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Sources of Plastics

Sources of Plastics


Majority of the most commonly used plastics(commodity plastics) are derived from these chemicals :


1. Ethylene

2. Propylene

3. Butadiene

4. Benzene



These chemicals are intern derived from Natha obtained during petroleum refining process or from Natural Gas, after processing.

A flow chat of the sources of commodity plastics and some other important plastics, rubbers and fibre materials is given below

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