epichlorohydrin

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epichlorohydrin

[ep-i-klawr-uh-hahy-drin, -klohr-]
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.

Origin:
epi- + chlorohydrin

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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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