Polymers with macromolecular chains, that have mostly random orientation with a high entropy, are called amorphous.
This structure allows the chains to move freely, which leads to a high flexibility and elasticity of the material.
Amorphous thermoplastics consist of only 10 % crystalline structures.
Typical amorphous materials are PS, ABS and PC.

Amorphous in Plastic Industry


Plastic: Amorphous Material is recognizable on the macromolecular chains.


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This glossary of plastic industry is provided by PLEXPERT Canada Inc.
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