Thermoplastic vs Polyethersulfone - What's the difference?

thermoplastic | polyethersulfone |


As nouns the difference between thermoplastic and polyethersulfone

is that thermoplastic is a plastic with this property while polyethersulfone is (chemistry) polyethersulfone describes a family of thermoplastic polymers that are known for their toughness and stability at high temperatures they contain the subunit aryl-so2-aryl, the defining feature of which is the sulfone group.

As an adjective thermoplastic

is softening when heated and hardening when cooled.

thermoplastic

English

Adjective

(-)
  • softening when heated and hardening when cooled
  • Coordinate terms

    * thermosetting

    Derived terms

    * thermoplastic resin

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A plastic with this property.
  • polyethersulfone

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia polyethersulfone) (en noun)
  • (chemistry) Polyethersulfone describes a family of thermoplastic polymers that are known for their toughness and stability at high temperatures. They contain the subunit aryl-SO2-aryl, the defining feature of which is the sulfone group.