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The Nature of Plastics and Their Societal Usage

The purpose of this chapter is to review the history of plastics, describe the different kinds of plastics, their applications and their benefits, giving several examples of plastics found in our daily lives. The current chapter also provides deep insight into the qualitative characteristics of plastics, while describing their chemical nature in simple terms.

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Print publication date
23 Nov 2018
Copyright year
2019
Print ISBN
978-1-78801-241-6
PDF eISBN
978-1-78801-331-4
ePub eISBN
978-1-78801-660-5