Translation of thermoplastic in Spanish:

thermoplastic

termoplástico, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌθərmoʊˈplæstɪk//θəːməʊˈplastɪk/

adjective

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    termoplástico
    • Made of a gelatinous thermoplastic material, the product acts like a solid adhesive and will not dry out.
    • It is a thermoplastic material which gets softer with heating and hardens when cooled.
    • 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.
    • ‘Think of it as thermoplastic rubber that is recyclable and processes like plastic,’ he says.
    • A couple of companies introduced new lines of thermoplastic materials suited for medical applications.

noun

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    termoplástico masculine
    • Manufacturers can currently choose from either thermoset plastics or thermoplastics.
    • Other scientists made various plaster derivatives, artificial silks, and thermoplastics.
    • 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.
    • There are three classes of polymers - thermoplastics, thermosets, and elastomers.