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epoxy resin




A class of thermoplastic polymers of the polyether type, formed from epichlorhydrin and a dihydric alcohol or phenol (e.g., bisphenol-A), and cross-linked by a curing agent. Inert, strong, adhesive, and good insulators, epoxy resins are mixed with fillers and plasticizers and used for construction, coating, and bonding.


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