Graphics - Plastics 

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  • Created on: 11-04-14 17:58
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  • Graphics - Plastics
    • Bioplastic
      • Biodegradable
      • Can be clear or coloured
      • Used for food packaging
    • Cellulose Acetate
      • Clear, not tough
      • Stiff but brittle
      • Used for film for cameras
    • Polyethylene Terephtalate (PET)
      • Tough
      • Keeps the 'fizz' in
      • Used for fizzy drinks bottles
    • Polystyrene (PS)
      • Not tough
      • Can be vacuum formed
      • Used for CD cases
    • Expanded Polystyrene
      • Light, impact-absorbing
      • Used for protective packaging
    • Polypropylene (PP)
      • Flexible
      • Used for crisp packets
    • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
      • Tough, resists scratching
      • Used for blister packs

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