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  • polymers
    • what is  thermosets
      • these undergo a chemical change resulting in them becoming permanently rigid, i.e. they cannot be reheated and reshaped.
    • what is a thermoplastic?
      • these materials can be repeatedly reheated and remouled
    • what is a Elastomer?
      • they have good elasticity: i.e. they can be destroyed under pressure but will return to their original shape when removed.
    • what are plastics?
    • why have plastics become so popular?
      • A domestic kettle has developed from a metal to a polymer with all inhered benefits this material bring colour, light weight, electrical and thermal insulator.
      • more user friendly incorporating all of the ergonomic issues associated with the use of the product,
  • what is a Elastomer?
    • they have good elasticity: i.e. they can be destroyed under pressure but will return to their original shape when removed.
  • A group of materials made up of long-chain molecules. these long chains consist of hydrogen & carbon atoms in various combinations with other atoms like oxygen.others have been denied from the natural sources and are becoming more popular.
    • what are plastics?

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