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What is polyethylene?

Polyethylene is a lightweight thermoplastic made from hydrocarbons. Low-density polyethylene (LDPE) is the most widely used plastic. It is relatively inexpensive, flexible, st (MORE)
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What is polyethylene made out of?

I know Ok if you mean polyethene then that's made up of lots of ethene monecules (poly meaning 'lots of') hope this helps?
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Can polyethylene be painted?

Polyethylene can be painted with a moderate amount of success if  properly prepared. You should only use acrylic paint on  polyethylene. The surface needs to be cleaned and (MORE)

What is polyethylene made of?

Polyethylene is a long hydrocarbon chain: -CH 2 - repeating over and over (with an extra hydrogen on each end).\n. \nIt's made from ethylene (IUPAC: ethene), hence the name (MORE)

How do you dissolve polyethylene?

Polyethene can be solved in toluene, xylene, trichloroethane, trichlorobenzene at high temperatures. An exception is the cross-linked-polyethene, practically insoluble.
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What metal is a polyethylene?

Polyethylene is a plastic, not metal. In fact, polyethylene is the most common plastic now-a-days.
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Which is not a use for polyethylene?

Making jelly jars. Jelly is packaged at a temperature higher than polyethylene's glass transition temperature, so the jars would deform if you tried it.
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