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Definition of the noun alkyd
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noun - plural: alkyds
- a durable synthetic resin widely used in adhesives and paints
Alternative definition of the noun alkyd
- A synthetic resin derived from a reaction between alcohol and certain acids, used as a base for many laminates, paints and coatings.
Alkyd: An alkyd is a polyester modified by the addition of fatty acids and other components. They are derived from polyols and a dicarboxylic acid or carboxylic acid anhydride. The term alkyd is a modification of the original name "alcid", reflecting the fact that they are derived from alcohol and organic acids. The inclusion of the fatty acid confers a tendency to form flexible coating. Alkyds are used in paints and in moulds for casting. They are the dominant resin or "binder" in most commercial "oil-based" coatings. Approximately 200,000 tons of alkyd resins are produced each year. The original alkyds were compounds of glycerol and phthalic acid sold under the name Glyptal. These were sold as substitutes for the darker colored Copal resins, thus creating alkyd varnishes which were much paler in colour. From these, the alkyds we know today were developed.
- also known as Glycéro
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by CTI Reviews
An alkyd is a polyester modified by the addition of fatty acids and other components. They are derived from polyols and a dicarboxylic acid or carboxylic acid anhydride. The term alkyd is a modification of the original name 'alcid', reflecting the ...
Cabinetry, Equipment, Surfaces by Ellen Cheever, NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)
Alkyd is the most durable of the common finishing paints. Most alkyds are sufficiently dry for a second coat in four to six hours.
e-Study Guide for: Engineering Materials: Properties and Selection by Kenneth G. Budinski, ISBN 9780137128426 (2013)
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
The term alkyd is a modification of the original name 'alcid', reflecting the fact that they are derived from alcohol and organicacids. Alkydsare used in paints and inmoulds forcasting. They are the dominant resin or 'binder' in most commercial ...
by Melissa Kay Bishop
Alkyd is the name used for oil-based paint because, historically, it contained linseed oil, but is now made up of mineral spirits. Many painters swear by oil paints, especially for murals and faux finishes. The result has a creamier finish than ...
Corrosion Control by L L Shreir
Plasticising alkyd resins The term plasticising alkyd is a loosely used one, embracing those alkyds that are ...
The Product Realization Process by Edward B. Magrab
Alkyd is a polyester resin that is useful in applications requiring high- temperature electrical properties, arc ...
by David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCARB, CSI, Steven E. O'Hara , PE
An alkyd is a chemical compound made from vegetable oils and synthetic resins. Oil paints are durable but have a strong odor when applied and must be cleaned up with a solvent, such as mineral spirits. In addition, they cannot be applied to ...
Volume 33 - Organic Liquids: Thermal Conductivity Estimation to Peat Supply-Demand Relationships by John J. McKetta Jr
tar-epoxy Aliphatic polyurethane 30% silicone-alkyd Alkyd gloss Epoxy- polyamide High-solids epoxy-amine Asphalt Coal tar Epoxy-polyamide Modified epoxy texture Epoxy-polyamide Water-borne acrylic-epoxy Acrylic latex Modified epoxy ...
alkyd resin A synthetic resin used as a binder in lacquers, adhesives, paints, and varnishes. Allen wrench Asection ofhexagonal stock ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)
by John Daintith
Theoriginal alkyd resins were made by copolymerizing phthalic anhydride with glycerol, to give a brittlecrosslinked polymer. The propertiesofsuch resins can be modified by adding monobasic acids or alcohols during the polymerization.
A Dictionary of Science (2017)
by Jonathan Law
The original alkyd resins were made by copolymerizing phthalic anhydride with glycerol, to give a brittle cross-linked polymer. The properties of such resins can be modified by adding monobasic acids or alcohols during the polymerization.
Table 1 Examples of coatings and primers for various substrates Substrate Topcoat/primer Drywall, sheetrock Alkyd enamel/alkyd enamel or vinyl sealer Latex (acrylic, vinyl)lvinyl sealer Alkyd enamel/enamel undercoat or mixture of enamel ...
Polymer Science Dictionary (2017)
by Mark Alger
alkyd polyester Alternative name for polyester alkyd. alkyd resin Alternative name for polyester resin, often specifically referring to saturated polyester resins prepared by ...
by Mel Schwartz
Alkyd parts are in successful production in positive, semipositive, and flash molds . In general, the positive and semipositive types are recommended to obtain uniformly dense parts with lowest shrinkage. However, flash molds are frequently ...
by Julian Evans, John A. Youngquist
Some oil finishes also contain alkyd resins. Semitransparent penetrating stains Semitransparent penetrating stains are moderately pigmented water repellents or water-repellent preservatives, often containing higher amounts of drying oil or ...
Processing and Fabriactaion Technology by University of Delawa
The alkyd resins, however, are solids at room temperature but include constituents which cross-link under thermal action without...
As a group, the alkyd and DAP resins are easy to process; have low shrinkage, excellent electrical resistance, ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1K5Y4D2
The value of this 5-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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