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rosin

 [roz´in]
the solid resin obtained from species of pines, used in preparation of ointments and plasters, but potentially a cause of contact allergy.

ros·in

(roz'in),
The solid resin obtained after steam distillation of crude balsam from Pinus palustris and from other species of Pinus (family Pinaceae); used in plasters to make them adhere and in ointments to make them locally stimulating.
Synonym(s): colophony, resin (2)

ros·in

(roz'in)
The solid resin obtained after steam distillation of crude balsam from species of Pinus; used in plasters to render them adhesive and also in ointments to render them locally stimulating.
Synonym(s): resin (2) .
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Moreover, since most gum rosin is exported through the port of Huangpu, the price and stock of gum rosin reflect general domestic market trend.
Among three types of investigated tackifiers, gum rosin exerted most severe effect on vulcanization, while petroleum and phenolic resins exhibited comparable degree of cure interference.
Peters said that compared to 2010 and 2011, raw material prices have been relatively stable, but he also pointed to pigment intermediates and gum rosin as areas of concerns.
"Gum rosin stocks are relatively low for this time of year, which is very reminiscent of 2011," Ms.
Last but not least, it looks like gum rosin is going up again, with double-digit increases in the last six weeks, which will have an effect of phenolics resins again.
We also need to be mindful of the potential impact of global weather conditions on such raw materials as gum rosin, ethanol and vegetable oils."
It holds the key to many critical ink chemicals like certain base chemicals, pigments, gum rosin and an increasing number of specialties, such as additives for UV curing.
Gum rosin prices have recently softened after peaking at record levels in the first two quarters of 2011.
This, together with production and environmental restrictions, is having a serious impact on availability and costs of materials such as carbon black, gum rosin, vegetable oils and various pigments, which are key cost drivers for publication inks.
Parisi pointed to gum rosin, and its impact on the ink industry.