Results for: Polystyrene

In Chemistry

What is polystyrene?

Answer It is a paintable plastic. I only know because I make (buildings) and some of the windows are made from that. Answer Polystyrene is a polymer made from monomer s ( Full Answer )
In Chemistry

What is the mass of polystyrene?

The mass of polystyrene is easily estimated looking at its mass spectrum.. The spectrum has the shape of a comb with a large number of teeth.. Teeth are equally spaced.. In ( Full Answer )
In Inventions

Is polystyrene a conductor?

polystyrene along with other porous (objects which have a lot of air in them) such as Styrofoam water, wood and other materials are insulators, not conductors.
In Chemistry

Who invented polystyrene?

Polystyrene has a long history of evolution behind it. In 1839, a German apothecary called Eduard Simon discovered polystyrene. Eduard Simon isolated the substance from natura ( Full Answer )
In Model Making

What does polystyrene make?

Plastic models, Yogurt container, CD/DVD cases, Smoke detector. they are the ones i researched and that is the information that I was able to find.
In Chemistry

What can you do with polystyrene?

Polystyrene can be used in various industries like Polystyrene Packaging, Construction, Display, Exhibition, Signs, and all areas of the foam industry. Various different items ( Full Answer )
In Arts and Crafts

Can you GLUE Polystyrene?

Yes, there are many effective polystyrene glues. All Hobby shops or stores that sell plastic kits sell polystyrene glues. I make many kits and use industrial MEK.
In Waste and Recycling

Why is polystyrene called polystyrene?

Because polystyrene is the polymer of the monomer styrene; poli inthe Greek language has the meaning of many.
In Technology

How is polystyrene processed?

Polystyrene (styrofoam) is extracted from oil. Thousands of small units of styrene, called monomers, link together to form large molecules of polystyrene by a process called p ( Full Answer )