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nylon

(nī′lŏn)
A synthetic polymer that can be formed into fibers, lines, sutures, sheets, and fabrics. It is used in a variety of medical applications, including nonabsorbable sutures.
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The highest tensile strength was obtained by the composite material of epoxy resin reinforced with nylon ep100 (19% nylon and 81% epoxy resin).
"At home, abroad, coach travelling - your standby will be nylon with easy packing and simple washing, blouses, underwear, a cocktail dress for evening in nylon lace and many items besides."
Li Peng is regarded as the world's largest manufacturer of nylon chips and filament with a daily output of 800 tons, double that of Zig Sheng.
The term nylon 66 refers to the DuPont synthetic material, also called Zytel, out of which almost the entire gun is made.
The matching jersey bottoms come in long short, long pocket short, checkerboard nylon short, and beach short styles.
Nylon 6 holds the largest consumption share in the total nylon resin market, with most of the demand being generated from the textile industry.
To our knowledge, the successful synthesis of nylon 12 6 has not been systematically reported so far.
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(NYSE: CE) has completed the acquisition of the nylon compounding division of Israel-based nylon product producer Nilit, the company said.
Global nylon consumption is growing almost 3% per year, as new applications--often improving upon conventional metal designs--are brought to market.
The Versaflex OM 6100 Series of nylon overmolding TPEs was developed to provide a superior bond to most types of standard and modified nylons, including heat stabilized, lubricated and impact-modified nylon products, according to the manufacturer.
MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J.-Honeywell Nylon said it has weathered tough economic conditions in the past two quarters thanks to its acquisition of the BASF nylon fiber division.