Paper and pulp are made from cellulosic fibers and other plant materials. Some synthetic materials may be used to impart special qualities to the finished product. Paper is made from wood fibers, but rags, flax, cotton linters, and bagasse are also used in some papers.
<span>Lightbulbs are filled with the element argon and the filaments are made of metallic element tungsten. The argon in the bulb protects the filament from the surrounding air, which would otherwise oxidize the filament. </span>