Publisher: CRC Press
Category : Technology & Engineering
Languages : en
Pages : 792
Book DescriptionThis second edition of a bestseller incorporates developments and advances in the world of thermoplastics with regard to material development, processing, properties, and applications. It includes separate sections on bioplastics and hybrid and inorganic polymers. As in the first edition, chapters are written in a review format and cover (a) historical development and commercialization; (b) polymerization and processing technologies; (c) structural and phase characteristics as they affect use properties; (d) additives effects on properties and applications, (e) blends and composites derived from these thermoplastics, and (f) applications.