Properties and Uses of Polymers

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What are the properties of Poly(ethene)?
It is: Flexible, Cheap, Good electrical insulator
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What are the uses of Poly(ethene)
It is used in: Plastic bags and bottles and Clingfilm
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What are the properties of Poly(propene)?
It is: Flexible, Shatterproof and has a High softening point
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What are the uses of Poly(propene)?
It is used in: Buckets and Bowls
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What are the properties of Poly(chloroethene)?
It is: Tough, Cheap, Long lasting, Good electrical insulator
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What are the uses of Poly(chloroethene)?
It is used in: Window frames, Gutters, Pipes, Insulation for electrical wires
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What are the properties of Poly(tetrafluoroethene)?
It is: Tough, Slippery, Resistant to corrosion, Good electrical insulator
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What are the uses of Poly(tetrafluoroethene)?
It is used in: Non- stick coatings for frying pans and skis, Containers for corrosive substances, Stain proofing carpets, Insulation for electrical wires
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