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    Ju is offline Senior Member
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    plastic and melamine

    Are plastic tray and melamine tray the same things?

    In strict, what are the differences between plastic and melamine?



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    Re: plastic and melamine

    Melamine is a type of plastic.

    We just say "plastic tray" without naming particular chemicals involved.

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    Re: plastic and melamine

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    Melamine was popular in design of the 50's-60's. The brand of plastic that was used to create iconic looking furniture and stuff was Formica. You might hear things like "Formica table" if you're into retro things.

    Formica table:


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