Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers
Author: Jiri George Drobny
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2014-05-30
ISBN 10: 0323221688
ISBN 13: 9780323221689
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers Book Review:

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers, Second Edition presents a comprehensive working knowledge of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), providing an essential introduction for those learning the basics, but also detailed engineering data and best practice guidance for those already involved in polymerization, processing, and part manufacture. TPEs use short, cost-effective production cycles, with reduced energy consumption compared to other polymers, and are used in a range of industries including automotive, medical, construction and many more. This handbook provides all the practical information engineers need to successfully utilize this material group in their products, as well as the required knowledge to thoroughly ground themselves in the fundamental chemistry of TPEs. The data tables included in this book assist engineers and scientists in both selecting and processing the materials for a given product or application. In the second edition of this handbook, all chapters have been reviewed and updated. New polymers and applications have been added — particularly in the growing automotive and medical fields — and changes in chemistry and processing technology are covered. Provides essential knowledge of the chemistry, processing, properties, and applications for both new and established technical professionals in any industry utilizing TPEs Datasheets provide "at-a-glance" processing and technical information for a wide range of commercial TPEs and compounds, saving readers the need to contact suppliers Includes data on additional materials and applications, particularly in automotive and medical industries

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers
Author: Benjamin M. Walker,Charles P. Rader
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 430
Release: 1988-07-31
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105030467901
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers Book Review:

Since publication of the first edition of this Handbook, the usage of thenno plastic elastomers (TPEs) has doubled, with a compounded annual growth rate of approximately 9 percent. This second edition summarizes and documents the technological and commercial progress that has given rise to this phenomenal rate of growth. Over the past decade, numerous suppliers and users of ther moplastic elastomers have entered the field, and some have retired from it, a process that almost certainly will continue. This Handbook is intended to serve the broad spectrum of professionals ac tively engaged in the field of thennoplastic elastomers, which has seen a growth rate four to six times that of the rubber and plastics industries. As TPEs embrace both rubber and plastics technology, this book will be useful to rubber and plastics technologists with a broad variety of specific interests. This edition emphasizes commercial practice and practical application rather than research activity. Technology and innovation are stressed, with polymer science functioning as a basis for understanding and communication. We have focused on those TPEs that we consider to be of significant commercial impor tance-the ones now used in the fabrication of useful articles, or which probably will be so used in the foreseeable future.

Handbook of Elastomers Second Edition

Handbook of Elastomers  Second Edition
Author: Anil K. Bhowmick,Howard Stephens
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 944
Release: 2000-11-02
ISBN 10: 9780824703837
ISBN 13: 0824703839
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Elastomers Second Edition Book Review:

"Provides the latest authoritative research on the developments, technology, and applications of rubbery materials. Presents structures, manufacturing techniques, and processing details for natural and synthetic rubbers, rubber-blends, rubber composites, and thermoplastic elastomers. 80% revised and rewritten material covers major advances since publication of the previous edition."

Handbook of Condensation Thermoplastic Elastomers

Handbook of Condensation Thermoplastic Elastomers
Author: Stoyko Fakirov
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 643
Release: 2006-05-12
ISBN 10: 3527606890
ISBN 13: 9783527606894
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Condensation Thermoplastic Elastomers Book Review:

Reporting on the work of an international team of scientists actively involved in the study of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) based on polyesters, polyamides, and polyurethanes, this book is the first to provide a detailed description of condensation TPE with close attention paid to polyamide-based systems. Reflecting the increasing importance of TPE as engineering plastics, the authors discuss the widened application opportunities by preparing systems with various chemical compositions and molecular structures as (semi-) interpenetrating networks. The contents also cover the chemical aspects, physical structure and properties, life cycle assessment, and recycling possibilities as well as such unique "smart" properties like the shape memory effect of the three classes of thermoplastic elastomers.

