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Synonyms for acrylic

polymerized from acrylonitrile

used especially by artists

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a synthetic fabric

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He said, "Acrylics, used as accent pieces, can freshen up a traditional look." In his company, hand-carved, hand-painted sculptures are the ones customers want.
* 4-ounce bottle acrylic gesso (from an art and craft store)
Better acrylics were necessary to build the nail business, but they were not sufficient to make it explode.
Using a combination of acrylic and Flashe, modeling paste, and marble dust, Kahn builds his multilayered surfaces to suggest undulating organic forms.
BASF has finally broken ground on a new acrylic acid production complex at Brazil's Camacari, Bahia state petrochemical complex, with plans to replace imported products going into latex paints and other downstream products, and to begin exports by 2014.
Acrylics are one class of water-based binder chemistry which is promising for semitransparent stains.
Metablen P acrylic processing aids used in any rigid PVC applications as well as flexible PVC.
What many consumers and even contractors don't know is that acrylic far outperforms other surface materials in these two critical areas.
acrylic monomer consumption is estimated at 5.8 billion lbs, worth $3.4 billion in 2001.
However, as drying oven temperatures and residence times increase, some acrylics begin to show yellowing tendencies.
Instead, the high level of light transmittance is achieved by incorporating high-molecular-weight polymer beads with a different refractive index into the acrylic. The result is an even distribution of light transmitted through the acrylic, and a 30% greater light transmittance compared with that of white-pigmented, light-diffusing acrylics through a 1.5-mm molded part.
has introduced its new Open Acrylics product line With Open Acrylics, Golden delivers better control over the drying time of their paint for artists, according to the company.
According to the report, acrylics' largest-volume application will continue to be in the manufacture of paints and coatings, with acrylic monomers (both acrylate and methacrylate types) widely used as the base resin in coatings.
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