These are polymers which can be easily moulded into any desired shape by heating and subsequent cooling to room temperature. They become soft on heating and hard on cooling. The intermolecular forces are moderate in strength and there is no cross linking.

Example of Thermosets polymers and monomers
Example of Thermoplastics: Polythene, Polystyrene. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), Polycarbonate, Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), Polyhexamethylene adipamide, Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), Polypropylene.
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