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Low-density polyethylene

Low-density polyethylene (LDPE) is a thermoplastic made from the monomer ethylene. [1]

45 relations: Acid, Alcohol, Aldehyde, Aliphatic compound, Aluminium foil, Aromaticity, Aseptic processing, Base (chemistry), Branching (polymer chemistry), Density, Ester, Ethylene, Haloalkane, Hard disk drive, High-density polyethylene, Hydrocarbon, Imperial Chemical Industries, Intermolecular force, Ketone, Linear low-density polyethylene, Liquid packaging board, Machining, Medium-density polyethylene, Mineral oil, Molding (process), Monomer, Optical disc drive, Oxidizing agent, Paperboard, Plastic bag, Plastic wrap, Playground slide, Polyethylene, Polyethylene terephthalate, Radical polymerization, Resilience (materials science), Room temperature, Six pack rings, Solvent, Stretch wrap, Thermoplastic, Ultimate tensile strength, Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene, Vegetable oil, Weldability.

Acid

An acid (from the Latin acidus/acēre meaning sour) is a chemical substance whose aqueous solutions are characterized by a sour taste, the ability to turn blue litmus red, and the ability to react with bases and certain metals (like calcium) to form salts.

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Alcohol

In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a saturated carbon atom.

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Aldehyde

An aldehyde or alkanal is an organic compound containing a formyl group.

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Aliphatic compound

In organic chemistry, compounds composed of carbon and hydrogen are divided into two classes: aromatic compounds and aliphatic compounds (G. aleiphar, fat, oil) also known as non-aromatic compounds.

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Aluminium foil

Aluminium foil (or aluminum foil), often referred to with the misnomer tin foil, is aluminium prepared in thin metal leaves with a thickness less than; thinner gauges down to are also commonly used.

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Aromaticity

In organic chemistry, the term aromaticity is formally used to describe an unusually stable nature of some flat rings of atoms.

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Aseptic processing

Aseptic processing is the process by which a sterile (aseptic) product (typically food or pharmaceutical) is packaged in a sterile container in a way that maintains sterility.

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Base (chemistry)

In chemistry, bases are substances that, in aqueous solution, are slippery to the touch, taste bitter, change the color of indicators (e.g., turn red litmus paper blue), react with acids to form salts, promote certain chemical reactions (base catalysis), accept protons from any proton donor, and/or contain completely or partially displaceable OH− ions.

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Branching (polymer chemistry)

In polymer chemistry, branching occurs by the replacement of a substituent, e.g., a hydrogen atom, on a monomer subunit, by another covalently bonded chain of that polymer; or, in the case of a graft copolymer, by a chain of another type.

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Density

The density, or more precisely, the volumetric mass density, of a substance is its mass per unit volume.

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Ester

In chemistry, esters are chemical compounds derived from an acid (organic or inorganic) in which at least one -OH (hydroxyl) group is replaced by an -O-alkyl (alkoxy) group.

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Ethylene

Ethylene (IUPAC name: ethene) is a hydrocarbon which has the formula or H2C.

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Haloalkane

The haloalkanes (also known, as halogenoalkanes or alkyl halides) are a group of chemical compounds derived from alkanes containing one or more halogens.

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Hard disk drive

A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is a data storage device used for storing and retrieving digital information using one or more rigid ("hard") rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.

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High-density polyethylene

High-density polyethylene (HDPE) or polyethylene high-density (PEHD) is a polyethylene thermoplastic made from petroleum.

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Hydrocarbon

In organic chemistry, a hydrocarbon is an organic compound consisting entirely of hydrogen and carbon.

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Imperial Chemical Industries

Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) was a British chemical company and was, for much of its history, the largest manufacturer in Britain.

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Intermolecular force

Intermolecular forces are forces of attraction or repulsion which act between neighboring particles (atoms, molecules or ions).

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Ketone

In chemistry, a ketone (alkanone) is an organic compound with the structure RC(.

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Linear low-density polyethylene

Linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) is a substantially linear polymer (polyethylene), with significant numbers of short branches, commonly made by copolymerization of ethylene with longer-chain olefins.

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Liquid packaging board

Liquid packaging board is a multi-ply paperboard with high stiffness, strong wet sizing and a high barrier coating.

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Machining

Machining is any of various processes in which a piece of raw material is cut into a desired final shape and size by a controlled material-removal process.

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Medium-density polyethylene

Medium-density polyethylene (MDPE) is a type of polyethylene defined by a density range of 0.926–0.940 g/cm3.

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Mineral oil

A mineral oil is any of various colorless, odorless, light mixtures of higher alkanes from a mineral source, particularly a distillate of petroleum.

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Molding (process)

Molding or moulding (see spelling differences) is the process of manufacturing by shaping liquid or pliable raw material using a rigid frame called a mold or matrix.

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Monomer

A monomer (mono-, "one" + -mer, "part") is a molecule that may bind chemically to other molecules to form a polymer.

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Optical disc drive

In computing, an optical disc drive (ODD) is a disk drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves within or near the visible light spectrum as part of the process of reading or writing data to or from optical discs.

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Oxidizing agent

In chemistry, oxidizing agent has two meanings.

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Paperboard

Paperboard is a thick paper-based material.

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Plastic bag

A plastic bag, polybag, or pouch is a type of container made of thin, flexible, plastic film, nonwoven fabric, or plastic textile.

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Plastic wrap

Plastic wrap, cling film (UK), cling wrap or food wrap, is a thin plastic film typically used for sealing food items in containers to keep them fresh over a longer period of time.

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Playground slide

Playground slides are found in parks, schools, playgrounds and backyards.

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Polyethylene

Polyethylene (abbreviated PE) or polyethene (IUPAC name polyethene or poly(methylene)) is the most common plastic.

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Polyethylene terephthalate

Polyethylene terephthalate (sometimes written poly(ethylene terephthalate)), commonly abbreviated PET, PETE, or the obsolete PETP or PET-P, is the most common thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in fibers for clothing, containers for liquids and foods, thermoforming for manufacturing, and in combination with glass fiber for engineering resins.

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Radical polymerization

Free radical polymerization is a method of polymerization by which a polymer forms by the successive addition of free radical building blocks.

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Resilience (materials science)

In material science, resilience is the ability of a material to absorb energy when it is deformed elastically, and release that energy upon unloading.

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Room temperature

Room temperature is a colloquial expression for the typical or preferred indoor (climate-controlled) temperature to which people are generally accustomed.

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Six pack rings

Six pack rings or six pack yokes are a set of connected plastic rings that are used in multi-packs of beverage, particularly six packs of beverage cans.

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Solvent

A solvent (from the Latin solvō, "I loosen, untie, I solve") is a substance that dissolves a solute (a chemically different liquid, solid or gas), resulting in a solution.

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Stretch wrap

Stretch wrap or stretch film is a highly stretchable plastic film that is wrapped around items.

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Thermoplastic

A Fisch, or thermosoftening plastic, is a plastic material, polymer, that becomes pliable or moldable above a specific temperature and solidifies upon cooling.

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Ultimate tensile strength

Ultimate tensile strength (UTS), often shortened to tensile strength (TS) or ultimate strength, is the maximum stress that a material can withstand while being stretched or pulled before failing or breaking.

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Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene

Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE, UHMW) is a subset of the thermoplastic polyethylene.

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Vegetable oil

A vegetable oil is a triglyceride extracted from a plant.

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Weldability

The weldability, also known as joinability,.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low-density_polyethylene

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