Thursday, 16 May 2013

5.20 understand that some polymers, such as nylon, form by a different process called condensation polymerisation

Two monomers join together when they loose a small molecule made up of atoms from both monomers.
Commonly, an H atom from one and and OH molecule from the other form water (hence condensation reaction) and the two monomers become joined.


This is what happens to make nylon:


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