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[ep-i-klawr-uh-hahy-drin, -klohr-] /ˌɛp ɪˌklɔr əˈhaɪ drɪn, -ˌkloʊr-/
noun, Chemistry
a highly volatile liquid with a chloroformlike odor, C 3 H 5 ClO: used as a solvent for resins and in the production of epoxy and phenoxy resins.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • epichlorohydrin is mainly used in the production of epoxy resins.
  • The resins comprise polyamine-epichlorohydrin resin beads with ferrites attached to the surfaces of the beads.

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