Synthetic Ice

Sierra H.

What it is made of...

  • polyethylene
  • 10% silicone solution that is sprayed on top of or in the plastic/while it's being made


Silicon Dioxide....

  • Solution the zambonie spreads around
  • SiO2
  • Covalent


Polyethylene


  • (C10H8O4)n
  • Chem. Group -Polymers
  • More Expensive
  • Higher Quality
  • Covalent



polypropylene


  • (C3H6)n
  • Chem. Group - Polymers
  • Cheaper
  • Loses Color
  • Covalent



Polymers

A molecule with a structure that is made of many repeating units.



Ionic Bonds

  • Oppesite Charges Attract
  • Donating and Accepting
  • Metals & Nonmetals
  • Usually Disovles in Water

Colavent Bonds

  • Share Electrons
  • Lewis Dot Structure
  • Nonmetals
  • Doesn't Usually dissolve in water

Properties of Polyethylene

  • Melting Point- 139'C
  • could not find number for conductivity nor solubility