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New plastics chemistry
Higher Chemistry - Unit Two - New Plastics
Kevlar is an aromatic...?
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
How is polyethanol made?
By a process called ester exchange
What is the special property of polyethanol?
It dissolves in water
What is the special property of biopol?
It is biodegradable
What is the special property of polyethene?
It conducts electricity
Where is polyethene used?
In high-performance loudspeakers
What is the special property of polyvinylcarbazole?
It is photoconductive
Where is polyvinylcarbazole used?
What is the special property of low density polyethene?
It is photodegradable
How is synthesis gas made?
By steam reforming methane (from natural gas) or coal
What is made from synthesis gas?