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  • noun Plural form of polyethylene.

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  • The new plant would reduce the quantity of ethylene that has to be imported in order to supply the needs of existing secondary petrochemical plants that make ethylene derivatives such as polyethylenes, ethylene oxide, glycols and styrene for the national market.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report March 2003

  • The new plant would reduce the quantity of ethylene that has to be imported in order to supply the needs of existing secondary petrochemical plants that make ethylene derivatives such as polyethylenes, ethylene oxide, glycols and styrene for the national market.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report March 2003

  • American and European polyethylenes have different density ratings.

    Chapter 7

  • That includes those with flexlimbs made of polyethylenes.

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  • He has done it by studying the molecular structure of polyethylenes and removing all impurities which normally find their way into the manufacture of such material.

    The Practical Values of Space Exploration Report of the Committee on Science and Astronautics, U.S. House of Representatives, Eighty-Sixth Congress, Second Session

  • Major markets for ethylene include ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol, polyethylenes, styrene, vinyl chloride monomer and polyvinyl chloride production.

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  • Through May, demand is up 4%-5%, compared to 1997 due to stable North American economies, according to Len Azzaro, commercial director of polyethylenes in North America for Dow Chemical.

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  • The new company, with total assets in excess of $6 billion, is one of the world's top producers of olefins, polyethylenes, aromatics and styrenic chemicals.

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  • The largest derivatives for ethylene are polyethylenes at 55% of demand.

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  • Compared with colloidal crystals and other photonic materials, these photonic polyethylenes could become a low-cost staple polymer for a new range of applications, including energy-efficient building materials that reflect sunlight.

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