Glossary of terms used in the polyurethanes business

Courtesy of Smithers-Rapra & Cromar Solutions Ltd, UK

 

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Graft A polymer arrangement in which polymeric side chains of one chemical composition are attached to a polymer backbone molecule of a different chemical composition.

Green strength The strength of a moulded part at the time of demoulding - a subjective measure of the ease of demoulding and handling a part.

GRP Glass-reinforced polyester resin.