Homework 5 - PTFE Homework 5 Laura Hughey 1. Products made...

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PTFE Homework 5 Laura Hughey 1. Products made of the following polymers: a. Vulcanized Rubber: rubber bands, car tires, belts b. PET: yarns/fabrics for clothing, water bottles, plastic packaging c. Nylon 6 or 66: hosiery, carpet, clothes d. Kevlar: gloves, helmets, bulletproof vests e. Nomex: flame proof vests, blankets f. Acrylic (PAN): furniture, umbrellas, awnings g. i-PP: ring binders, face masks, tape h. LDPE: plastic bags, gloves i. HDPE: protective casing, boats, gas tanks 2. The chemical structure of cellulose is the same in cotton, wood pulp, and linen. a. Chemical Structure of Cellulose b. Chemical Structure of Cotton – same as cellulose because cotton is essentially 100% cellulose c. Cellulose and starch are very similar in terms of structure, however starch has all the hydroxyl groups on the same side of the molecule, making it water- soluble. This slight difference has profound effects on the physical and chemical properties of cellulose and starch. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course PTFE 2200 taught by Professor Kumar during the Fall '10 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Homework 5 - PTFE Homework 5 Laura Hughey 1. Products made...

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