Polymers having ester linkage are called __________

Polymers having ester linkage are called Polyesters. They are prepared by the condensation polymerization of dicarboxylic acids with diols.


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.

Uses of polyester

Listed below are few uses of polyester

  • Polyesters are extensively used in clothing fabrics.
  • Polyester is used in the production of many home furnishing materials such as bedsheets, curtains, blankets, and pillowcases.
  • Polyesters are also used in the manufacture of dielectric films that are used in capacitors.

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