HSC Together Year 12 Chemistry: Addition Polymers (PE, PVC, PS, PTFE)

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Addition Polymers (PE, PVC, PS, PTFE)

This is part of the HSC Chemistry course under the topic of Polymers.

In this post, we model and compare the structure, properties and uses of addition polymers of ethylene and related monomers, for example:

  • Polyethylene (PE)
  • Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
  • Polystyrene (PS)
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)

 

Introduction to Polymers

A Crash Course on the structure, properties, and uses of addition polymers of ethylene and related monomers.

 

Polyethylene (PE)

A video that models and explores the structure, properties and uses of the addition polymer, polyethylene.

 

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

A video that models and explores the structure, properties and uses of the addition polymer, polyvinyl chloride.

 

Polystyrene (PS)

A video that models and explores the structure, properties and uses of the addition polymer, polystyrene.

 

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)

A video that models and explores the structure, properties and uses of the addition polymer, polytetrafluoroethylene.

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