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Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

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Thermoplastic Polyurethane

  • Jan W. GoochAffiliated with

n A class of polyurethanes including rigid and elastomeric polymers that can be repeatedly made soft and pliable on heating and hard (flexible or rigid) on subsequent cooling. Also called thermoplastic urethanes, TPUR, TPU.

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