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Synonyms for cross-link

a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule

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join by creating covalent bonds (of adjacent chains of a polymer or protein)

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Primer B (containing Proanthocyanidin cross linker) significantly increased shear bond strength and resin penetration at resin-dentin interface.
In the light of results of current study, Proanthocyanidin seem to be a promising cross linker that can improve the quality and durability of tooth coloured resin restorations.
PA is an effective natural collagen cross linker which is suggested for use as an adjunct to dentin adhesives.
It is comprised of processing as a melt in an extruder, at least one binder and at least one pigment, and optionally, at least one filler, additive and/or cross linker, and premixing, to give a homogeneous mixture and grinding, after cooling, to a finished powder.
Summary: Using equal volumes of three monomers (acrylic acid, vinyl acetate and methyl acrylate), ternary co-polymers were synthesized with different concentrations of cross linker, ethylene glycol dimethacrylate (EGDMA).
Keywords: Terpolymeric hydrogel, acrylic acid, vinyl acetate, methyl acrylate, cross linker sensitive swelling model, cross linker concentration coefficient.
Incorporation of hydrophilic functional groups on the surface of the resin beads [12] or to use a suitable mixture of monomer and cross linkers to achieve the desired hydrophilic character [13] are the two easy approaches during synthesis.
In this work, amidoximated PAN beads were synthesized by the reaction of hydroxyl amine hydrochloride (OH-N[H.sub.2].HCl) with crosslinked PAN beads, prepared through suspension polymerization (SP), using acrylonitrile (AN) as monomer and divinylbenzene (DVB) and ethyleneglycoldimethacrylate (EGDMA) as cross linkers. An optimum proportion of the two crosslinkers was arrived for the efficient capacity and kinetics.
Hill said unlike many laminating inks which require cross linking for certain boil-in-bag or retort applications (up to 275[degrees]F), Belle Color has been shown to deliver high-level performance without the need for special additives or cross linkers. Its adhesion to treated films is exceptional, including newer high barrier options such as AlOx- and SiOx-coated polyester, as well as popular general purpose films such as polyolefins, polyester, cellophane, nylon and saran-coated films.