Handbook of Thermoplastics Second Edition

Handbook of Thermoplastics  Second Edition
Author: Olagoke Olabisi,Kolapo Adewale
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 994
Release: 2016-02-03
ISBN 10: 1466577231
ISBN 13: 9781466577237
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Thermoplastics Second Edition Book Review:

This new edition of the bestselling Handbook of Thermoplastics incorporates recent developments and advances in thermoplastics with regard to materials development, processing, properties, and applications. With contributions from 65 internationally recognized authorities in the field, the second edition features new and updated discussions of several topics, including: Polymer nanocomposites Laser processing of thermoplastic composites Bioplastics Natural fiber thermoplastic composites Materials selection Design and application Additives for thermoplastics Recycling of thermoplastics Regulatory and legislative issues related to health, safety, and the environment The book also discusses state-of-the-art techniques in science and technology as well as environmental assessment with regard to the impact of thermoplastics. Each chapter is written in a review format that covers: Historical development and commercialization Polymerization and process technologies Structural and phase characteristics in relation to use properties The effects of additives on properties and applications Blends, alloys, copolymers, and composites derived from thermoplastics Applications Giving thorough coverage of the most recent trends in research and practice, the Handbook of Thermoplastics, Second Edition is an indispensable resource for experienced and practicing professionals as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in a wide range of disciplines and industries.

Elastomer Technology Handbook

Elastomer Technology Handbook
Author: Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff,Paul N. Cheremisinoff
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1120
Release: 2020-07-09
ISBN 10: 042960503X
ISBN 13: 9780429605031
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Elastomer Technology Handbook Book Review:

Elastomer Technology Handbook is a major new reference on the science and technology of engineered elastomers. This contributed volume features some of the latest work by international experts in polymer science and rubber technology. Topics covered include theoretical and practical information on characterizing rubbers, designing engineering elastomers for consumer and engineering applications, properties testing, chemical and physical property characterization, polymerization chemistry, rubber processing and fabrication methods, and rheological characterization. The book also highlights both conventional and emerging market applications for synthetic rubber products and emphasizes the latest technology advancements. Elastomer Technology Handbook is a "must have" book for polymer researchers and engineers. It will also benefit anyone involved in the handling, manufacturing, processing, and designing of synthetic rubbers.

Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers

Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers
Author: Laurence W. McKeen
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2009-11-17
ISBN 10: 9781437778359
ISBN 13: 1437778356
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers Book Review:

Part of a series of core databooks within the William Andrew Plastics Design Library, Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers provides a comprehensive collection of graphical multipoint data and tabular data covering fatigue and tribology. The concept of fatigue is very straightforward: if an object is subjected to a stress or deformation, and it is repeated, the object becomes weaker. This weakening of plastic material is called fatigue. Tribology is the science and technology of surfaces in contact with each other and therefore covers friction, lubrication and wear. The reduction of wear and fatigue and the improvement of lubrication are key bottom-line issues for engineers and scientists involved in the plastics industry and product design with plastics. Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers, 2e, is an update of all that has changed in the world of plastics since the 1st edition appeared nearly 15 years ago, and has been reorganized from a polymer chemistry point of view. A hard-working reference tool: part of the daily workflow of engineers and scientists involved in the plastics industry and product design with plastics The reduction of wear and fatigue and the improvement of lubrication are key bottom-line issues The data in this book provide engineers with the tools they need to design for low failure rates

Fluoroelastomers Handbook

Fluoroelastomers Handbook
Author: Albert L. Moore,Jiri George Drobny
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 359
Release: 2006-01-14
ISBN 10: 9780815515173
ISBN 13: 0815515170
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fluoroelastomers Handbook Book Review:

This is a must-have reference for materials scientists and engineers in the automotive, aerospace, chemical, chemical process, and power generation industries. Fluoroelastomers are growing as products of choice for critical components such as O-rings, hoses and seals in hostile fluid and temperature conditions.

