Category: Plastics

  • Plastics and Environmental Sustainability by Anthony L. Andrady

    By Anthony L. Andrady

    Survey’s the problems mostly raised in discussions of sustainability and plastics

    • Discusses present concerns now not lined intimately formerly corresponding to ocean muddle, migration of additions into nutrients items and the restoration of plastics
    • Covers post-consumer destiny of plastics on land and within the oceans, highlighting the environmental affects of disposal methods
    • Details toxicity of plastics, really because it applies to human health
    • Presents a transparent research of the major plastic-related concerns together with various citations of the examine base that helps and contradicts the popularly held notions
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  • Textbook of Polymer Science by Fred W. Billmeyer Jr.

    By Fred W. Billmeyer Jr.

    This 3rd variation of the vintage, best-selling polymer technology textbook surveys conception and perform of all significant levels of polymer technological know-how, engineering, and know-how, together with polymerization, resolution concept, fractionation and molecular-weight size, solid-state houses, structure-property relationships, and the education, fabrication and houses of commercially-important plastics, fibers, and elastomers.
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  • Additives in polymers : analysis and applications by Alexandr A. Berlin, Svetlana Z. Rogovina, Gennady E. Zaikov

    By Alexandr A. Berlin, Svetlana Z. Rogovina, Gennady E. Zaikov

    Additives are chosen counting on the kind of polymers to which they are going to be additional or the appliance for which they are going to be used. the perfect number of ingredients is helping boost value-added plastics with superior longevity in addition to different merits. This learn publication presents a number of glossy concepts and new examine at the use of additions in a number of functions. The tools and instrumentation defined signify smooth analytical options beneficial to researchers, product improvement experts, and qc specialists in polymer synthesis and production. Engineers, polymer scientists, and technicians will locate this quantity helpful in deciding upon methods and strategies appropriate to characterizing molecular, compositional, rheological, and thermodynamic houses of elastomers and plastics.

    The informative chapters are the paintings of researchers on the division of Polymers and Composite fabrics on the prestigious Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences.

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  • Multiphase Polymer- Based Materials: An Atlas of Phase by Charef Harrats

    By Charef Harrats

    During the earlier 10 years a wide number of new multiphase polymer-based fabrics were studied from a morphological perspective. at the same time, large development has been accomplished in microscopy. those conditions underline the necessity for a reference that delineates the diversities of assorted different types of nanostructures in multiphase polymer-based fabrics. Multiphase Polymer-Based fabrics: An Atlas of part Morphology on the Nano and Micro Scale provides updated assurance of advancements during this box in a realistic and straightforward to take advantage of structure.

    Illustrates Microscopic instruments for part Morphology research

    The writer sifted via an encyclopedic quantity of data to supply a range of greater than 550 microscopy images as a result of the commentary of multiphase polymer-based fabrics. those illustrations comprise micro and nanopolymer blends, micro and nanocomposites, micro and nano levels in copolymers, thermosets, and thermoplastic blends that have been intensively built over the last decade. every one photograph encompasses a unique clarification of ways to realize those fabrics, how the samples have been ready, and the way the observations have been carried out.

    A sensible uncomplicated method of Microscopic remark

    The booklet examines a few of the microscopic instruments hired for the research of the part morphology, highlighting the benefits and drawbacks of every. It offers a realistic, basic process for facing the microscopic statement of section morphology in multicomponent polymer blends and nanocomposites.

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  • Hollow Glass Microspheres for Plastics, Elastomers, and by Steve E Amos, Baris Yalcin

    By Steve E Amos, Baris Yalcin

    Hollow Glass Microspheres for Plastics, Elastomers, and Adhesives Compounds brings jointly, for the 1st time, the entire useful and theoretical facets of glass bubble production, together with its houses, processing, and purposes, in addition to regulatory, environmental, and well-being and protection features.

    The publication permits the reader to judge the applicability of glass bubbles to varied functions regarding polymers in thermoplastics, elastomers, liquid thermosets, and adhesives. it truly is an indispensible consultant for cloth choice and bettering sustainability of goods.

    Related facts units and case stories supplement the booklet, making it a reference booklet for plastics processors, product designers, and engineers operating with plastics and elastomers, and somebody who desires to enhance performance and function, make their items lighter, longer lasting, and more suitable, all whereas lowering expenditures and fabric needs.

    • Provides top practices for plastics and rubber processing with glass bubbles
    • Synthesizes all the useful and theoretical facets of glass bubble production, together with its homes, purposes, and more
    • Describes diverse end-use functions and the way glass bubbles effect numerous houses, together with mechanical, structural, thermal, and optical houses in those applications
    • A one-stop reference publication that still covers the regulatory and environmental facets of this significant additive
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  • Advanced Polymer Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Surface by Vikas Mittal

    By Vikas Mittal

    Polymer latex debris proceed to develop into more and more very important in several advertisement functions. complex synthesis concepts are the most important to constructing new performance for nanoparticles. those equipment give the opportunity to tailor the dimensions, chemical composition, or houses of those debris, in addition to the molecular weight of the polymer chain as a complete, in accordance with given requirements.

    Advanced Polymer Nanoparticles: Synthesis and floor differences summarizes vital advancements within the complex synthesis and floor amendment innovations used to generate and mildew polymer debris. This ebook explores the evolution and enhancement of techniques corresponding to emulsion, mini-emulsion, micro-emulsion, dispersion, suspension, inverse emulsion (in natural phase), and polymerization. figuring out those advancements will permit the reader to optimize particle method layout, giving upward thrust to a better software spectrum.

    This book:

    • Focuses on synthesis and characterization of debris with core-shell morphologies
    • Details new release of nonspherical polymer debris utilizing varied artificial routes
    • Explores new release of particular architectures, comparable to block, megastar, graft, and gradient copolymer particles

    The authors describe pH-responsive nanoparticles and shrewdpermanent, thermally responsive debris. additionally they disguise floor tailoring of varied natural and inorganic nanoparticles by way of polymers, in addition to theoretical experiences at the kinetics of managed radical polymerization concepts. Condensing and comparing present wisdom of the improvement of polymer nanoparticles, this reference will turn out a worthy addition to the realm of polymer latex know-how.

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  • Polymer products and chemical processes : techniques, by Richard A. Pethrick, Eli M. Pearce, Gennady E. Zaikov

    By Richard A. Pethrick, Eli M. Pearce, Gennady E. Zaikov

    This new quantity offers modern examine within the quickly altering and evolving box of polymer technology in addition to on chemical processing. the themes within the ebook replicate the range of analysis advances within the construction and alertness of contemporary polymeric fabrics and comparable components, concentrating on the guidance, characterization, and functions of polymers. additionally lined are a number of production ideas. The e-book may help to fill the distance among conception and perform in industry.

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  • Plastics in the Automotive Industry by J Maxwell

    By J Maxwell

    A survey of the function of plastics fabrics within the motor undefined. It discusses growth within the various sectors of automobile engineering, and the potential influence of financial and environmental pressures at the development of the plastics contribution. Emphasis is given to fabrics choice and the writer explains how a cloth may be 'right' or 'wrong' for a specific activity - and what extraneous components may perhaps swap issues
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