Polymers

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  • Created on: 22-01-13 19:25
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  • Polymers
    • Are made up of a very long chain
    • Made of plastics
    • Monomers undergo a polymerisation reaction to make a polymer
    • Two types of plastics:
      • Thermosoftening
        • Individual tangles polymer strands.
        • Melt  when heated
      • Thermosetting
        • Polymer chains with cross links between them
        • DO NOT melt when heated

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