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plastisol

Line breaks: plas¦ti|sol
Pronunciation: /ˈplastɪsɒl
 
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Definition of plastisol in English:

noun

A liquid substance which can be converted into a solid plastic simply by heating, consisting of particles of synthetic resin dispersed in a non-volatile liquid.
Example sentences
  • Some products, called plastisols, contain no solvent and consist of polymers dispersed in a liquid plasticizer.
  • The light absorbing coating may comprise one of a paint, a lacquer, a tape, a ceramic, a hot melt plastic, a resinous plastic, a plastisol, or an epoxy material.
  • Upon heating the plastisol coating to a temperature which is sufficient to cause fusion of resins contained therein, a highly permeable polymeric ply having the appearance of a smooth, continuous film is formed.

Origin

1940s: from the noun plastic + sol2.

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