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Synthetic Fibres and Plastics

Objectives: To learn about synthetic fibres and the characteristics of synthetic fibres, and to learn about plastics and their types. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Classify fibres 2. Give examples of natural fibres 3. Define synthetic fibres 4. Discuss the melt-spinning method to prepare synthetic fibres 5. Discuss the types of synthetic fibres 6. Explain the uses of synthetic fibres 7. Discuss the unique characteristics of synthetic fibres 8. Demonstrate that nylon is stronger than cotton 9. Explain some uses of nylon 10. Explain the disadvantages of synthetic fibres 11. Discuss the importance of plastics 12. Explain the injection moulding method to prepare plastics 13. Classify plastics on the basis of the effect of heat 14. Distinguish between thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics 15. Give examples of thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics

Rating: E
Production Year: 2014
Duration: 11 min
Printable Resources: Yes

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