polyester

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polyester

a multifilament strand of synthetic polymer.

polyester base
the film on which the photographic emulsion is added to make an x-ray plate.
polyester mesh
see surgical mesh.
polyester suture
a multifilament strand, Dacron impregnated or coated with Teflon, silicone or polybutylate used as nonabsorbable sutures. Their virtue is their strength, their disadvantage the difficulty encountered in tying a knot that holds.
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All polyester spray equipment available as internal or external spray.
The polyesters can be used with wet-strength chemicals such as polyamide epichlorohydrin to strengthen paper while maintaining its capability of being repulped.
The Akron test seems to give better results with polyester urethanes than polyether urethanes.
shear rate curves for standard homopolymer polyesters with IVs of 0.
Vazo 52, 64, 67, and 88 nitrile-based compounds can be used in polymerization of unsaturated polyesters.
Figure 5 shows the marked increase in life span of this polyester with a 2% addition of polycarbodiimide.
Jeffcat NEM (N-ethylmorpholine) promotes good top-skin cure in polyester foam molding.
Product is an unsaturated yet stable resin said to be completely reactive and compatible with polyesters.
Also used in polyesters as a lightweight filler that imparts enough flexibility to the composite to reduce cracking and brittleness.
Reactive brominated flame retardants include tetrabromobisphenol A (BA-59P) and tetrabromophthalic anhydride (PHT-4) for epoxies and unsaturated polyesters.