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elastomer

Surgery A type of silicone used in the outer shell of a breast implant. See Silicone elastomer.

e·las·to·mer

(ĕ-lastŏ-mĕr)
Elastoplastic ring or latex ring used to hold an arch wire in a bracket ring.
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- To categorize the demand for polyolefin elastomer based on end-use, sales channel and region.
Are you working in the UK and producing, using or innovating with elastomers? If so, you may like to read a recent roadmap regarding UK Elastomers, published by the Polymer Group within the KTN's Materials Community.
The secret lies in a hybrid molecule known as a block copolymer, which Noda mixes with latex particles when making his elastomer. This hybrid consists of two molecular chains attached at their tail ends.
They reportedly provide customer-requested property improvements over Dow's metallocene-based Engage polyolefin elastomers (POEs), which are ethylene-octene random copolymers.
Introducing aliphatic PUR cast elastomer for highly transparent parts.
In this article, we highlight how Transfinity elastomer composites are structurally different from elastomer compounds mixed in the solid state.
Silicone Elastomers Conference 2011, 4th International Conference, organized by iSmithers, will be held March 3031 at the Marriott Hotel in Cologne, Germany.
This chart is intended to be a convenient guide for chemists, designers and engineers, a starting point for designing and specifying elastomers.
A technical course on "Elastomer molding technology" will be held on Wednesday, October 11.
(Greenwich, Conn.), DSM Elastomers (Heerlen, the Netherlands), DuPont Dow Elastomers L.L.C.
For example, selecting a base elastomer with a lower average molecular weight (ref.
When one compresses an elastomer to a given strain at room temperature, the initial load will depend on the rate at which it is compressed, after which the load will decrease over time to an equilibrium elastic load.