Graphics - Properties of different materials

Paper card advantages...
1) Doesn't rip as easily as paper (slightly stronger) 2) Quite flexible 3) Recyclable
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Paper card disadvantages...
1) Cannot support much weight 2) Not waterproof 3) Easily creased
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Paper card uses...
1) Cereal boxes 2) Hair dye boxes 3) Board games
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Thermoplastic (HIPS) advantages...
1) Bended into any shape when heated 2) Strong 3) Waterproof
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Thermoplastic disadvantages...
1) Weaker when heated 2) Sharp when broken 3) Not environmentally friendly
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Thermoplastic uses...
1) Milk bottles 2) Containers 3) Credit cards
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Metal advantages...
1) Aesthetically pleasing 2) Malleable (easily shaped) 3) Strong
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Metal disadvantages...
1) Can rust = less shiny 2) Expensive 3) Can be dented
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Metal uses...
1) Cars 2) Foil wrapper 3) Tins (food preservation)
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Glass advantages...
1) Can be moulded 2) Recyclable 3) Transparent protective shield
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Glass disadvantages...
1) Expensive 2) Fragile
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Glass uses...
1) Jars 2) Perfume bottles 3) Display window
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Softwoods (pine) advantages...
1) Strong 2) Recyclable
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Softwoods disadvantages...
1) Difficult to shape 2) Can warp 3) Flammable
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Softwoods uses...
Pallets
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Engineering board (plywood) advantages...
Strongest wood that is affordable
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Engineering board disadvantages...
Expensive
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Engineering board uses...
Heavy duty machinery packing case
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Card 2

Front

1) Cannot support much weight 2) Not waterproof 3) Easily creased

Back

Paper card disadvantages...

Card 3

Front

1) Cereal boxes 2) Hair dye boxes 3) Board games

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

1) Bended into any shape when heated 2) Strong 3) Waterproof

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

1) Weaker when heated 2) Sharp when broken 3) Not environmentally friendly

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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