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 are used for making plastic's but the plastics they make aren't biograble.
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See this article : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermosetti… There is a list of examples of use. Here is the first 2 items on the list : Polyester fibreglass systems: sheet
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Vintage jewelry designers in the early part of the 20th century took the new plastic material, Bakelite, and used it to form intricate pieces. Catalin is another type of thermoset
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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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An example of a thermosetting plastic is Polyester fibreglass systems. It contrast, can be melted and shaped only once. If it is then heated a second time, it ...
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