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What does CHDM stand for?

CHDM stands for Cyclohexanedimethanol

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the bis(epoxide) of cyclohexanedimethanol, a structural isomer of CBDO.
Some examples of this include: ethylene glycol gives excellent oil and fuel resistance, but a poor hydrolysis resistance; butanediol or even better methylpropanediol give outstanding low temperature properties; hexanediol leads to a good hydrolysis and heat resistance; cyclohexanedimethanol brings outstanding gas impermeability (ref.
By employing the cyclohexanedimethanol (CHDM) glycol monomer, along with other proprietary production and formulation techniques, a robust copolyester portfolio with a balanced range of processing, performance, and recycling ability was developed.
Eastman's family of polyester materials for rigid packaging includes its APET clear amorphous grade (for use to about 140 [degrees] F), for applications such as general-purpose blister packages, clear drinking cups, and dell containers; its CPET higher-temperature opaque crystalline grade, for use to 350 [degrees] F to 400 [degrees] F, for dual-oven-able trays; Eastar PETG 6763, the company's proprietary copolyester grade (for use to 140 [degrees] F) that is highly modified with cyclohexanedimethanol (CHDM), a crystallization inhibitor, for more stringent packaging requirements in markets such as medical and electronic; and PCT, with a temperature capability of 160 [degrees] F, notably for specialty packaging.