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Ten Benefits of Plastics and Polymers Ten Benefits of Plastics that Made its Use Universal

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

In the last 2–3 decades, plastics have become the choice of material. Wether for retail or industrial use, this material is found everywhere. Here is a look at the advantages of using plastics.

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Plastic can be recycled and reused in various industries for several activities
Plastic can be recycled and reused in various industries for several activities
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Plastic has turned out to be a boon to mankind as it can be used in retail as well as in industrial environments. Here are ten facts about the material because of which it has been so useful to us.

1. Scale Matters

One of the major advantages of plastic is that it is possible to manufacture individualized products and objects in large as well as in small quantities.

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2. Right Shape

It is relatively easy to produce products in required shapes, which embody both complex designs and functions.

3. Lightweight Material

Thanks to its light weight, plastics are capable of replacing many other materials. Therefore, it indirectly promotes lightweight engineering.

4. Energy Efficiency

Plastics reduce weight and lead to improved material and energy efficiency through the use of thin-wall engineering designs.

5. Recycling

It is one of the materials that is highly recyclable and can indeed be reused to a very great extent.

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