thermosetting polymer

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.TT07168
@PT07163@ in a soft solid or viscous state that changes irreversibly into an infusible, insoluble @P04742@ by @CT07137-1@.
Notes:
  1. @CT07137-2@ can be induced by the action of heat or suitable radiation, or both.
  2. A cured thermosetting polymer is called a thermoset.
Source:
PAC, 2004, 76, 889. (Definitions of terms relating to reactions of polymers and to functional polymeric materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2003)) on page 898 [Terms] [Paper]