What is plastic? Write two types of plastic. | web4study

What is plastic? Write two types of plastic.



PLASTICS :

Plastics are one of the types of polymers. The compounds built up of a large number of smaller molecules that have reacted with one another are called polymers. Polymer$ occur in nature as well as synthesized. Plastics belong to the synthetic polymers. The essential ingredients of these compounds are organic substances of various types

SOURCES:

The common basic raw material for synthesizing plastics are coal, petrochemicals, cotton, wood, gas, salt and water.

CLASSIFICATION:

Plastics are classified as:

(i) Thermoplastic (ii) Thermosetting Plastics

 


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