Plastics Through Time

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What is the origin of the word 'plastic'?

It comes from the Greek 'plastikos'

Who produced the first synthetic plastic material and what was it called?

John Wesley Hyatt, Celluloid

What are the two major groups of plastics?

Thermoplastic and Thermosetting

Test your knowledge on the history and properties of plastics with this informative quiz! Discover the origins of the word "plastic" and learn why these versatile materials are so widely used in modern applications. From their earliest forms to the latest innovations, explore the unique traits that make plastics ideal for specific uses. Challenge yourself and expand your understanding of this essential material.

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