Handbook of Plastics Joining

Handbook of Plastics Joining
Author: Michael J. Troughton
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2008-10-17
ISBN 10: 9780815519768
ISBN 13: 0815519761
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Plastics Joining Book Review:

The new edition of this bestselling reference provides fully updated and detailed descriptions of plastics joining processes, plus an extensive compilation of data on joining specific materials. The volume is divided into two main parts: processes and materials. The processing section has 18 chapters, each explaining a different joining technique. The materials section has joining information for 25 generic polymer families. Both sections contain data organized according to the joining methods used for that material. * A significant and extensive update from experts at The Welding Institute * A systematic approach to discussing each joining method including: process, advantages and disadvantages, applications, materials, equipment, joint design, and welding parameters * Includes international suppliers’ directory and glossary of key joining terms * Includes new techniques such as flash free welding and friction stir welding * Covers thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers, and rubbers.

Handbook of Plastics Elastomers and Composites

Handbook of Plastics  Elastomers  and Composites
Author: Charles A. Harper
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 884
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 9780071384766
ISBN 13: 0071384766
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Plastics Elastomers and Composites Book Review:

Handbook of Plastics, Elastomers, and Composite, 4th Edition, places state-of-the-art information on plastics, elastomers, and composites at your fingertips. The revised and updated edition presents all of the fundamental information required to understand the large number of materials and material forms, and provides the necessary data and guidelines for optimal use of these materials and forms in the broad range of industrial products, ensuring the highest performance from materials. Thoroughly revised, this new edition features the latest advance in properties of plastics, elastomers, and composites while providing practical examples throughout. Thermosets, plastics in coatings and finishes, thermoplastics and plastics in packaging are covered.

Handbook of Thermoplastic Polyesters

Handbook of Thermoplastic Polyesters
Author: Stoyko Fakirov
Publsiher: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
Total Pages: 1377
Release: 2002
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015052872929
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Thermoplastic Polyesters Book Review:

The book covers current knowledge on all aspects of polyester synthesis, structure, properties (chemical, physical and application relevant) and recycling. The most important technical polyesters are presented in detailed chapters, homogeneous polymers as well as copolymers, blends and high-performance reinforced polyester materials are discussed. This book is directed to chemists, physicists and engineers working in research, development and application of polymers.

Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook

Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook
Author: Myer Kutz
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 784
Release: 2016-09-15
ISBN 10: 0323390412
ISBN 13: 9780323390415
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook Book Review:

Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook: Processing, Materials, and Applications, Second Edition, covers both the polymer basics that are helpful to bring readers quickly up-to-speed if they are not familiar with a particular area of plastics processing and the recent developments that enable practitioners to discover which options best fit their requirements. New chapters added specifically cover polyamides, polyimides, and polyesters. Hot topics such as 3-D printing and smart plastics are also included, giving plastics engineers the information they need to take these embryonic technologies and deploy them in their own work. With the increasing demands for lightness and fuel economy in the automotive industry (not least due to CAFÉ standards), plastics will soon be used even further in vehicles. A new chapter has been added to cover the technology trends in this area, and the book has been substantially updated to reflect advancements in technology, regulations, and the commercialization of plastics in various areas. Recycling of plastics has been thoroughly revised to reflect ongoing developments in sustainability of plastics. Extrusion processing is constantly progressing, as have the elastomeric materials, fillers, and additives which are available. Throughout the book, the focus is on the engineering aspects of producing and using plastics. The properties of plastics are explained, along with techniques for testing, measuring, enhancing, and analyzing them. Practical introductions to both core topics and new developments make this work equally valuable for newly qualified plastics engineers seeking the practical rules-of-thumb they don't teach you in school and experienced practitioners evaluating new technologies or getting up-to-speed in a new field. Presents an authoritative source of practical advice for engineers, providing guidance from experts that will lead to cost savings and process improvements Ideal introduction for both new engineers and experienced practitioners entering a new field or evaluating a new technology Updated to include the latest technology, including 3D Printing, smart polymers, and thorough coverage of biopolymers and biodegradable plastics

