In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The joint should be explored, the debris removed, and the polyethylene exchanged.
- In general, wraps made of polyethylene are safer than polyvinyl chloride film.
- Colored polyethylene was used to impart the desired appearance.
- While enjoying the wind protection, consumers also appreciated the polyethylene floor.
- In the free radical polymerization of ethylene to form polyethylene, a small amount of a peroxide is added to a large volume of ethylene.
- The polyethylene is tightened by hand, and the aircraft cable is tightened by winch.
- The object should be removed from the polyethylene and the bag or sheeting discarded.
- Greenhouse polyethylene is more expensive, but can last ten years or more.
- A sampling of fineries made from a hybrid fiber of kevlar, nylon and polyethylene are shown below.
- Opaque high-density polyethylene is probably the best container, but there is no universal rule.
- A polyethylene lining will protect the line from corrosion.
- For this I use the polyethylene tubing: the same stuff found on gear loops.
- High density polyethylene products, such as milk containers, are cut into small pieces and remelted to make detergent bottles.
- Synthetic resins are made by man using modern chemical technology such as the polyethylene and polystyrene used for cosmetics, packaging, etc.
- You may also cover the polyethylene with a thin layer of sand or a thin slab of concrete to protect it from damage.
- Before there was polyethylene there was celluloid, patented in 1870 by John and Isaiah Hyatt, the sons of a blacksmith.
- After World War II, the cotton braided coverings were displaced by neoprene and, later, by polyethylene.
- Examples of linear polymers include polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride and polypropylene.
- It is the world's largest producer of polypropylene and Europe's biggest maker of polyethylene, with sales last year of £3.9 billion.
- The film is based on a combination of nanoscale crystals developed using technical waxes and a polymer such as polyethylene or polypropylene.
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