Encyclopedia > Synthetic polymer

  Article Content

Synthetic polymer

Synthetic Polymers

Many synthetic polymers are plastics and fibers, such as polythene and nylon, but there are a surprising number of other examples, used in a bewildering array of applications.

The personal care industry uses polymers to aid in texture of products, binding, and moisture retention. Examples include hair gel and conditioners.

Specific examples:



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Northampton, Suffolk County, New York

... units at an average density of 8.7/km² (22.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 46.37% White, 44.23% African American, 0.85% Native American, 0.85% ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 33.7 ms