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Rubik’s Cube: How It’s Made and Solution Clues

Emo Rubik, a professor at the University of Budapest in Hungary, designed the now famous Rubik’s Cube in the mid-1970’s. It is made up of 26 smaller cubes and has six...

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How to Identify a Plastic Material Using the Burn Test

So you have a plastic part and you need to know what it is made of but you have no idea what plastic it is. This can be a challenging task....

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A Technical Look at Polymer Synthesis and Additives

Originally, plastic resins were made from vegetable matter including cellulose from cotton, furfural from oat hulls, oils from seeds and various starch derivatives. Bakelite (phenol formaldehyde resin), one of the first...

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