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Polyethylene terephthalate

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What is Polyethylene terephthalate (or PET)?

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What is PET Plastic? | Polyethylene Terephthalate Overview

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What is Polyethylene terephthalate (PET, PETE, or polyester) and what is it used for?

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Polymerisation of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)

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RECYCLING “plastic” pop bottles in the backyard (polyethylene terephthalate pete pet petp)

Polyethylene terephthalate, commonly abbreviated PET, PETE, or the obsolete PETP or PET-P, is the most common thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in fibres for clothing, containers for liquids and foods, thermoforming for manufacturing, and in combination with glass fibre for engineering resins.
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    • Copolymers 

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    • Bottle processing equipment 

    • Polyester recycling industry