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What is the full form of PVC, PET, HDPE, LDPE, PP and, PS?
Polymers are very important in our day to day life. The full forms above mentioned commonly used polymers are as follows:
i. PVC – Poly vinyl chloride
It is made from the polymerization of vinyl chloride and it is widely used in plumbing materials, raincoats, etc.
ii. PET – Polyethylene Terephthalate
It is used in clothing, containers for liquids etc.
iii. HDPE – High-density Polyethylene
It is majorly used for making industrially based containers which are used for storing corrosive chemicals and solutions.
iv. LDPE – Low-density Polyethylene
It is used for making pharmaceutical bottles, buckets, carry bags etc.
v. PP – Polypropylene
It is widely used for making water pipes, battery cases, etc.
vi. PS – Polystyrene
It is used for making kitchen utensils, measuring cups etc.
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