Handbook of Plastics Technologies

Author: Charles A. Harper
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071491860
Release Date: 2010-05-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Understand, design, and manufacture plastics This resource provides you with the state-of-the-art information for the design, manufacture and application of plastics as well as its cutting-edge usage in nanotechnology. Includes the latest industry specifications and standards Covers the latest recycling methods

Handbook of Plastic Films

Author: Elsayed Abdel-Bary
Publisher: iSmithers Rapra Publishing
ISBN: 185957338X
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Plastic films are high-performance materials which play an essential part in modern life. Plastic films are mostly used in packaging applications but as will be seen from this book they are also used in the agricultural, medical and engineering fields. The plastics films industry uses state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and is continuously seeking out new technologies to improve its performance. The understanding of the nature of plastic films, their production techniques, applications and their characterisation is essential for producing new types of plastic films. This handbook has been written to discuss the production and main uses of plastic films.

Plastics Technology Handbook Fourth Edition

Author: Manas Chanda
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420006360
Release Date: 2006-12-19
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Because the field of plastics is one of the fastest changing areas today, the need arises to offer relevant, comprehensive material on polymers. An established source of information on modern plastics, the Plastics Technology Handbook continues to provide up-to-date coverage on the properties, processing methods, and applications of polymers. Retaining the easy-to-follow structure of the previous editions, this fourth edition includes new topics of interest that reflect recent developments and lead to better insights into the molecular behavior of polymers. New to the Fourth Edition Advances in supramolecular polymerization, flame retardancy, polymer-based nanomedicines, and drug delivery The new concept of oxo-biodegradable polymers Broadened discussion on plastic foams and foam extrusion processes More information on the processing and applications of industrial polymers, including the emerging field of nanoblends Developments in polymer synthesis and applications, such as polymeric sensors, hydrogels and smart polymers, hyperbranched polymers, shape memory polymers, polymeric optical fibers, scavenger resins, polymer nanocomposites, polymerization-filled composites, and wood-polymer composites A state-of-the-art account of the various available methods for plastics recycling Advances in the use of polymers in packaging, construction, the automotive and aerospace industries, agriculture, electronics and electrical technology, biomedical applications, corrosion prevention, and sports and marine applications Plastics Technology Handbook, Fourth Edition thoroughly covers traditional industrial polymers and their processing methods as well as contemporary polymeric materials, recent trends, and the latest applications.

Polymers and Plastics Technology Handbook

Author: NIIR Board
Publisher: ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS PRESS Inc.
ISBN: 9788178330761
Release Date: 2004-07-05
Genre:

Plastics play a very important role in our daily lives. Throughout the world the demand for plastic, particularly plastic packaging, continues to rapidly grow. Polymer technology deals with the manufacture and production of polymer and synthetic substances. Plastic is incredibly versatile and can be made from different ingredients, moulded into any shape, and put to a huge range of uses across industry and the rest of society, from carrier bags to electrical cables. Polymer energy system is an award winning, innovative, proprietary process to convert waste plastics into renewable energy. Some of the important example of polymers and plastics are polytetra fluoroethylene (PTFE), polyether sulphone (PES), phenol-formaldehyde (PF), polyolefins, vinyl polymers, thermoplastic polyesters, polysulfones, poly(phenylene sulfide), etc. Polymers are the most rapidly growing sector of the materials industry. The Indian plastic industry has taken great strides. In the last few decades, the industry has grown to the status of a leading sector in the country with a sizable base. The material is gaining notable importance in different spheres of activity and the per capita consumption is increasing at a fast pace. Continuous advancements and developments in polymer technology, processing machineries, expertise, and cost effective manufacturing is fast replacing the typical materials in different segments with plastics. On the basis of value added, Indian share of plastic products industry is about 0.5% of national GDP. The major contents of the book are properties and applications of speciality plastics, thermoset plastics, applications of recycle plastics, introduction of polymer science, polymer additives, blends and composites, commodity thermoplastics and fibres etc. This book also consists of raw material suppliers for plastic and plastic products, manufacturers of plastic, processing machinery, plastics processing machinery and equipment (foreign), machinery and equipment for plastic converting, extruders and extrusion lines, injection moulding machines, presses and accessories, blow moulding and thermoforming machines etc. The book has been designed with the idea of blending and integrating basic polymer science and the technology of plastics into a composite structure. This book is an outcome of an endeavour in the direction of polymer and plastic processing. It would be of immense use to entrepreneurs, consultants, students and libraries etc.

Modern Plastics Handbook

Author: Charles A. Harper
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0070267146
Release Date: 2000-03-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering

State-of-the-art guide to plastic product design, manufacture and application. Edited by Charles A. Harper and sponsored by Modern Plastics, the industry's most prestigious trade magazine, Modern Plastics Handbook packs a wealth of up-to-date knowledge about plastics processes, forms and formulations, design, equipment, testing and recycling. This A-to-Z guide keeps you on top of: *Properties and performance of thermoplastics, polymer blends...thermosets, reinforced plastics and composites...natural and synthetic elastomers *Processes from extrusion, injection and blow molding to thermoforming, foam processing, hand lay-up and filament winding, and many, many more *Fabricating...post-production finishing and bonding...coatings and finishes, subjects difficult to find treated elsewhere in print *More!

Handbook of Plastics Joining

Author: PDL Staff
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 008095040X
Release Date: 2008-10-23
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A hands-on guide to choosing and using old and new technologies for joining plastics and elastomers. Includes detailed discussions of over 25 techniques used to join plastics to themselves and to other materials. Advantages and disadvantages of each technique along with detailed discussions of applications are presented. A second section is organized by material and provides details of using different processes with over 50 generic families of plastics and how different techniques and operating parameters affect weld strength and other criteria. This book is an excellent reference and an invaluable resource for novice and expert alike in determining the best joining technique for their application and providing guidance in how to design and prepare for production.

