Encyclopedia of PVC, Vol. 4: Conversion and Fabrication Processes

Encyclopedia of PVC, Vol. 4: Conversion and Fabrication Processes

by Leonard I. Nass, Richard F. Grossman
     
 

An expansion and continuation of the first edition, Volume 4 extends the discussion of basic theory and applications featured in Volumes 1-3 of the encyclopedia. The Encyclopedia of PVC, Second Edition covers significant changes and developments in PVC science and technology -- furnishing a complete resource for each stage in the creation of new PVC products from the…  See more details below

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An expansion and continuation of the first edition, Volume 4 extends the discussion of basic theory and applications featured in Volumes 1-3 of the encyclopedia. The Encyclopedia of PVC, Second Edition covers significant changes and developments in PVC science and technology -- furnishing a complete resource for each stage in the creation of new PVC products from the production of vinyl chloride monomer to PVC material recycling. Volume 4: Conversion and Fabrication Processes concentrates on final processing and product manufacture ... addresses all of the major production methods in detail ... introduces the basic principles of plant operation ... shows how to run a plant for maximum profitability ... explains PVC waste reclamation ... and more. Generously illustrated with over 100 drawings, photographs, and tables, Volume 4 of the Encyclopedia of PVC, Second Edition is a practical reference for polymer, plastics, physical, organic, surface, and colloid chemists; plastics, chemical, materials, mechanical, and manufacturing engineers and technical personnel; and graduate students in these disciplines.

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Editorial Reviews

Elastomerics
The encyclopedia's usefulness extend[s] from the lab bench to the shop floor, and across many fields of industry, from construction to transportation.
Electrochemical Progress
...an essential reference and an indispensable tool for specialists and anyone interested in securing information on the product, its manufacturing and technology.
Flash Technique
...deals with the complete sequence of PVC operations in a practical and insightful manner.
Plastics Industry News
Praise for previous volumes of the Encyclopedia... A special effort has been made to have a strong international representation not only in the selection of individual contributors, but also in consideration and coverage of significant foreign technology and methodology by all authors.
Polymer
...presented at a high scientific level and it is very useful for researchers, engineers and technologists of the field of synthesis and processing of PVC.
Booknews
The final volume of the comprehensive reference on the science and technology of polyvinyl chloride at all stages in creating new products. Concentrates on the final processing and product manufacture, detailing all the major production methods, introducing the basic principles of plant operation, demonstrating how to run a plant for maximum profit, and explaining waste reclamation. Among the topics are extrusion, molding, calendaring and calendar laminating, foam processes, spread coating, powder molding and coating, plastisol molding, post-fabrication processes, compounding and processing, and reclaiming materials and products. No date is noted for the first edition; the second incorporates developments in the field. Of interest to scientists and engineers involved with production or processing. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824778231
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/31/1997
Edition description:
revised and expanded
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.25(d)

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