By J A. Brydson (Auth.)
The 6th variation of this vintage reference paintings maintains to supply a balanced and complete evaluate of the character, manufacture, constitution, homes, processing and purposes of commercially on hand plastics fabrics. Aiming to bridge the space among concept and perform, it permits scientists to appreciate the industrial implications in their paintings in addition to delivering technologists with a theoretical background.
Early chapters describe the heritage and nature of plastics and clarify the connection of chemical constitution and houses. practise, constitution, houses processing and purposes of every category of plastics fabrics are then thought of individually. New chapters were extra on fabrics choice and designated polymers, together with biodegradable and electroconductive polymers and thermoplastic elastomers. moreover many new plastics fabrics were extra in the course of the textual content and additional info has been integrated on checking out tools and information. The sections on production/consumption statistics has additionally been thoroughly up to date.
Reviews of earlier editions:
It's a real milestone in reference works...and the e-book is a 'must' for an individual all for the choice, guidance, compounding or processing of those fabrics' - British Plastic and Rubber
'This most modern variation continues the excessive general set previously... The e-book s a 'must' for either pupil and working towards technologists' - Plastics Materials
'The fourth version of John Brydson's ebook consists of at the best suited traditions of the former 3. As a reference publication for a laboratory, revenues place of work or student's bed room, it really is unrivalled in its entire of the historical past, chemistry and know-how of plastics'. - bolstered Plastics
'As a reference ebook at the topic it really is special for its intensity in this sort of compact shape, but allied to that it's so eminently readable. it's a operating chemist's e-book for a operating chemist.' - magazine of the Oil and color Chemists Association
'This is likely one of the such a lot accomplished reference books in its class.' - Polymer information, March 1996