Spandex

What it's Made of:Spandex is a synthetic fiber made of at least 85% of polymer polyurethane.

Chemical change to make the product:Spandex is a lightweight, synthetic fiber that is used to make stretchable clothes for sports. It is made up of a long chain polymer called polyurethane which is produced by reacting a polyester with a dissociate.

What is the physical and chemical properties:Physical: Strength, Length, and flammability. Chemical:Bleaches, Acid(good resistance to most of acids unless exposure is over 24 hours) , and dying (a full rage of colors is available). Its final form is a type of stretchy polyurethane.

Ways it affects the environment:the process of making spandex takes raw materials, toxic chemicals, and a lot of energy. Spandex doesnt have a super long life, which means you have to keep buying new sports clothes , leggings, and bikinis

What its used for:Spandex is often used to make sports clothes.For Example they use spandex is Volleyball

Spandex impact on society:Its a cheap comfortable way to wear clothes and look nice.

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