Polymers that are combined with synthetic compound forms a wonder material called Silicone. It is used as a lubricant, sealant, thermal insulation, electrical insulation, also in medicines and cooking utensils. It has unique qualities like heat resistant and can be molded in any form as it is rubber-like. They can be manufactured into different forms like liquid, pasty, rubbery or chalky. Each form fulfills the different purposes. Silicones are food grade and non toxic, safe to use containers made of this material. This wonder compound can take extreme temperatures from boiling point to freezing cold; hence can be used for high temperature cooking to freezing ice cubes made from silicone trays. It does not change its property or react with any external factors that are harmful to the body. Silicone coated automobiles; furniture, machineries, medical appliances, etc. are taking the market by storm.
Every time a product is created for the first time would have a master mold. This mold is made of pliable materials like plastic that is versatile to take any form the designer wants it to be. Plastic molding helps manufacturers to make a large number of products at specific size and shape that are accurately uniform. Plastic molding can be done by various techniques such as injection molding, rotational molding, compression molding and blow molding. Plastics being synthetic compounds used to manufacture various products commercial purposes. Molds can be designed for many products for homes and offices. Garden pots made of plastic mold, office cabinets and kitchen racks are some worth mentioning. Plastics have the special quality of being weather resistant and totally sturdy enough for day to day use. Hence, it is break resistant too. Plastics can take any form, any color and any thickness, thereby the most popular material in the manufacturing industry.