Elastomer Technology Handbook

Author: Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0849344018
Release Date: 1993-06-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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.

Handbook of Elastomers Second Edition

Author: Anil K. Bhowmick
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824703839
Release Date: 2000-11-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

"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."

The Silicone Elastomer Handbook

Author: David M. Brassard
Publisher:
ISBN: 0615322425
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Elastomers

This book is based on a short course that the author teaches at the Akron Polymer Training Center, College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at the University of Akron.

Fluoroelastomers Handbook

Author: Albert L. Moore
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0815515170
Release Date: 2006-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Fluoroelastomers Handbook: The Definitive User's Guide and Databook is a comprehensive reference on fluoroelastomer chemistry, processing technology, and applications. This is a must-have reference for materials scientists and engineers in the automotive, aerospace, chemical, chemical process, and power generation industries. Fluoroelastomers meet rigorous performance requirements in harsh environments, enhancing reliability, safety, and environmental friendliness. Fluoroelastomers are growing as products of choice for critical components such as O-rings, hoses, and seals in hostile fluid and temperature conditions. The first part of this book is an overview of fluorocarbon elastomers, including descriptions of the nature of fluoroelastomers, properties of various compositions, developmental history, and major uses. The second part provides more details of fluoroelastomer technology, including monomer properties and synthesis, polymerization and production processes, cure systems, and processing methods. The third and last part covers fluid resistance of various fluoroelastomer families, major applications of fluoroelastomers, and safety and disposal.

Adhesives Technology Handbook

Author: Sina Ebnesajjad
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 9780323356022
Release Date: 2014-11-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Covering a wide range of industrial applications across sectors including medical applications, automotive/aerospace, packaging, electronics, and consumer goods, this book provides a complete guide to the selection of adhesives, methods of use, industrial applications, and the fundamentals of adhesion. Dr Ebnesajjad examines the selection of adhesives and adhesion methods and challenges for all major groups of substrate including plastics (thermosets and thermoplastics), elastomers, metals, ceramics and composite materials. His practical guidance covers joint design and durability, application methods, test methods and troubleshooting techniques. The science and technology of adhesion, and the principles of adhesive bonding are explained in a way that enhances the reader's understanding of the fundamentals that underpin the successful use and design of adhesives. The third edition has been updated throughout to include recent developments in the industry, with new sections covering technological advances such as nanotechnology, micro adhesion systems, and the replacement of toxic chromate technology. Provides practitioners of adhesion technology with a complete guide to bonding materials successfully Covers the whole range of commonly used substrates including plastics, metals, elastomers and ceramics, explaining basic principles and describing common materials and application techniques Introduces the range of commercially available adhesives and the selection process alongside the science and technology of adhesion

Handbook of Specialty Elastomers

Author: Robert C. Klingender
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420017675
Release Date: 2008-01-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Written and edited by experts on specialty elastomers applications in the mechanical and automotive products industries, the Handbook of Specialty Elastomers provides a single source reference for the design of compounds using specialty elastomers. This book defines specialty elastomers as heat-, oil-, fuel-, and solvent-resistant polymers. Each chapter examines individual elastomers in terms of development history, chemical composition, structure, and properties as well as processing methods, applications, and commercially available products. Covering their applications in the rubber, energy, chemicals, and oil industries, the book also discusses the use of antioxidants, antiozonants, vulcanization agents, plasticizers, and process aids for specialty elastomers. The concluding chapter details considerations and relevant processes—such as molding operations—involved in designing application-specific rubber components. The Handbook of Specialty Elastomers provides comprehensive insight into the processes and challenges of designing rubber formulations and specialty elastomeric components.

Handbook of Engineering Polymeric Materials

Author: P. Cheremisinoff
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 082479799X
Release Date: 1997-07-25
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Presenting practical information on new and conventional polymers and products as alternative materials and end-use applications, this work details technological advancements in high-structure plastics and elastomers, functionalized materials, and their product applications. The book also provides a comparison of manufacturing and processing techniques from around the world. It emphasizes product characterization, performance attributes and structural properties.

Handbook of Condensation Thermoplastic Elastomers

Author: Stoyko Fakirov
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527606894
Release Date: 2006-05-12
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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.

Rubber Technologist s Handbook

Author: Sadhan K. De
Publisher: iSmithers Rapra Publishing
ISBN: 1859572626
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Rubber

This book provides a foundation in rubber technology and discusses the most recent developments in the subject. The fourteen chapters cover natural rubber, synthetic rubber, thermoplastic elastomers, fillers, compounding additives, mixing, engineering design, testing, tyre technology, automotive applications, footwear, rubbers in construction, durability of rubber products and rubber recycling.

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers

Author: Benjamin M. Walker
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: STANFORD:36105030467901
Release Date: 1988-07-31
Genre: Science

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.

Coatings Technology Handbook Second Edition

Author: D. Satas
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824704398
Release Date: 2000-11-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Serving as an all-in-one guide to the entire field of coatings technology, this encyclopedic reference covers a diverse range of topics-including basic concepts, coating types, materials, processes, testing, and applications- and summarizes the latest developments and standard coating methods. Helping readers apply the best coatings for their product needs, the book provides the insights and experience of over 100 recognized experts in over 100 chapters to select. Emphasizing an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and approaches, the book is illustrated with more than 350 drawings and photographs, plus early 1400 literature references, equations, and tables.

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers

Author: Jiri George Drobny
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 9780815517764
Release Date: 2007-08-11
Genre: Technology & Engineering

There are few if any adequate guides to the properties, processing, and applications of thermoplastic elastomers, in spite the skyrocketing rise in the use of these materials. Until now. This new book sets the standard for a reference on these materials by compiling in one comprehensive volume an applicable knowledge of the chemistry, processing, and all properties, and uses of thermoplastic elastomers. Copiously illustrated and full of applicable processing and engineering data, this is the very definition of a ""definitive"" user's guide.

Handbook of Plastics Elastomers and Composites

Author: Charles A. Harper
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071384766
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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.