Flashcards in Polymers Deck (11):
How can a commercial plastic be defined as...
A high molecular weight material of organic origin.
How many covalent bonds can carbon form up tp
molecular chains are synthesised from low molecular weight compounds called
The products of the monomer reactions form...
What are the three classifications of Polymers
Thermoplastics, Elastomers and thermosets
Polymers are synthesised by reacting monomers at high...
temperatures and pressures
What are the two main polymerisation methods
addition polymerisation, condensation polymerisation
Addition polymerisation is used to polymerise
Thermoplastics consist of molecular chains that are...
the bonds between the molecules in thermoplastics are very...