Properties of Plastics

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Low Density Polythene
Thermoplastic,Wide range of colours, Electrical Insulator, Chemical Resistant,Flexible, Soft
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High Density Polythene
Thermoplastic,Wide range of colours,Hard,Stiff,Tough,Easily injected and blown
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PVC
Thermoplastic,Wide range of colours, Stiff, Hard, Tough,Good for fabricating
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Phenol Formaldyhyde
Thermosetting plastic,Very Hard, Brittle, Good Thermal Insulator, Dark, Glossy Brown colour
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Polypropylene
Thermoplastic,Rigid, High impact strength,Low density, Easily flexed without breaking
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Expanded Polystyrene
Thermosetting plastic,White, Light, Good insulator, Shock Absorber
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Nylon
Thermoplastic,Fibre and solid form, Hard, Tough, Chemical resistant, Self Lubricating, High melting point
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Acrylic
Thermoplastic,Wide range of colours,Brittle, Easily Scratched, Good ELectrical Insulator
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Polyester Resin
Thermoplastic,Stiff, Hard, Brittle, Stronger when laminated with glass or carbon fibres
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Epoxy Resin
Thermosetting plastic, Good insulator, Good adhesive, Chemical Resistant
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Card 2

Front

Thermoplastic,Wide range of colours,Hard,Stiff,Tough,Easily injected and blown

Back

High Density Polythene

Card 3

Front

Thermoplastic,Wide range of colours, Stiff, Hard, Tough,Good for fabricating

Back

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Card 4

Front

Thermosetting plastic,Very Hard, Brittle, Good Thermal Insulator, Dark, Glossy Brown colour

Back

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Card 5

Front

Thermoplastic,Rigid, High impact strength,Low density, Easily flexed without breaking

Back

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