Alkyd vs Alkyl - What's the difference?

alkyd | alkyl |


As nouns the difference between alkyd and alkyl

is that alkyd is a synthetic resin derived from a reaction between alcohol and certain acids, used as a base for many laminates, paints and coatings while alkyl is alkyl.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

alkyd

English

Noun

(wikipedia alkyd) (en noun)
  • A synthetic resin derived from a reaction between alcohol and certain acids, used as a base for many laminates, paints and coatings.
  • alkyl

    English

    (wikipedia alkyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a series of univalent radicals of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons.
  • See also

    * -yl * aryl * methyl * ethyl * propyl * butyl * amyl, pentyl * hexyl * heptyl * octyl * nonyl * decyl * and so on ----