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What is using a thick and thin line?

Using thicker lines around the outside of a shape

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How would you indicate a shiny surface?

Adding highlights

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How would you indicate a textured surface?

Mark marking

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How would you indicate a wooden surface?

Patterns

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How would indicate a metal surface?

Shading

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What does isometric usually mean in drawing terms?

A drawing that is 3D

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What is paper measured in?

Grams per square metre

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What is board measured in?

Microns,

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What is one micron in thickness?

A micron is 1/1000 of a millimetre

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What is paper made from?

The vegetable fibres in wood

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How would you make smoother paper?

Adding a coating to the surface.

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What effect would a coating like china clay have on paper?

It would create a smooth finish.

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What effect does a sizing agent have on paper?

It improved the ability for the paper to accept ink

The darker the more sizing agent

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How would you make paper better at accepting ink?

By using a Sizing agent

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When are agents and mixtures added to paper?

When it is a pulp

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How much paper is virgin paper?

90#

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What are the disadvantages of recycling paper?

Harmful chemicals
Not as strong
More expensive

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What are the benefits of recycled paper?

Environment
Energy saving- less raw material
Corporate image

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What is virgin paper?

Paper with no recycled paper added

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Why are plastics used as packaging?

They are tough
Lightweight
Clear
Economical
Aesthetically good looking

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What type of plastic is biodegradable?

A bio plastic

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What are the features of bio plastics?

They are biodegradable
They come from plants
They can be clear or coloured

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What are bio plastics used in?

Food packaging

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What are the properties of cellulose acetate?

Partially biodegradable
Come from plants but have chemicals
Clear
Not tough

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What is cellulose acetate used in?

Photocopier clear film and camera film

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What are the properties of acrylic?

Stiff but brittle
Can be shaped or polished
Colours

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What is acrylic used for?

Point of sale stands
Can be bought

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What is used in fizzy drinks bottles?

PET

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What is PET used for?

Drinks bottles

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What are the properties of PET?

Tough
Clear or coloured
Keeps in 'fizz'