Plastics

plastics (properties, advantages and disadvantages)

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  • Created by: lukas
  • Created on: 24-04-12 07:29

Acrylic

Properties

-Good impacts strenght (does not shatter! but breaks into large pieces)

- Light Weight                                              -Durable

-Good electrical insulator

Advantages                                  Disadvantages

-Can be recycled                                           -quite soft

-weather proof                                              -scratches easily

-nice finish quality                                         -poor chemical resistance

-available in many colours!!!                 

 

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plolyethene

This plastic is the kind of shampoo bottles, buckets, toys etc are made of.

Properties

-Tough                                                -Resistant to chemicals

-soft and flexible                                   -

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