A polymer Is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits. Because of their broad range of properties, both synthetic and natural polymers play an essential and ubiquitous role in everyday life. Polymers range from familiar synthetic plastics such as polystyrene to natural biopolymers such as DNA and proteins that are fundamental to biological structure and function. Polymers, both natural and synthetic, are created via polymerization of many small molecules, known asmonomers. Their consequently large molecular mass relative to small moleculecompounds produces unique physical properties, includingtoughness, viscoelasticity, and a tendency to form glasses and semicrystalline structures rather than crystals.
Polymerization is a process of reacting monomer molecules together in a chemical reaction to form polymer chains or three-dimensional networks.
Types of Polymers & Its Uses:
1) Polycarbonate: It is a clear plastic used to make shatterproof windows, lightweight eyeglass…
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