Polymer Modification: Principles, Techniques, and Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Polymer Modification

Principles, Techniques, and Applications, 1st Edition

By John Meister

CRC Press

936 pages

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Hardback: 9780824700782
pub: 2000-07-25

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"Describes new modification methods and applications for natural, synthetic, thermoplastic, and thermoset polymers that result from economic forces, commercial processes, and the latest research and development. Features chemical and physical technologies such as sulfonation, alkylation, acid/base hydrolysis, hydrogenation, stress orienting, annealing, crystallization, and more."

Table of Contents

Cellulose modification; modification of ligin; modification of starch; modification of natural gums; modification of polyethylene; ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene; modification of polystyrene; modification of poly(vinyl chloride); modification of nylon; modification of epoxy resins; modification of phenol-methanal network polymers; polymer liquid crystals and their blends. Appendices: answers to problems and exercises; polymer science, engineering and technology needed to understand polymer modification.

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Plastics Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Textiles & Polymers