The History of Plastics


Subject:
Technology , Plastics

Description:
Overview of the development of artificial plastics. Includes discussion of natural polymers from tropical trees and the vulcanization of rubber, semi-synthetics (such as celluloid), thermosetting plastics (such as Bakelite), amino plastics (such as melamine), thermoplastics, and high-tech plastics. Also includes images of selected plastic items and a short timeline. From the British Plastics Federation (BPF), a trade association.

Publisher:
British Plastics Federation (BPF)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.bpf.co.uk/bpfindustry/History_of_Plastics.cfm


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