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  • Reasons Of The Usefulness Plastics
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    Plastics are a product that is very common in our everday usage. We use plastics everywhere ranging for Tupperware to the cars that we drive. Although most everyone has accepted the fact that plastics make our lives easier and has become essential to us, there are people out there who are perhaps unaware of how important plastics are to our society, or people who just don't approve of plastics because of its environmental harm. An advertisement in a Health Care magazine tries to convince this au...
  • Basic Units Of The Long Chain Polymers
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    INTRODUCTION In today's world, life without plastics is incomprehensible. Whether you are aware of it or not, plastics have become a familiar part of our lives, where these organic polymeric materials play a vital role in the modern society. Plastics versatility allows it to be used in everything from car parts to doll parts, and from soft drink bottles to the fridges that they are stored in. Such variations in its applications contribute to our health, safety and peace of mind. Though the growt...
  • Plastic Products From Recycled Plastic
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    Plastics are durable, lightweight materials that were invented in 1909. They are normally made from oil and natural gas. Using plastics to replace packaging materials such as metal and glass has allowed manufacturers to make packages that are more efficient. For example to bottle eight gallons of a beverage would take only two pounds of plastic but would take three pounds of aluminum, eight pounds of steel and 27 pounds of glass. The light weight of plastic packaging helps reduce transportation ...
  • Plastics Help
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    Plastics today play an important part in cutting-edge technologies such as the space program, bullet-proof vests and prosthetic limbs, as well as in everyday products such as beverage containers, medical devices and automobiles. Recycled plastics are used to make polymeric timbers for use in picnic tables, fences, and outdoor toys, thus saving natural lumber. Plastic from 2-liter bottles is even being spun into fiber for the production of carpet. They are such a valuable resource, that, as a soc...
  • 8 B Plastic Coatings
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    METHODS OF LONG TERM UNDERGROUND STORAGE BY WILLIAM N, NELSON AND STANLEY A. CATLOW Reprinted by the permission of: MAGNUM ENTERPRISES.O. Box 621 Ephrata, Washington 98823 INDEX Chapter 1... 4 Above Ground... 4 Chapter 2... 5 Below Ground... 5 A. Ammo Cans... 5 B. Plastic Bags... 6 C. PVC Pipe... 6 Chapter 3... 8 A. Cosmoline... 8 B. Plastic Coatings... 8 Chapter 4... 12 A. Indicating and Non-indicating... 12 B. Vapor Phase Inhibitor... 14 Chapter 5... 16 Location of Burial Site, placement under...
  • Very Prominent Form Of Plastic
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    Its Everywhere!! Everywhere you look, there it is. You simply cannot avoid it. What is it Plastic, of course. Have you heard the ads for cotton (Its the fabric of our lives) Plastic is comparatively important. Its is the backbone of our day to day existences. Think carefully, not one day goes by without the use of a plastic product. They are so mainstream that there may be times you do not even realize that you are using one. The very first man-made plastic was presented by one Alexander Parkes ...
  • Uses And Properties Of Polyethene
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    polyethene - sucks arse dosn't it! Year 11 Chemistry Unit 1 POLYETHENE-ain't it choice! word count: 1131 Polyethene also known as polyethylene or polythene, was the first of the polymers to be discovered. Polyethene is a polymer produced by reacting oxygen and ethene, in this reaction the small ethene molecules attach together to form long chain polymer molecules. This process is known as addition polymerisation. Polyethene in our world today has many uses, some of these are: mouldings-plastic b...
  • Endless Possibilities To The Advancements Nanotechnology
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    Technology Innovation Would you ever think that one day super computing devices will be small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, or watching a piece of plastic recovering itself after a cut though it? Well, in the world of nanotechnology, this dream is within reach. Nanotechnology is advancing at an incredible rate and is paving the way for technology advancement in the future. Nanotechnology is nothing new. It has been around in the minds of scientists for decades, and is most easily descr...

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