New plastics

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New plastics
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2011-12-15 11:37:03
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Higher Chemistry - Unit Two - New Plastics
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  1. Kevlar is an aromatic...?
    polyamide
  2. What are the properties of kevlar and where is it used?
    • Kevlar is extremely strong. It is also flexible and fire resistant
    • It is used in bullet proof vests and space suits
  3. How is polyethanol made?
    By a process called ester exchange
  4. What is the special property of polyethanol?
    It dissolves in water
  5. What is the special property of biopol?
    It is biodegradable
  6. What is the special property of polyethene?
    It conducts electricity
  7. Where is polyethene used?
    In high-performance loudspeakers
  8. What is the special property of polyvinylcarbazole?
    It is photoconductive
  9. Where is polyvinylcarbazole used?
    In photocopiers
  10. What is the special property of low density polyethene?
    It is photodegradable
  11. How is synthesis gas made?
    By steam reforming methane (from natural gas) or coal
  12. What is made from synthesis gas?
    Methanol

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