Polymers

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These are examples of These compounds
ALKENES unsaturated react with Bromine DECOLOURISE
Score Products of this
hydrocarbons (contain
double bonds)
water in the
following way.....
/13 reaction consist
of... These are examples of
These compounds
saturated hydrocarbons
ALKANES (do not contain double react with Bromine
bonds) water in the
following way.....
NO REACTION
CRACKING The products of this
process are made more
useful by........(a form of
FRACTIONAL DISTILLATION
thermal decomposition)
This process
POLY(ETHENETEREPHTHALATE)
requires heat and
a catalyst
Crude oil is separated by the
process of...
OR PET
Plastic drinks bottles are made
from the plastic....
Polymers
Alkenes are used to make
polymers by this process......
Mind map THERMOSETTING
PLASTICS
The weak forces between
molecules are called........
ADDITION POLYMERISATION
These consist of many small H H INTERMOLECULAR FORCES
individual.....
C C
If the plastic also has strong
chemical bonds between the
polymer chains they are known
If we can break these easily by
H H as.........
MONOMERS heating, the plastic is known
as ....
...which join up to make......
POLYMERS THERMOSOFTENING PLASTICS

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