Write the importance of synthetic polymers in our life.

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 8

The importance of synthetic polymers in our life are as follows:
  • Nylon It is used for making ropes for rock climbing, fishing nets, raincoats, parachutes and tyre cords, etc.
  • Acrylic It is used for sweaters, tracksuits, linings for boots and gloves and In furnishing fabrics and carpets.
  • Terylene It is used in the textile industry to make clothes like sarees, tapestry and dress materials. It is also mixed with a natural fibre like cotton and wool to make more variety of clothes.
  • Plastics It is used to store food items, water, milk, pickles, dry food, etc. Plastic containers are lightweight, low priced, good strength and easy to handle as compared to metals. Plastics are used in cars, air crafts and spacecrafts.
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