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Polymers having ester linkage are called __________.


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Polymers with ester linkages.

  • A polymer is a substance or material consisting of very large molecules, or macromolecules, composed of many repeating subunits.
  • Polyester is a type of synthetic fibre is obtained from coal, water, air, and petroleum.
  • It is made from repeating units of a chemical known as esters.
  • Polymers having ester linkage are called polyesters.
  • They are prepared by the condensation polymerization of dicarboxylic acids with diols.

Therefore, polymers having ester linkage are called polyester.


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