acrylic resin definition

  • noun:
    • some of many thermoplastic or thermosetting polymers or copolymers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, esters of the acids, or acrylonitrile, accustomed produce paints, synthetic rubbers, and lightweight plastic materials.
    • some of many thermoplastic or thermosetting polymers or copolymers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, esters of these acids, or acrylonitrile; found in paint and several plastic materials.
    • a thermoplastic made by polymerization of acrylic acid or methacrylic acid or some derivative of these (for instance the esters or amides). It can be created into a definite difficult plastic, and is the basis when it comes to commercial plastic materials known as Lucite and Plexiglass.
    • a glassy thermoplastic; can be cast and molded or utilized in coatings and adhesives

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