By Laurence W. McKeen
This reference advisor brings jointly quite a lot of severe information at the impact of temperature on plastics and elastomers, permitting engineers to make optimum fabric offerings and layout judgements. the consequences of humidity point and pressure expense on mechanical and electric houses also are coated. the knowledge are supported by way of factors of the way to use the knowledge in genuine international engineering contexts. excessive (and low) temperatures could have an important influence on plastics processing and functions, really in industries comparable to automobile, aerospace, oil and gasoline, packaging, and scientific units, the place metals are more and more being changed by means of plastics. extra plastics have additionally been incorporated for polyesters, polyamides and others the place to be had, together with polyolefins, elastomers and fluoropolymers. totally new sections on biodegradable polymers and thermosets were additional to the ebook. the extent of knowledge incorporated – besides the big variety of graphs and tables for simple comparability – saves readers the necessity to touch providers, and the choice consultant has been totally up to date, giving help on the questions which engineers will be asking while specifying fabrics for any given software.
- Trustworthy, present thermal information and most sensible perform suggestions for engineers and fabrics scientists within the plastics industry
- More than 1,000 graphs and tables enable for simple comparability among plastics
- Entirely new sections further on biopolymers and thermosets.
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