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1st Edition

Polymer Modifiers and Additives

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ISBN 9780824799496
Published November 8, 2000 by CRC Press
536 Pages

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Book Description

"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."

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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". . .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