Handbook of Polymers

Handbook of Polymers
Author: George Wypych
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 712
Release: 2016-02-05
ISBN 10: 1927885116
ISBN 13: 9781927885116
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Polymers Book Review:

Handbook of Polymers, Second Edition, presents normalized, up-to-date polymer data in a consistent and easily referenceable layout. This new edition represents an update of the available data, including new values for many commercially available products, verification of existing data, and removal of older data where it is no longer useful. The book includes data on all major polymeric materials used by the plastics industry and all branches of the chemical industry, as well as specialty polymers used in the electronics, pharmaceutical, medical, and space fields. The entire scope of the data is divided into sections to make data comparison and search easy, including synthesis, physical, mechanical, and rheological properties, chemical resistance, toxicity and environmental impact, and more. The data enables engineers and materials scientists to solve practical problems, be that in applications, research and development, or legislation. The most current grades of materials have been selected to provide readers with information that is characteristic of currently available products. Includes practical data on the most widely used polymers for engineers and materials scientists in design, manufacture, and applications research Presents data on polymer synthesis, properties, chemical resistance, processing, and their related environmental impacts Provides a comprehensive update to the data, including new information and the verification of existing datasets

Handbook of Plastic Foams

Handbook of Plastic Foams
Author: Arthur H. Landrock
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 509
Release: 1995-12-31
ISBN 10: 0815517653
ISBN 13: 9780815517658
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Plastic Foams Book Review:

This book is intended to be a source of practical information on all types of plastic foams (cellular plastics) in use, including the new structural plastic foams. Elastomer (rubber-like) foams are also considered. The book is intended primarily for those who require a non-theoretical, authoritative, easy-to-use handbook in the subject area. It should be of value to materials engineers, plastics fabricators, chemists, chemical engineers and students. Recognized authorities have written several chapters and parts of chapters in their fields of expertise. The book is organized in such a way that information on a desired subject can be found rapidly. An unusual feature is a comprehensive listing of all known standardization documents (test methods, practices, and specifications), including some international standards. Each document includes a brief description of its contents.

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection
Author: Myer Kutz
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1520
Release: 2002-07-22
ISBN 10: 9780471359241
ISBN 13: 0471359246
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Materials Selection Book Review:

An innovative resource for materials properties, their evaluation, and industrial applications The Handbook of Materials Selection provides information and insight that can be employed in any discipline or industry to exploit the full range of materials in use today-metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites. This comprehensive organization of the materials selection process includes analytical approaches to materials selection and extensive information about materials available in the marketplace, sources of properties data, procurement and data management, properties testing procedures and equipment, analysis of failure modes, manufacturing processes and assembly techniques, and applications. Throughout the handbook, an international roster of contributors with a broad range of experience conveys practical knowledge about materials and illustrates in detail how they are used in a wide variety of industries. With more than 100 photographs of equipment and applications, as well as hundreds of graphs, charts, and tables, the Handbook of Materials Selection is a valuable reference for practicing engineers and designers, procurement and data managers, as well as teachers and students.

Thermoplastics and Thermoplastic Composites

Thermoplastics and Thermoplastic Composites
Author: Michel Biron
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 1064
Release: 2012-12-31
ISBN 10: 1455730351
ISBN 13: 9781455730353
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thermoplastics and Thermoplastic Composites Book Review:

