melamine-fromaldehyde methanal resin

melamine resin melamine resin melamine-fromaldehyde methanal resin melamine-fromaldehyde methanal resin n. A thermosetting plastic formed by the reaction of melamine and formaldehyde. It is used for molding and for preparing laminated sheets used to surface counter tops, walls, and furniture. The commercially marketed {Formica} (TM) is one type of melamine resin. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • melamine resin — melamine fromaldehyde methanal resin melamine fromaldehyde methanal resin n. A thermosetting plastic formed by the reaction of melamine and formaldehyde. It is used for molding and for preparing laminated sheets used to surface counter tops,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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