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'''Polyethylene''' is a [[polymer]] of [[ethylene]]. It is non-toxic and easily [[recycling|recycled]].
 
'''Polyethylene''' is a [[polymer]] of [[ethylene]]. It is non-toxic and easily [[recycling|recycled]].
  
==Synthesis==
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What I find so interesting is you could never find this anywrehe else.
Polyethylene is produced in industrial quantities through the use of [[catalyst|catalysts]]. Common catalysts include chromium trioxide and metallocene.
 
  
 
==Use==
 
==Use==

Revision as of 22:57, 4 November 2011

Polyethylene is a polymer of ethylene. It is non-toxic and easily recycled.

What I find so interesting is you could never find this anywrehe else.

Use

Polyethylene is used widely on Earth, and will likely have many applications in a martian settlement.

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