of 1-10 MGy.