Encyclopedia of Plastics, Polymers, and Resins Volume 1 (Paperback)

Encyclopedia of Plastics, Polymers, and Resins Volume 1 By Michael Ash (Compiled by), Irene Ash (Compiled by) Cover Image
By Michael Ash (Compiled by), Irene Ash (Compiled by)
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PREFACE - This encyclopedia is an attempt to coordinate and unify practical information on plastic, polymer, and resin trademark products. These categories overlap, i.e., plastics are a subset of polymers, and resins are often, but not always, polymers. However, it has been our aim to give the user of this compilation fingertip availability to a large quantity of essential information about these products. This three-volume compendium has been made possible through the cooperation of the major national and international plastic, polymer, and resin manufacturers. The information provided here has been gleaned from thousands of brochures, technical bulletins, and data sheets, but the extent of the information provided for each product has been limited by the amount of data given to us by the manufacturers. Whenever possible and/or appropriate, we have given the chemical description, applications, form and color, general, mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of each product. With the state of technological growth in these industries constantly increasing, this encyclopedia should serve as an important tool for chemists, engineers, and salespeople here and abroad. We want to extend our thanks to Roberta Dakan for her tireless efforts in helping make this encyclopedia as accurate and consistent as possible. It should be noted that when the temperatures of properties such as viscosity, density, solubility, etc. are not included, a standard temperature of 25 C is to be assumed. The information in this publication is reliable to the best of our knowledge. We would appreciate being informed of any errors or omissions so that these can be integrated into subsequent editions of this encyclopedia.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780820600468
ISBN-10: 0820600466
Publisher: Chemical Publishing Company
Publication Date: February 8th, 1982
Pages: 408
Language: English