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Marlex is a trademarked name for crystalline polypropylene and high-density polyethylene. These plastics were invented by J. Paul Hogan and Robert Banks, two research chemists at the Phillips Petroleum company.

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Google previewOperative Thoracic Surgery Fifth Edition (2006)

by Larry R Kaiser, Glyn Jamieson

Marlex is a single knit fabric, rigid in only one direction and stretchable in the opposite direction. Prolene is a double stitch knit and is rigid in all directions. These meshes can be sutured to the defect margins, tightly enough to be semirigid.

Google previewEssentials of Plastic Surgery (2015)

Q&A Companion by Alex P. Jones, Jeffrey E. Janis

Marlex is a heavyweight polypropylene mesh that is used in chest and abdominal wall reconstruction. Mersilene is a polyethylene ...

Google previewCarrahers Polymer Chemistry (2016)

Chemistry, Materials science by CTI Reviews

Marlex is a gas with the formula C4H10 that is an alkane with four carbon atoms. The term may refer to either of two structural isomers, nor isobutane or to a mixture of these isomers. In the IUPAC nomenclature, however, ' ' refers only to the n- ...

Google previewTopics in Colorectal Disease (2012)

by R. John Nicholls, Neil J. McC. Mortensen, John M.A. Northover

Marlex is a synthetic nylonlike material. It is placed subcutaneously external to the entire sphincter mechanism under local anaesthesia after an adequate mechanical and antibiotic bowel preparation. The advantage is that it is a simple ...

Google previewChest Surgery (2014)

by Hendrik C. Dienemann, Hans Hoffmann, Frank C. Detterbeck

Marlex is a single-stitch knit mesh that is malleable in one direction and rigid in the other. It is a semipermeable membrane with a pore size of 75 μ. The mesh enables macrophages and fibroblasts to pass through and provides a matrix for ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Marlene Mary + Helena marlex marine reserve landing exercise ...

Google previewPolymer Technology Dictionary (2012)

by A. Whelan

PE-HD Petrofina Finathene PE-HD Phillips Petroleum Chemicals Marlex PE- HD Soltex Polymer Corp Fortiflex PE-HD Solvay Eltex PE-HD Statoil Statoil polyethylene HDPE PE-HD USI/Quantum Petrothene PE-HD Wacker-Chemie Wacker ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry (2009)

by M. S. Vassiliou

Phillips marketed it under the trade name Marlex. A process for making polypropylene was also discovered by a number of investigators in the 1950s, including Hogan and Banks, and Professor Giulio Natta. Commercial production began in ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

Marlex mesh (mar'léks) A monofilament, biologically inert mesh used in surgical procedures to help cover or strengthen areas, as in hernia repair. Maroteaux- Lamy syndrome Mucopolysaccharidosis VI. marrow (mar'6) 1. The soft tissue in the ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

Marlex” [Chevron]. TM for high-density polyethylene. Use: Packaging, consumer and industrial goods, pipe, film, transportation, building, and construction. Marquis' reagent. Formaldehyde-sulfuric acid reagent for alkaloids. marsh gas.

Google previewCondensed Encyclopedia of Polymer Engineering Terms (2001)

by Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff

Trade Name Lucite Lupiace Lupital Luran Lustran Lustrex Magnum Makroblend Makrolon Maranyl Marlex Merlon Mindel Minlon Mylar NAS l0 Noryl GTX Novodur Oleplate Olevac Ontex Paxon Pellethane Petrothene TRADE NAMES ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers (2010)

by Jan W. Gooch

Marlex Poly(ethylene), manufactured by Phillips, US. Marouflage v To glue a canvas to a wall which is to be covered by a mural painting. Marquardt Index n In an infrared-absorption study of the cure advancement of a phenolic resin, the ...

Google previewChemical Tradename Dictionary (1997)

by Michael Ash, Irene Ash

Marlex ®. [Phillips; Phillips Petrol. Chem. SA/NV] Polyethylene or polypropylene resins; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Body Sculpting after Massive Weight Loss (2011)

by Berish Strauch, Charles K. Herman

This procedure was first described in 1978 by Wilkinson and Peloso,14 who placed a 2-cm Marlex mesh around the upper part of the stomach, separating the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of 20th-Century Technology (2005)

by Colin Hempstead, William Worthington

The Phillips product, called Marlex, was introduced in 1954 and later in the decade was used for hula hoop, a toy for children. Polymerization of propylene in the presence of a similar active catalyst, as discovered by Guilio Natta and ...

Google previewA Pocket Botanical Dictionary, comprising the names, history, and culture of all plants known in Britain, with a full explanation of technical terms. By J. Paxton, assisted by Professor Lindley (1840)

by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley

MARLEX, Roxburgh. From Marliya, the Bengalese name of the plant. Linn. 8, Or. 1, Nat. Or. Alaniaceae. A pretty plant, succeeding in peat and oam; and cuttings of the half-ripened wood root readily in sand, under a glass. begoniaefolia .

Google previewPolymer Science Dictionary (1996)

by M. Alger

Marlex Tradename for high density polyethylene. Maron-Pierce relation A relationship describing the effect ...

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