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Addition polymer
also called Addition polymers

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  1. a polymer which is formed by an addition reaction, where many monomers bond together via rearrangement of bonds without the loss of any atom or molecule

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  2. The first useful addition polymer was made by accident in 1933 by ICI chemists Reginald Gibson and Eric Fawcett

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  3. This is in contrast to a condensation polymer which is formed by a condensation reaction where a molecule, usually water, is lost during the formation

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  4. With exception of combustion, the backbone of addition polymers are generally chemically inert

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