This book bridges the technology and business aspects of thermoplastics, providing a guide designed for engineers working in real-world industrial settings. The author explores the criteria for material selection, provides a detailed guide to each family of thermoplastics, and also explains the various processing options for each material type. More than 30 families of thermoplastics are described with information on their advantages and drawbacks, special grades, prices, transformation processes, applications, thermal behaviour, technological properties (tenacity, friction, dimensional stability), durability (ageing, creep, fatigue), chemical and fire behaviour, electrical properties, and joining possibilities. Biron explores the technological properties and economics of the major thermoplastics and reinforced thermoplastics, such as polyethylene, and emerging polymers such as polybenzimidazole, Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) and bioplastics. In the second edition, a new section ‘plastics solutions for practical problems’ provides over 25 case studies illustrating a wide range of design and production challenges across the spectrum of thermoplastics, from metal and glass replacement solutions, to fire retardant plastics and antimicrobials. In addition, Biron provides major new material on bioplastics and wood plastic composites (WPCs), and fully updated data throughout. Combining materials data, information on processing techniques, and economic aspects (pricing), Biron provides a unique end-to-end approach to the selection and use of materials in the plastics industry and related sectors Includes a new section of case studies, illustrating best practice across a wide range of applications and industry sectors New material on bioplastics and sustainable composites

Handbook of Polyolefins

Handbook of Polyolefins
Author: Cornelia Vasile
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1032
Release: 2000-06-21
ISBN 10: 9780203908716
ISBN 13: 0203908716
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Polyolefins Book Review:

A handbook on polyolefins. This second edition includes new material on the structure, morphology and properties of polyolefin (PO) synthesis. It focuses on synthetic advances, the use of additives, special coverage of PO blends, composites and fibres, and surface treatments. It also addresses the problem of interfacial and superficial phenomena.

Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers 2nd Ed

Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers  2nd Ed
Author: Liesl K. Massey
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 615
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9780080950570
ISBN 13: 0080950574
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers 2nd Ed Book Review:

This extensively revised and updated second edition of the only data handbook available on the properties of commercial polymeric films details the permeability characteristics of over 125 major plastic and elastomer packaging materials. New to this edition are 92 resin chapters containing textual summary information including: category, general description, processing methods, applications, and general permeability considerations for water vapor, oxygen, and other gases including aroma and flavor. The product data is presented in graphical and tabular format, retaining the familiar format of the first edition and allowing easy comparison between materials and test conditions.

Infrared Spectra of Rubbers Plastics and Thermoplastic Elastomers

Infrared Spectra of Rubbers  Plastics and Thermoplastic Elastomers
Author: Yvonne Davies,Jason Davies,Martin J. Forrest
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 443
Release: 2019-12-16
ISBN 10: 3110645750
ISBN 13: 9783110645750
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Infrared Spectra of Rubbers Plastics and Thermoplastic Elastomers Book Review:

This handbook collects over 800 infrared spectra of rubbers, plastics and thermoplastics elastometers. It contains five different libraries: rubbers in trasmission spectroscopy, rubbers in pyrolysate spectroscopy, plastics in trasmission spectroscopy, plastics in pyrolysate spectroscopy, and rubbers and plastics in single-bounce ATR spectroscopy. This is an invaluable reference for the rubbers and plastics industry.

Handbook of Plastic Processes

Handbook of Plastic Processes
Author: Charles A. Harper
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 760
Release: 2006-05-26
ISBN 10: 0471786578
ISBN 13: 9780471786573
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Plastic Processes Book Review:

An outstanding and thorough presentation of the complete fieldof plastics processing Handbook of Plastic Processes is the only comprehensivereference covering not just one, but all major processes used toproduce plastic products-helping designers and manufacturers inselecting the best process for a given product while enabling usersto better understand the performance characteristics of eachprocess. The authors, all experts in their fields, explain in clear,concise, and practical terms the advantages, uses, and limitationsof each process, as well as the most modern and up-to-datetechnologies available in their application. Coverage includes chapters on: Injection molding Compression and transfer molding Sheet extrusion Blow molding Calendering Foam processing Reinforced plastics processing Liquid resin processing Rotational molding Thermoforming Reaction injection molding Compounding, mixing, and blending Machining and mechanical fabrication Assembly, finishing, and decorating Each chapter details a particular process, its variations, theequipment used, the range of materials utilized in the process, andits advantages and limitations. Because of its increasing impact on the industry, the editor hasalso added a chapter on nanotechnology in plastics processing.