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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Introduction To Polypropylene (PP)

Polypropylene is a polymer plastic that is a member of the ‘polyolefin’ (polymers produced from alkenes) family. It is a highly versatile material that has many beneficial physical properties, and most importantly it is also recyclable. In chemical terms, it is a linear hydrocarbon polymer, with little unsaturation. The addition of a methyl group on […]

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Plastic and the Environment

Plastics are used throughout the world for a broad number of reasons. Although plastic is certainly a globally important product, there are many environmental concerns associated with its use. Impacting the Environment One of the positive characteristics of plastic is the fact that it is durable. Unfortunately, this is not a positive characteristic when it […]

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