Uses of Thermosetting Plastic?

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The most familiar use of thermosetting plastic is heat-resistant handle on metal cookware. It is also used for appliance bottle caps, knobs and handles, laminated counter tops, and melamine dinnerware. Thermosetting plastics retain their shape and strength even when heated.
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They're basically malleable polymers that don't harden into their final form until some sort of energy, usually heat is applied. The most common examples would be epoxy, or the process
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thermoplastic can be melted and reformed repeatedly. thermosetting plastic doesn't melt, it just burns when heat is applied, and can't be reformed. technical drawing?
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Thermoset materials are often liquid, powder, or malleable prior to curing, and meant to be moulded into their final form, they can also be used as adhesives.
Thermosetting plastics are materials that are fluid at low temperatures but transform to become solid at high temperature. There are several thermosetting plastics such as araldite, bakelite, epoxy, faturan, silicone, polyimide and polyester.
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