amino resin

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Any thermosetting plastic made by polycondensation of a compound containing amino groups such as urea or melamine, with an aldehyde, such as formaldehyde or another aldehyde-yeilding substance. Amino resins were first made in 1929. Examples of amino resins are melamine formaldehyde and urea formaldehyde. Amino resins are used for molded plastics, coatings, adhesives, laminating, textile finishes, and paper manufacture.
amino resin
Accepted term: 17-Jun-2024