May 14, 2013
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
November 20, 2012
Polymer refers to the chemical bonding of many smaller individual organic monomers into a large structure, i.e. hair is a polymer of thousands of amino acids connected into chains; also refers to the powder part of an acrylic system.
Keywords: acrylics chemicals gels polymer
July 21, 2011
Pink, white, or colored, acrylic powder is often seen as the more important partner in a liquid-and-powder relationship. What makes it so special? Is it a secret ingredient? You may be surprised to learn what’s actually in there.
Keywords: acrylic powder acrylics polymer Secret Ingredient
July 1, 2009
Creating the perfect set of acrylics could be considered an art, but the foundation behind it is found in the science. NAILS breaks down the chemistry behind liquid-and-powder in laymen's terms.
Keywords: acetone/removal products acrylics CND Doug Schoon liquid-to-powder ratio
April 1, 2009
Margo Therien demonstrates how we make one of our flower canes in polymer clay. These canes are used for a variety of projects, from lightswitch covers to beads to nail art.
Keywords: fimo canes polymer
February 1, 1993
Acrylic powder consistencies vary and so does their workability. Choosing one powder over another depends on the nail technician’s sculpting technique and ability.
Keywords: acrylic powder acrylics how products are made polymer