• Code: C.4.10.UR.6
  • Spefication Reference: 4.10.3.3
  • Keywords: Ceramics, polymers
  • Objectives: To describe how clay ceramics are produced. To explain how LDPE and HDPE are produced. To explain the difference between thermosetting and thermosetting polymers.
  • Competency: Describe how the following are produced and give uses for each: • soda-lime glass • borosilicate glass • clay ceramics • low-density poly(ethene) • high density poly(ethene) • composites.
  • Proficiency: Use diagrams and descriptions to explain why the following happens when heated: • thermosoftening polymers melt • thermosetting polymers do not melt.
  • Mastery: N/A

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