ISBN-10:
1848216505
ISBN-13:
9781848216501
Pub. Date:
05/19/2014
Publisher:
Wiley
Polymer Extrusion / Edition 1

Polymer Extrusion / Edition 1

by Pierre G. Lafleur, Bruno Vergnes
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ISBN-13: 9781848216501
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/19/2014
Series: ISTE Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Pierre G. Lafleur is Professor of Chemical Engineering at école Polytechnique de Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Bruno Vergnes is Senior Scientist at CEMEF - MINES ParisTech in France.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Continuum Mechanics, Rheology and Heat Transfer Overview 1

1.1 Continuum mechanics 1

1.2 Rheology 7

1.3 Heat transfer [CAR 59, BIR 60, AGA 14] 11

1.4 Bibliography 19

Chapter 2 Calculation Methods 21

2.1 Introduction 21

2.2 1D solutions 22

2.3 2D solutions 28

2.4 Bibliography 34

Chapter 3 Single-Screw Extrusion 37

3.1 Introduction 37

3.2 Geometry and approximations 39

3.3 Solid conveying zone 45

3.4 Melting zone 73

3.5 Metering zone 85

3.6 Overall model 95

3.7 Technological improvements 99

3.8 Conclusion 105

3.9 Bibliography 105

Chapter 4 Co-rotating Twin-Screw Extrusion 109

4.1 Twin-screw extrusion 109

4.2 General overview of co-rotating twin-screw extruders 113

4.3 Solid conveying zone 120

4.4 Melting zone 121

4.5 Flow in the molten state 128

4.6 An overall model of twin-screw extrusion 151

4.7 Compounding application and production of complex materials 162

4.8 Conclusion 198

4.9 Bibliography 198

Chapter 5 Profile Extrusion 211

5.1 Profile extrusion 211

5.2 Pipe extrusion 229

5.3 Calibrators 240

5.4 Conclusion 241

5.5 Bibliography 241

Chapter 6 Production of Films and Sheets 245

6.1 Introduction 245

6.2 Cast film extrusion 249

6.3 Film blowing 256

6.4 Conclusion 298

6.5 Bibliography 298

Chapter 7 Wire Coating and Cable Insulation 305

7.1 General process 306

7.2 Commonly encountered problems 310

7.3 Analyses and solutions 310

7.4 Conclusion 330

7.5 Bibliography 331

Index 335

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