Poly-Mono - Polymers Part 1 Monomer Chapter 13 Synthetic...

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Polymers – Part 1: Monomer Chapter 13
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Synthetic Polymers A polymer is a substance composed of molecules with large molecular mass composed of repeating structural units, or monomers , connected by covalent chemical bonds Synthetic Describing a substance that has been made artificially thru chemical synthesis; i.e., one that does not come from a natural source. Synthetic Polymers Fiber (e.g., aramid (Nomex, Kevlar, nylon), polyester) Protective coating (e.g., varnish) Plastics (e.g., acrylics (plexiglass), PET (drink bottle)) Adhesives (e.g., cyanoacrylates (superglue)) Elastomers -rubber (e.g., styrene butadiene (SBR tires))
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