Flammability Handbook for Plastics Fifth Edition

Author: Carlos J. Hilado
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1566766516
Release Date: 1998-05-11
Genre: Technology & Engineering

FROM THE INTRODUCTION "Considerable effort has gone into the study of various aspects of flammability and of various plastic materials, so that these materials which are proving so useful to man will always be used in ways which will not compromise his safety. The task is a continuing one, because the family of plastics continues to grow, and, along with it, its variety of applications. Some of these future applications cannot even be conceived of at the present time. The needs of man and his society are changing, and with them the factors that affect his safety, comfort, and convenience. A flammability handbook for plastics must necessarily involve a variety of sciences and technologies spread across the whole spectrum of human knowledge, and it is impossible to discuss all the subjects in great depth. Any details extracted for attention are brought because they are believed to be significant to the overall effort to make plastics as useful and safe as humanly possible."

Handbook of Plastic Optics

Author: Stefan Bäumer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527635450
Release Date: 2011-02-10
Genre: Science

A coherent overview of the current status of injection molded optics, describing in detail all aspects of plastic optics, from design issues to production technology and quality control. This updated second edition is supplemented by a chapter on the equipment and process of injection wells as well as a look at recent applications. The contributors, each one a leading expert in their discipline, have either a background in or strong ties to the industry, thus combining a large amount of practical experience. With its focus firmly set on practical applications, this is an indispensable reference for all those working in optics research and development.

Adhesives Technology Handbook

Author: Arthur H. Landrock
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 9780815516019
Release Date: 2008-09-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Following the successful first, the second edition is a complete guide to all that is required to successfully bond materials. It is both a reference and a source for learning the basics for those involved in the entire product value chains. Basic principles of adhesion such as surface characterization, types of adhesive bonds, and adhesion failure topics are covered in addition to a description of common adhesive materials and application techniques • Provides the end user practitioners of adhesion technology with a complete guide to bonding materials successfully • Covers most substrates, including plastics, metals, elastomers and ceramics, explaining basic principles and describing common materials and application techniques • Arranges information so that each chapter can be studied selectively or in conjunction with others

Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook

Author: Myer Kutz
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 9781437735147
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A practical reference for all plastics engineers who are seeking to answer a question, solve a problem, reduce a cost, improve a design or fabrication process, or even venture into a new market. Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook covers both polymer basics - helpful to bring readers quickly up to speed if they are not familiar with a particular area of plastics processing - and recent developments - enabling practitioners to discover which options best fit their requirements. Each chapter is an authoritative source of practical advice for engineers, providing authoritative guidance from experts that will lead to cost savings and process improvements. 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. Materials and additives are described as well as their characteristics and effects. The technologies and machinery used in processing operations are covered with reference to product design. And recent developments in a cross-section of applications demonstrate in a pragmatic way, the opportunities as well as the limitations of plastics. • 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 on a new field. • The depth and detail of the coverage of new developments enables engineers and managers to gain knowledge of, and evaluate, new technologies and materials in key growth areas such as biomaterials and nanotechnology. • This highly practical handbook is set apart from other references in the field, being written by engineers for an audience of engineers and providing a wealth of real-world examples, best practice guidance and rules-of-thumb.

Handbook of Plastic Processes

Author: Charles A. Harper
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471786573
Release Date: 2006-05-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

An outstanding and thorough presentation of the complete field of plastics processing Handbook of Plastic Processes is the only comprehensive reference covering not just one, but all major processes used to produce plastic products-helping designers and manufacturers in selecting the best process for a given product while enabling users to better understand the performance characteristics of each process. The authors, all experts in their fields, explain in clear, concise, and practical terms the advantages, uses, and limitations of each process, as well as the most modern and up-to-date technologies 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, the equipment used, the range of materials utilized in the process, and its advantages and limitations. Because of its increasing impact on the industry, the editor has also added a chapter on nanotechnology in plastics processing.

Handbook of Applied Polymer Processing Technology

Author: Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824796799
Release Date: 1996-01-23
Genre: Technology & Engineering

"Offers detailed coverage of applied polymer processing--presenting a wide range of technologies and furnishing state-of-the-art data on polymer components, properties, and processibility. Reviews fundamental rheological concepts. Contains over 1600 bibliographic citations, some 450 equations, and over 400 tables, drawings, and photographs."

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.

Handbook of Plastics Testing and Failure Analysis

Author: Vishu Shah
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470100417
Release Date: 2007-03-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Written in easy-to-read and -use format, this book updates and revises its bestselling predecessor to become the most complete, comprehensive resource on plastics testing. This book has an emphasis on significance of test methods and interpretation of results. The book covers all aspects of plastics testing, failure analysis, and quality assurance - including chapters on identification analysis, failure analysis, and case studies. The book concludes with a substantial appendix with useful data, charts and tables for ready reference. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Expanded PTFE Applications Handbook

Author: Sina Ebnesajjad
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 9781437778564
Release Date: 2016-09-21
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Expanded PTFE Applications Handbook: Technology, Manufacturing and Applications is a comprehensive guide to ePTFE, explaining manufacturing technologies, properties, and applications. Technologies that were previously shrouded in secrecy are revealed in detail, as are the origins and history of ePFTE. The book is an essential handbook for scientists and engineers working in PTFE processing industries, and for manufacturers working with fluoropolymers. It is also of use to purchasing managers and academics. Presents every aspect of the manufacturing technologies and properties of ePFTE Provides detailed coverage of ePTFE applications in apparel, medical, and surgical devices, filtration, vents, and industrial uses Follows ePFTE from its original discovery to the latest developments