bakelite

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General Science

Cars & Driving

  • noun
    (written as Bakelite)
    a proprietary, hard, brittle plastic used in the early days of plastics engineering, especially for electrical parts because of its good insulating properties

Construction

  • A plastic developed for use in electrical fittings, door handles, pulls, etc. Bakelite has high chemical and electrical resistance.

Electronics

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