Recent Advances in the Processing of Wood-Plastic Composites

Recent Advances in the Processing of Wood-Plastic Composites

by Jin Kuk Kim, Kaushik Pal


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642266263
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 01/25/2013
Series: Engineering Materials , #32
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Jin Kuk Kim has been teaching at Polymer Science and Engineering, School of Material Science and Engineering, Gyeongsang National University since 1989. He received his BS and MS degree in Chemical Engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea. He holds his Ph.D. degrees in Polymer Engineering from the University of Akron, USA. His main research focus is on wood fiber based solid and microcellular plastics, recycling of waste ground rubber tire, high performance elastomer, lifetime Prediction of elastomers, fuel cell rubbber gasket etc. He is having more than 175 papers in International Journals, more than 40 patents. He has already delivered more than 30 lectures at various Universities and Conferences. He authored and co-authored more than 5 books in the elastomer fields.

Kaushik Pal is currently working as a Senior Researcher at Polymer Science and Engineering, School of Nano and Advanced Material Engineering, Gyeongsang National University. He obtained his BE and Ph.D. degrees from Berhampur University and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, respectively. His main area of research is on blending of elastomer and polymer nanocomposites, sensors and actuators, high performance polymer nanocomposites, coatings, rheology, and microcellular foams etc. He received BK-21 fellowship for two years working in Republic of Korea. He already published more than 50 papers in International and National Journals. He serves as a reviewer of some Polymer related International Journal. He has edited one book entitled ‘Recent advancement in elastomeric nanocomposites’, Springer-Verlag, Germany and authored one book chapters in ‘Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites Technology’, Nova Science Publishers, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Surface Treatment.- Processing Machinery & Equipment.- Recent Developments in Wood-Plastic Compsitives.- Foamed WPC.- Applications.- Testing.

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