POLYMERS

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A polymer is a group of what?
Molecules
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Created from a chain of small m...?
Monomers
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Nautral polymers are short what?
Fibres
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They have to be tidied up, this involves c____ them, l____ them and t____ them together.
Comb them, line them and twist them together
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This LE____ them
Lengthens
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Vegetable fibres such as
Cotton and Linen
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Are made up of glucose from plants which is known as C___?
Cellulose
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The animal fibre...
Wool
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Is made from the polymer protein called?
Keratin
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Also, which hair fibres are made from Keratin too?
Cashmer and Mohair
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Regenerated fibres come from the cellulose in what?
Wood pulp
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Examples include? V and M
Viscose and Modal
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The polymers are dissolved in c____ and pulled through a s____
Chemicals and a spinneret
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This creates?
Continous filaments
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Synthetic polymers are created from P___chemicals?
Petrochemicals
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Used in a process known as poly____
Polymerisation
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This means the polymers are changed by m____ them and pushed through a s___?
Melting and pushed through a spinneret
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Created from a chain of small m...?

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Monomers

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Nautral polymers are short what?

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Card 4

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They have to be tidied up, this involves c____ them, l____ them and t____ them together.

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Card 5

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This LE____ them

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