polymers

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  • Created on: 25-02-19 07:45
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  • polymers
    • when catalysed and heated under pressure, unsaturated alkenes linkk together to form poluymers
      • ethene ----> poly(ethene)
      • propene---> polu(propene)
    • neoprene
      • shoe soles
      • hoses
    • nylon
      • carpet
      • ropes
      • boat sails
    • polyethylene
      • toys
      • drinking water container
    • themo-setting
      • melt at heating
    • thermo-plastic
      • don't melt at heating
    • characteristics
      • can be very resistant to chemical
      • has the ability to change it shape slightly
      • impermeable to water
      • insulating to electricity

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