328 pages | 125 B/W Illus.
This practical book sets the standard as a valuable, time-saving resource offering systematic fundamental information about industrial radiation technologies. This new edition explores updates to emerging applications of ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) radiation to polymer processing and offers updates throughout to detail changes changes, new trends, and general issues in radiation technology. It presents vital, cutting-edge information to aid further reduction of volatile organic compounds and toxic substances in the environment, develop alternative sources of energy, and harness energy in both medical and industrial applications.
New features of this edition include:
Written by an expert with over forty years of experience, this book would make an excellent resource for scientists and engineers in the fields of materials science and polymer chemistry.
1. Introduction. 2. Review of Elements of Radiation Science and Technology. 3. Ultraviolet and Electron Beam Curing Equipment. 4. UV Radiation Processes. 5. Electron Beam Processes. 6. Coating Methods Used in UV/EB Technology. 7. Applications of UV Radiation. 8. Applications of Electron Beam Radiation. 9. Dosimetry. 10. Safety and Hygiene. 11. Recent Developments and Trends. Appendix I: Bibliography. Appendix II: Major Equipment Manufacturers.
Appendix III: Standard Dosimetry Tests. Appendix IV: Major Suppliers of Raw Materials for UV/EB Curing. Appendix V: The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry.