This handbook focuses on physical, structural, and compositional properties of elastomeric materials and plastics. It provides a broad overview of the physical and physicochemical properties of synthetic rubbers that are used in conventional cured applications.
Table of Contents
I: Physicochemical Properties of Elastomers 1. Properties and Uses of Triblock Copolymers 2. Crystallization in Elastomers at Low Temperatures 3. Tensile Yield in Crystalline Polymers 4. Improving the High-Temperature Performance of EPDM 5. Oxidation and Ozonation of Rubber 6. Techniques for Monitoring Heterogeneous Oxidation of Polymers 7. Flammability of Elastomeric Materials 8. Antiozonant Protection of Rubber Compounds 9. Antioxidants and Stabilizers for Hydrocarbon Polymers: Past, Present, and Future 10. Curatives for Castable Urethane Elastomers II: Properties of Plastics 11. Polyethylene: Synthesis, Properties, and Uses 12. Crystal Growth in Polyethylene 13. Branching Analysis for Polyethylenes 14. Environmental and Thermal Degradation of Low-Density Polyethylene Films 15. Properties of Isotactic Polypropylene 16. Physical and Chemical Crosslinking of Polyurethane 17. Polyisobutylene-Based Polyurethanes 18. Photodegradation of Polystyrene 19. Liquid Crystal Polymers and Their Applications 20. Dimensional Stability of Thermoplastic-Polymeric Liquid Crystal Blends 21. Molecular Aggregation of Solid Aromatic Polymers