thermoplastic resin noun a material that softens when heated and hardens again when cooled
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(from the article `adhesive`) ...takes place simultaneously with adhesive-bond formation (as is the case with epoxy resins and cyanoacrylates), or the polymer may be formed before ... The polymers used in synthetic adhesives fall into two general categoriesthermoplastics and thermosets. Thermo...
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thermoplastic 1. A classification for materials (textile fibers and resins) that can be made soft by the application of heat and hardened upon cooling. 2. Softening under heat and capable of being molded into shape with pressure, then hardening when cooled without undergoing chemical changes. 3. A ...
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Thermoplastic, also known as a thermosoftening plastic, is a polymer that turns to a liquid when heated and freezes to a very glassy state when cooled sufficiently. Most thermoplastics are high-molecular-weight polymers whose chains associate through weak Van der Waals forces (polyethylene); strong...
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A plastic compound that will soften and melt with sufficient heat. Thermoplastic insulation compounds are used to manufacture certain types of electrical cables.
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A plastic material that can be softened or melted repeatedly without change of properties. Injection molded parts are manufactured with Thermo-plastic materials.
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a plastic capable of being repeatedly softened by heating and hardened by cooling through a temperature range characteristic of the plastic and, in the softened state, capable of being repeatedly shaped by flow into articles by moulding, extrusion or forming
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ther′mō-plas′tik Definitions: 1. A classification for materials that can be made soft by the application of heat and harden on cooling.
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Type of plastic that always softens on repeated heating. Thermoplastics include polyethene (polyethylene), polystyrene, nylon, and polyester
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