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Epoxy At A Glance

Epoxy at a glance

Epoxy 4W/EP is a general purpose FR-4 epoxide resin laminate conforming to BSEN60893 3-2-EPGC202, based on a medium weave glass cloth. This material has excellent electrical, mechanical and fire resistance properties.

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Applications where Nylon is used

Most of us have come across the term 'nylon at some point or another. But what is nylon and what is it used for? By definition, nylon is a synthetic thermoplastic linear polyamide that was first produced in 1935 by American chemist Wallace Carothers. Nylon is extensively used in a variety of applications which include clothing, for reinforcement in rubber material like car tires, for use as a rope or thread, and for a number of injection moulded parts for vehicles and mechanical equipment.

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The Plastic Family

When you think of plastic what is the first thing that springs your mind? Toys? Packaging? Or may be a plastic bag? Obviously! Would it surprise you if you were told that humans have been using naturally derived plastic for far longer than you may imagine. Plastics are used everywhere. It is used in our day-to-day routine from the clothes you wear to the cereals you eat to the furniture you have in your house.

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The Nylon Family

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There are different grades available in nylon, each having its own unique properties and characteristics, most of which are available at Ai Plastics and Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials. Read to find out more. 

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