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Title: Types%20of%20Plastics


1
Types of Plastics
  • How many can we recycle ?
  • What are they made of ?
  • Why do we need different kinds?

2
PET
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate
  • A clear, tough, polymer with exceptional gas and
    moisture barrier properties.
  • PETs ability to contain carbon dioxide
    (carbonation) make it a good choice in
    soft drink bottles.

3
HDPE
  • High Density Polyethylene
  • Used in milk, juice and water containers in order
    to take advantage of its protective barrier
    properties
  • Its chemical resistance properties make it a good
    choice as container for household chemicals and
    detergents.

4
Vinyl
  • Polyvinyl chloride, or PVC or V
  • Excellent clarity, puncture resistance and cling
  • Film vinyl can breathe, making it ideal for meats

5
LDPE
  • Low density polyethylene
  • Makes bottles that requires flexibility
  • Produces grocery bags and garbage bags, shrink
    and stretch film and the coating for milk cartons

6
PP
  • Polypropylene
  • High tensile strength, ideal for caps and lids
    with threaded openings
  • High melting point so can be hot-filled with
    products that then will cool
  • Also used for products that need to be incubated,
    such as yogurt

7
PS
  • Polystyrene
  • In its crystalline form, it is a colorless
    plastic plastic that can be clear and hard.
  • It can also be foamed to provide exceptional
    insulation properties. Foamed or expanded
    polystyrene (EPS) is used for products such as
    meat trays, egg cartons and coffee cups.
  • It is also used for packaging and protecting
    appliances, electronics and other sensitive
    products

8
Recycled Plastic Products
9
Uses for Recycled PET
  • Deli and bakery trays
  • Carpets
  • Clothing
  • Textiles.

10
Uses for Recycled HDPE
  • Bottles for laundry detergent
  • Agricultural pipes
  • Recycling bins
  • Motor oil bottles

11
Uses for Recycled VINYL
  • Playground equipment
  • Air bubble cushioning (bubble wrap)

12
Uses for Recycled LDPE
  • Manufacture plastic bags
  • Shrink wrap
  • Compost bins

13
Uses for Recycled PP
  • Automobile Parts
  • Industrial fibers
  • Plastic film to wrap candy

14
Uses for Recycled PS
  • Video cassette cases
  • Plastic office accessories

15
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