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alkyd resin

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alkyd resin


Any of a variety of synthetic resins, produced by the esterification of a polybasic acid with a polyhydric alcohol. Often used for coatings, finishes, adhesives, and molding compounds.


alkyd plastic

alkyd resins

plastic, alkyd

resin, alkyd

résine alkyde

résines alkydes

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