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Briefly describe the following terms giving one example of each: (i) Polyamides (ii) Polyesters.

Briefly describe the following terms giving one example of each: (i) Polyamides (ii) Polyesters.

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Gaurav
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7 years ago
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Polyamidesare polymers where the repeating units are held together by amide links.
For example,Nylon 6 or Perolon - L:A polyamide is prepared by prolonged heating of caprolactam at530 - 540 K.
Polyestersare polymers which contain the ester functional group in their main chain.

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