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How is Bakelite made and what are its uses? Why is bakelite a theromosctting polymer?

How is Bakelite made and what are its uses? Why is bakelite a theromosctting polymer?

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Gaurav
askIITians Faculty 164 Points
7 years ago
Hello Student
Bakeliteisusedin making billiard balls, firearm magazines. It is also widelyusedin making radio cover, Electric switches etc..
It is a thermosetting polymer as when it is heated it undergo extensive cross linking.

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