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ther·mo·set

(ther'mō-set),
A classification for materials that become hardened or cured by the application of heat.

ther·mo·set

(ther'mō-set)
Classification for materials that harden or cure on application of heat.
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"Cure-in-place piping for water and wastewater infrastructure is one of the largest applications for thermoset resin because of its resistance to corrosion," says Nunnery.
Fillers and glass reinforcements are used to increase the strength of thermoset molding compounds and allow the finished part to better withstand the impact, load, and other environmental conditions.
Construction products, household durables and transportation equipment will continue to comprise the majority of thermoset demand, accounting for nearly three-quarters of the total in 2004.
In contrast to thermoplastic elastomers, thermoset rubbers are single-phase materials, without the dual hard and soft phases.
"Electrical application accounts for the largest market share in molding compound market by thermoset resin type"
He led development of key proprietary technologies currently sold in the coatings and thermoset markets.
Since then, the molder's business has jumped by roughly 40% in the Mexican market, due in large measure to rising demand for thermoset molded parts, which offer high durability, corrosion resistance, high precision, dielectric properties, and other key characteristics for automotive and other markets.
An Excellence in Polymer Research Award will be presented, beginning in 2010, by the Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) to a student researcher to encourage and recognize advances in the science and engineering of the thermoset polymer industry.
Kip Howard has been appointed to the position of technical service representative, Thermosets. Howard, a member of NPCA/FSCT, will be responsible for providing direct technical support to Plasticolors' Thermoset customer base, which will entail meeting their needs through color design and chemical dispersion formulating as well as developing new product solutions.
Driven by automakers looking for lower-weight, higher-capability materials, suppliers are pushing new polymer formulations into areas that have been traditionally dominated by metals and thermoset plastics.
The thermoset dilution produced a lightly crosslinked thermoset network, which was locked into the amorphous PVC, forming a mixed thermoset/PVC SIPN domain.
US Patent 8,907,049 (December 9, 2014), 'Thermoset Resin Compositions with Increased Toughness," Alexandre Baidak and Claude Billaud (Cytec Technology Corp., Wilmington, Delaware, USA).