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What are plastic plates made of?

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September 17, 2014 6:23PM

Plastic plates are made of melted plastic pellets. The melted plastic is forced into a mold, where it forms the plate and cools. Another material used for plastic plates is called Melmac. This process is basically the same, but the product is a resin called melamine.