Main uses of plastic

Plastics are used everywhere in our daily lives.
They are used in various products including the following.

- Types of plastic and main uses by industry

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- What are thermoplastic resin and thermosetting resin?
In general, plastic is divided into thermoplastic resin and thermosetting resin. “Resin” means plastic. They have the following features.

 ・Thermoplastic resin: resin that softens when heated
 ・Thermosetting resin: resin that hardens when heated

To put it simply, thermoplastic resin is a plastic that is like chocolate, which melts (dissolves) when heated again and again and hardens (solidifies) when cooled.

On the contrary, thermosetting resin is a plastic that is like biscuits, which, once solidified by being heated, do not melt even when heated again.

 Plastic use status
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