What is polymer?

What is polymer?

poly·​mer | \\ ˈpä-lə-mər \\. : a chemical compound or mixture of compounds formed by polymerization and consisting essentially of repeating structural units.

What is philosophy?

What is Philosophy? Quite literally, the term “philosophy” means, “love of wisdom.”. In a broad sense, philosophy is an activity people undertake when they seek to understand fundamental truths about themselves, the world in which they live, and their relationships to the world and to each other.

How polymers are made?

Polymers are all created by the process of polymerization wherein their constituent elements called monomers, are reacted together to form polymer chains i.e 3-dimensional networks forming the polymer bonds. The type of polymerization mechanism used depends on the type of functional groups attached to the reactants.

What are the physical and chemical properties of polymers?

Properties of Polymers Physical Properties. As chain length and cross-linking increases the tensile strength of the polymer increases. Polymers do not melt, they change state from crystalline to semi-crystalline. Chemical Properties