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  • Thermoplastic and Thermosetting Plastics
    • Acetate
      • Uses: Presentation covers, OHP covers
      • Properties:  Clear, flexible, wipes clean easily, easy to cut, transparent
    • Polyethylene
      • Uses: Switches, toys and bottles.
      • Properties: Shatterproof, lightweight and resistant to electricity.
    • Polystyrene
      • Uses: Packed material, vacuum formed trays 
      • Properties:  Lightweight, can be dyed. It is cheap and easily shaped.
    • Polyvinyl Chloride
      • Uses: Carrier bags, blister packs, bottles  
      • Properties:  Can be flexible or rigid


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