Topic : chemicals

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cross-linkers

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

chemicals used to link together two or more polymer chains  

Keywords: chemicals  

cross-linked polymer

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

a polymer with net-like chemical linkages between individual chains

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covalent bond

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

a chemical bond formed by the sharing of one or more electrons   

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CHEMTREC (Chemical Transportation Emergency Response Center)

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

established in 1971 by the chemical industry to obtain information and assistance for emergency incidents involving chemicals and hazardous materials

Keywords: chemicals  

chemistry

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

the study of chemicals and their reactions

Keywords: chemicals  

CAS number

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

a registration number for individual chemical compounds based on a system developed by the Chemical Abstract Service (CAS); found on Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)  

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cyanoacrylate

May 14, 2013  | Encyclopedia

An adhesive or coating that hardens quickly in the presence of moisture (the curing agent) and may be hardened faster by using a catalyst or accelerator.

Keywords: adhesives   chemicals   DeEnterprises   glue  

ethyl methacrylate (EMA)

May 14, 2013  | Encyclopedia

Ethyl methacrylate (EMA) is a type of acrylic monomer (liquid) that is used in most acrylic systems.

Keywords: acrylics   chemicals   DeEnterprises   EMA   monomer  

primer

May 14, 2013  | Encyclopedia

A substance used to improve adhesion between the artificial nail and natural nail.

Keywords: chemicals   DeEnterprises   enhancements   primers  

co-polymer

May 14, 2013  | Encyclopedia

A polymer made from two or more different types or monomers; ABS plastic is a co-polymer, for example.

Keywords: acrylics   chemicals   DeEnterprises   monomer   polymer  

crystallization

May 14, 2013  | Encyclopedia

An undesirable but preventable formation of tiny crystals in the uncured nail coating, often resulting from unusually cold temperatures or drafts while a nail technician is working with wet acrylic product.

Keywords: acrylics   chemicals   DeEnterprises   effect of weather on nails  

ventilation systems

February 1, 2013  | Encyclopedia

Ventilation systems come in various types, sizes, and efficacies.

Keywords: chemicals   ventilation  

volatile organic compounds (VOC)

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Compounds that contain carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, chlorine, and other atoms that can evaporate easily into the atmosphere; found in nature as well as in some glues, solvents, and paints.

Keywords: chemicals  

volatile

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A measure of how quickly or easily a liquid will form vapors at room temperature; the more volatile (higher volatility), the faster the substance will evaporate.

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viscosity

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The measure of a liquid’s ability to flow; the apparent thickness or thinness of the liquid; measured in units called Cps.

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To remove water from the surface of the natural nail in order to promote adhesion of polishes or enhancement products.
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