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Polymer Modifiers and Additives

1st Edition

Edited by Richard F. Grossman, John T. Lutz Jr.

CRC Press

536 pages

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Hardback: 9780824799496
pub: 2000-11-08
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"Outlines the benefits of using additives-individually or in combination-to modify the properties and processability of pure polymers, and discusses easy-to-understand theory and practical applications for immediate economic and performance improvements."


". . .comprehensive."

---Polymer Degradation and Stability

". . .gives a clear review of the subject. . .a guide to the future developments in additives. . ..Any organization involved in the developments and use of additives in polymers should have a copy in their libraries."

---The Journal of the Institute of Materials

". . .a good balance of theory and the pragmatic. . .provides a unique overview and reference of the field of modifiers and additives."

---Chemical Engineering Research and Design

Table of Contents

Antioxidants; colourants; coupling agents; fiber reinforcment; fillers - types, properties and performance; flame retardant and smoke suppressants; heat stabilizers for halogenated polymers; impact modifiers; lubricants; optical brighteners; plasticizers; processing aids; specialty additives.

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Plastics Engineering

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Subject Categories

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