D.T plastics


Year 7 Art and Design Flashcards on D.T plastics , created by Luca Gennari on 06/08/2017.
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acrylic acrylic is a hard and stiff plastic it can be cast into many things like: shop signs, baths, car light lenses and machine guards. it is roughly 6-7 times more break resistant than glass but does scratch very easily.
ABS ABS is a stiff plastic than can be injection moulded into things like: telephones, vacuum cleaners and toys. its also very impact resistant which makes it good for safety helmets.
nylon nylon is hard and rigid making it good for things like: injection moulded gear wheels, combs, clothing (when its not hard) and curtain railings. its usually white or cream coloured.
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