In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- ‘Think of it as thermoplastic rubber that is recyclable and processes like plastic,’ he says.
- It is a thermoplastic material which gets softer with heating and hardens when cooled.
- Made of a gelatinous thermoplastic material, the product acts like a solid adhesive and will not dry out.
- A couple of companies introduced new lines of thermoplastic materials suited for medical applications.
- Hot-bar and impulse welding processes are commonly used in the packaging industry to seal plastic bags and join thermoplastic films of 0.5 mm or less.
- Manufacturers can currently choose from either thermoset plastics or thermoplastics.
- There are three classes of polymers - thermoplastics, thermosets, and elastomers.
- Many of these are used as thermoplastics that are shaped and processed by means of injection molding and extrusion.
- Independent custom molders, who made marketable parts and products, experimented in the 1930s with injection molding of thermoplastics, which eventually almost replaced compression molding of thermoset resins.
- Other scientists made various plaster derivatives, artificial silks, and thermoplastics.
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