photopolymer
noun Date: 1932 a photosensitive plastic used especially in the manufacture of printing plates

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  • Photopolymer — A photopolymer is a polymer that cures, or becomes solid, when exposed to light, often in the ultraviolet spectrum. These polymers are useful in dentistry for fillings and in rapid prototyping in the stereolithography and 3D printing processes.… …   Wikipedia

  • photopolymer — ˌ noun Etymology: phot + polymer : a photosensitive plastic used especially in the manufacture of printing plates * * * photopolymer to polymerized: see photo 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • photopolymer — /foh toh pol euh meuhr/, n. Chem. a polymer or plastic that undergoes a change in physical or chemical properties when exposed to light. [PHOTO + POLYMER] * * * …   Universalium

  • photopolymer — noun Any polymer that reacts to light with a physical or chemical change, used especially for teeth fillings …   Wiktionary

  • Photopolymer — Pho|to|po|ly|mer: 1) durch Photopolymerisation hergestellte Polymere; 2) photochem. reagierende Gruppierungen enthaltende Polymere, z. B. Photoresists …   Universal-Lexikon

  • photopolymer — pho·to·polymer …   English syllables

  • Liquid photopolymer plate — Печатная форма на основе жидкой фотополимеризующейся композиции …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Ready-to-run photopolymer plate — Бесприправочная фотополимерная форма …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Laser engraving — is the practice of using lasers to engrave or mark an object. The technique can be very technical and complex, and often a computer system is used to drive the movements of the laser head. Despite this complexity, very precise and clean… …   Wikipedia

  • Pad printing — is a printing process that can transfer a 2 D image onto a 3 D object. This is accomplished using an indirect offset (gravure) printing process that involves an image being transferred from the printing plate (cliché) via a silicone pad onto a… …   Wikipedia

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