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Whittington's Dictionary of Plastics

Whittington's Dictionary of Plastics

Author(s)/Editor(s): James F Carley
Published By:
CRC Press

Pages in Print Edition: 575PP
Hard Cover

Published: 10/08/1993
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SME Members: $ 197.95
Non members: $ 219.95


For more than twenty years "Whittington's Dictionary of Plastics" has been primary plastics reference. This completely updated and expanded 3rd edition has listed over 5200 terms, in alphabetical order, including thorough definitions. Aspects of the plastics technology covered include: Plastics and other polymeric materials (including elastomers, blends, and alloys), Physical, chemical, mechanical, thermal, electrical, and processing properties, Plastic chemicals,Parts, forms and shapes, Polymer chemistry and physics, Processing and fabrication methods, machinery and equipment, Tests, analytical techniques, flammability, toxicity, environmental aspects, and applications. In addition to all the commercial plastics, definitions are given for other polymeric materials including adhesives, elastomers, foams, coatings, and fibers.