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Acrylic

Scope note

Colorless, transparent, thermoplastic synthetic resin made by the polymerization of acrylic acid derivatives; used for adhesives, consolidants, protective coatings, finishes, and as a paint medium.

This term has 19 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300014426

Broader Terms used

thermoplastic

Narrower Terms used

Rhoplex resin (TM)
polyacrylate

Created

11yrs ago

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