ABC of Tetex: Polyamides

What are polyamides? Polyamide, any polymer (substance composed of long, multiple-unit molecules) in which the repeating units in the molecular chain are linked together by amide groups. Amide groups have the general chemical formula CO-NH. They may be produced by...

ABCs of Tetex: Biosynthetics

What Are Biosynthetics? A biosynthetic fiber consists of polymers made from renewable resources, either wholly or partly. Biosynthetics are emerging as a potential alternative to conventional synthetic products. The main difference between biosynthetic fibers and...

ABC’s of Tetex: Polyesters

Polyesters are polymers that contain ester group in its structure.Polyesters are synthetic, man-made materials. Basic features of polyesters:Non-hygroscopic – they do not absorb water Stainproof – it is very difficult to stain polyester...

Phthalates in materials: why should they be avoided?

In the age of the depleting ozone layer and the ubiquitous smog repeatedly exceeding acceptable norms, the environmental awareness in the society is constantly growing. Technical materials used nowadays include those that may have...
What is Polypropylene

All about Polypropylene

What is Polypropylene? Polypropylene is a thermoplastic polymer which is both tough and durable. Made from the polymerization of propylene gas in the presence of a catalyst system it is becoming increasing popular, even replacing...
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