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Olefin vs. Polyolefin — What's the Difference?

Olefin vs. Polyolefin — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Olefin and Polyolefin

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Olefin

Any of a class of unsaturated open-chain hydrocarbons having at least one double bond.
Jul 03, 2022

Polyolefin

A polyolefin is a type of polymer with the general formula (CH2CHR)n. They are derived from a handful of simple olefins (alkenes).
Jul 03, 2022

Olefin

A fiber or fabric made of this material.
Jul 03, 2022

Polyolefin

(chemistry) A polymer (such as polyethylene) made by the polymerization of an olefin
Jul 03, 2022

Olefin

(organic chemistry) Any of a class of unsaturated open-chain hydrocarbons such as ethylene; an alkene with only one carbon-carbon double bond.
Jul 03, 2022
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Polyolefin

(chemistry) A polyene
Jul 03, 2022

Olefin

Olefiant gas, or ethylene. See Ethylene.
Jul 03, 2022

Olefin

Any one of the series of unsaturated hydrocarbons of which ethylene is the type; a member of the alkene series of hydrocarbons; an alkene.
Jul 03, 2022

Olefin

Any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
Jul 03, 2022

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