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  • n  any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules

  • Both are acetal polymers and derive from formaldehyde.
  • In the new it is polyvinyl acetal resin, a synthetic plastic made from acetylene.
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  • Ticona Polymer and Processing Expertise Helps Rodon Deliver Successes, Including ...
    Florence, Ky., Sulzbach, Germany, Shanghai, PR China – Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, and The Rodon Group, a 57-year-old custom injection molder, are marking 30 years of cooperation that has resulted in successful products, including the K'NEX® building toy system made with Celcon® acetal copolymer (POM). "We started with Ticona in the early '80s," says ...
    July 30, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • Metal Detectable Plastics Available at Emco Plastics!
    If you are involved with food processing or packaging, Emco can help with right material to suite your needs. The first is a metal detectable grade metal detectable of Acetal. Acetal (POM) polymer has superb inherent mechanical properties in respect of dimensional stability, strength, stiffness and low wear characteristics. Acetal is suitable for replacing metal parts that are currently ...
    July 30, 2013 - ThomasNet

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