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Definition of the noun acrylic resin
What does acrylic resin mean as a name of something?
- a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or used in coatings and adhesives
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonyms of acrylic resin: acrylate resin / acrylic
- more generic term: synthetic resin = a resin having a polymeric structure; especially a resin in the raw state
- more specific term: polymethyl methacrylate = a transparent plastic used as a substitute for glass
Alternative definition of the noun acrylic resin
- [organic chemistry] Any of many thermoplastic or thermosetting polymers or copolymers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, esters of these acids, or acrylonitrile; used in paint and many plastics.
Acrylic resin: Acrylic resins are a group of related thermoplastic or thermosetting plastic substances derived from acrylic acid, methacrylic acid or other related compounds. Polymethyl acrylate is an acrylic resin used in an emulsed form for lacquer, textile finishes, adhesives and, when mixed with clay, to gloss paper. Another acrylic resin is polymethyl methacrylate, which is used to make hard plastics with various light transmitting properties.
- also known as Acrylic resins
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by American Heritage Dictionary
An acrylic resin.
by Michael Ash, Irene Ash
Acrylic resins, pellets, sheet. Acryclean G. [ Evode-Tanner Industries] Antisticking agent for acrylic and vinyl acrylics. AcrylaiU [Akzo Engineering Plastics] Styrene-acrylonitrile, glass-reinforced. Acrylic Resin AS.
by James F. Carley
See also ACRYLIC RESIN. Acrylic Fiber Generic name for any manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming material is a long-chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% by weight of acrylonitrile units, -CH2CHCN- (Federal Trade ...
by Nicholas P Cheremisinoff
ACRYLIC RESIN Table 2 continued Chemical Chemical Family Trade Names Name/Synonyms Bis(Dimethylthiocarba Organic sulfide TETD myl) disulfide 1,3- Diphenyl-2-thiourea | Rubber accelerator A-1 Thiocarbanilide Carbamide ...
by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
cellular sheet glazing or cladding manufactured from transparent acrylic resin. acrylic finish, acrylic coating; any surface covering or coating, such as tiling, boarding and paints, whose finish is acrylic. acrylic flooring compound a hardwearing ...
by John Daintith
acrylic resin NNN Simple acid anhydrides have the general formula RCOOCOR ′, where R and R′ are alkyl or aryl groups. They can be regarded as formed by removing a molecule of water from two molecules of carboxylic acid.
Dictionary of Chemistry (2003)
by McGraw-Hill Education
'es-tar} acrylic resin [ORG CHEM] A thermoplastic synthetic organic polymer made by the polymerization of acrylic derivatives such as acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, ethyl acrylate, and methyl acrylate; used for adhesives, protective coatings, ...
The Encyclopedia of Wood (2007)
by U S Dept of Agriculture
Linseed oil Tung oil Paste furniture wax Water repellent Latex flat wall paint (vinyl acrylic resin) Latex primer wall paint ( butadiene-styrene resin) Alkyd flat wall paint (soya alkyd) Acrylic latex house primer paint ...
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Achilles, 1952, oil and acrylic resin on canvas by Barnett Newman
Barnett Newman is best known for the monumental paintings he began making in the late 1940s which incorporate unified fields of color that have been demarcated into zones by vertical, or occasionally, horizontal, stripes the artist called "zips." The zip was a compositional fulcrum, a source of movement, division, and measurement, as well as a carrier of often metaphysical meaning.
Achilles presents an unusual composition for Newman, for the central element has been expanded from a zip to a broad swath of brilliant red paint that sweeps down the canvas and ends in an irregular, jagged edge. The exterior straight-edged bands of blackish-brown color, which Newman painted after the red, are for the most part uniform and deeply opaque. In contrast, the red is sensuously modulated, having been deftly applied with broad sweeps of the brush that permit the white priming to remain visible throughout. Intensely radiant, the hot red tonality contrasts sharply with the dark perimeter and seems to advance optically.
It was not unusual for Newman to use titles from the Bible or Greek mythology. He likened the "red and fiery" shape in Achilles to a shield, presumably referring to the armor made for the hero of Homer's Iliad in the volcanic workshop of Hephaestus, the patron of metallurgy and god of fire.
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