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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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"As we focus our marketing activities on high-performance polymers, we will be utilizing internal synergies to accommodate our long-serving Witten employees with secure jobs at the new polyamide 12 production facility in Marl, where we will be able to draw upon their decades of proven experience in polymer production and compounding," said Dr.
All the clasp groups (20 transparent polyamide, 20 pink polyamide, 20 Co-Cr) were divided into 2 subgroups (n=10), according to the type of tooth (molar or premolar).
For the full year 2016, net sales of the Polyamides business amounted to [euro]1.32 million.
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.
Further information on the EMKA 30mm housing in polyamide can be found at: www.emka.com/uk_en/quarter-turns/standard/quarter-turn-housing-gh-18-and-30-60-insert-seal/.
Some disadvantages of polyamide are also described, mainly the lack of chemical bonding between the base and the acrylic teeth, thus the need for mechanical retention and the difficulty in repairing and relining the denture.
Besides thermoplastic tape, DSM provides solutions for liners in Type IV composite pressure vessels with its Akulon Fuel Lock polyamide portfolio.
Even though slower crystallization creates larger crystals that might be expected to produce a less clear film, tests on full-scale production lines have shown that there is virtually no discernible difference in the optical properties of films made with a benchmark film-grade polyamide and Akulon XS.
Demand for polyamide 66 for automotive applications in Indonesia is growing substantially, with automobile production forecast to increase from 1 mil units in 2012 to 1.5 mil units in 2016.
Arkema intends the new castor oil production venture to provide the company with long-term, secure, and competitive access to castor oil for the manufacture of Arkema's biosourced specialty polyamides. The project is expected to be finalized in the third quarter of 2013.