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(a) Melamine is a thermosetting plastic which is resistant to fire and can tolerate heat better than other plastics. It is used to make floor tiles, kitchenware and fire resistant fabrics. It is also used for making uniforms of fire-men.

(b) Teflon is used for giving non-stick coating on frying pans. It is a special plastic on which oil and water do not stick. It is used for nonstick coating on cook wares.


(c) Bakelite is used for making handles of frying pans. Frying pan handles are made with thermosetting plastics which are resistant to fire and can tolerate heat better than other plastics. For example, Bakelite is a thermosetting plastic which is a poor conductor of heat and electricity.


(d) PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) is used for making wire insulation.


(e) Bakelite is a thermosetting plastic which is a poor conductor of heat and electricity. It is used to make electrical switches and handles of utensils.


(f) PET is used for making flexible water bottles. It is a very familiar form of polyester. It is used for making bottles and utensils which is replacing materials like glass.


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