Presentation on theme: "Polymers large molecules made by linking smaller, single unit (monomers) together Many natural polymers form important organic molecules such as DNA, and."— Presentation transcript:
Polymers large molecules made by linking smaller, single unit (monomers) together Many natural polymers form important organic molecules such as DNA, and proteins Synthetic polymers are also often made into plastics and textiles such as nylon, teflon, PVC, polyethene, etc.
Polymerization formation of polymers from the reaction of monomers May occur in nature, however, manufacturers have learned how to synthetically produce many types of useful polymers.
Addition Polymerization many unsaturated monomers with double or triple bonds join together in addition reactions Ex: Polyethylene production Plastic Animations
Ex) Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) used to make many plastics used to insulate wires, fabrics for raincoats and upholstery material and vinyl records.
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