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Thermoplastics

Plastics which reversibly soften when heated and harden when cooled. Most plastics used in packaging are thermoplastics, and can thus be recycled.
Main thermoplastics: Polyethylene (PE), High density polyethylene (HDPE), Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), Polypropylene (PP), Polystyrene (PS), Polyamide (PI).
See also Welding of plastics



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