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What is "Micro-encapsulation" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 20-Feb-2024 (4 months, 23 days ago)
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Micro-encapsulation
A method of enclosing polymer additive materials in microscopic capsules, which can then be released under certain conditions to enhance performance properties.

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