Plastics Packaging Book

Plastics Packaging


  • Author : Susan E. M. Selke
  • Publisher : Hanser Gardner Publications
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 1569903727

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Plastics Packaging Excerpt :

The increasing importance of plastic materials in packaging makes it mandatory for everyone in this industry to command a basic understanding of the properties of the common packaging plastics.

Technology of Plastics Packaging for the Consumer Market Book

Technology of Plastics Packaging for the Consumer Market


  • Author : Geoff A. Giles
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 084930508X

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Technology of Plastics Packaging for the Consumer Market Excerpt :

This volume acquaints the reader with the technologies that can be used to convert a limited number of polymers into a myriad of packaging formats. It is directed at packaging technologists and those involved in the design and development of packaging.

Plastic Materials for Packaging Book
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Plastic Materials for Packaging


  • Author : Andrew Barnetson
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Containers
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 1859570682

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Plastic Materials for Packaging Excerpt :

This report reviews the current use of plastics for packaging both by technology and market covering the world in consumption and growth terms as well as material and process developments.

Understanding Plastics Packaging Technology Book

Understanding Plastics Packaging Technology


  • Author : Susan E. M. Selke
  • Publisher : Hanser Gardner Publications
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 10 : 1569902348

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Understanding Plastics Packaging Technology Excerpt :

One of the tasks of rheology is to empirically establish the relationships between deformations and stresses, respectively their derivatives by adequate measurements. These experimental techniques are known as rheometry and are concerned with the determination with well-defined rheological material functions. Such relationships are then amenable to mathematical treatment by the established methods of continuum mechanics.

Recycling of Flexible Plastic Packaging Book

Recycling of Flexible Plastic Packaging


  • Author : Michael Niaounakis
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2019-12-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128166031

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Recycling of Flexible Plastic Packaging Excerpt :

Recycling of Flexible Plastic Packaging presents thorough and detailed information on the management and recycling of flexible plastic packaging, focusing on the latest actual/potential methods and techniques and offering actionable solutions that minimize waste and increase product efficiency and sustainability. Sections cover flexible plastic packaging and its benefits, applications and challenges. This is followed by in-depth coverage of the materials, types and forms of flexible packaging. Other key discussions cover collection and pre-treatment, volume reduction, separation from other materials, chemical recycling, post-processing and reuse, current regulations and policies, economic aspects and immediate trends. This information will be highly valuable to engineers, scientists and R&D professionals across industry. In addition, it will also be of great interest to researchers in academia, those in government, or anyone with an interest in recycling who is looking to further advance and implement recycling methods for flexible plastic packaging. Presents state-of-the-art methods and technologies regarding the processing of flexible plastic packaging waste Addresses the challenges currently associated with both waste management and available recycling methods Opens the door to innovation, supporting improved recycling methods, manufacturing efficiency and industrial sustainability

Plastics in Packaging Book

Plastics in Packaging


  • Author : R. Beswick
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 10 : 9781859573297

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Plastics in Packaging Excerpt :

This report provides an overview of the plastic packaging supply chain from materials to disposal. Information is included on market sizes and trends relevant to this chain. It includes a review of key factors affecting the industry, such as the need for recycling, and new developments in plastics used in packaging. This report includes a description of plastic material types and properties relevant to packaging. Tables of comparative data are included.

Plastics  Rubber and Health Book

Plastics Rubber and Health


  • Author : Guneri Akovali
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 10 : 184735081X

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Plastics Rubber and Health Excerpt :

In recent years there have been certain scare stories about the possible negative effects on human health from some of these materials. However, today, it is realised that it is often not the polymers themselves, but their monomers or the additives used that are responsible for these negative effects. And the reality is that a lot of polymers are used in medical applications without adverse effects on patients. Hence, the dividing line between whether something is toxic and harmful to health or not (and if it is, under what conditions) is a very critical issue and therefore, there needs to be a better understanding of these systems. This book presents the available information on the eternal triangle of plastics and rubber and health, to enable a better understanding of the facts.

Food and Beverage Packaging Technology Book

Food and Beverage Packaging Technology


  • Author : Richard Coles
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-02-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 1444392174

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Food and Beverage Packaging Technology Excerpt :

Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this volume provides a contemporary overview of food processing/packaging technologies. It acquaints the reader with food preservation processes, shelf life and logistical considerations, as well as packaging materials, machines and processes necessary for a wide range of packaging presentations. The new edition addresses environmental and sustainability concerns, and also examines applications of emerging technologies such as RFID and nanotechnology. It is directed at packaging technologists, those involved in the design and development of packaging, users of packaging in food companies and those who specify or purchase packaging. Key Features: An up-to-date and comprehensive handbook on the most important sector of packaging technology Links methods of food preservation to the packaging requirements of the common types of food and the available food packages Covers all the key packaging materials - glass, plastics and paperboard Fully revised second edition now covers sustainability, nanotechnology and RFID

Plastics and the Environment Book

Plastics and the Environment


  • Author : Anthony L. Andrady
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2003-02-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 792
  • ISBN 10 : 0471095206

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Plastics and the Environment Excerpt :

Plastics offer a variety of environmental benefits. However, their production, applications, and disposal present many environmental concerns. Plastics and the Environment provides state-of-the-art technical and research information on the complex relationship between the plastic and polymer industry and the environment, focusing on the sustainability, environmental impact, and cost—benefit tradeoffs associated with different technologies. Bringing together the field’s leading researchers, Anthony Andrady’s innovative collection not only covers how plastics affect the environment, but also how environmental factors affect plastics. The relative benefits of recycling, resource recovery, and energy recovery are also discussed in detail. The first of the book’s four sections represents a basic introduction to the key subject matter of plastics and the environment; the second explores several pertinent applications of plastics with environmental implications–packaging, paints and coatings, textiles, and agricultural film use. The third section discusses the behavior of plastics in some of the environments in which they are typically used, such as the outdoors, in biotic environments, or in fires. The final section consists of chapters on recycling and thermal treatment of plastics waste. Chapters include: Commodity Polymers Plastics in Transportation Biodegradation of Common Polymers Thermal Treatment of Polymer Waste Incineration of Plastics The contributors also focus on the effectiveness of recent technologies in mitigating environmental impacts, particularly those for managing plastics in the solid waste stream. Plastic and design engineers, polymer chemists, material scientists, and ecologists will find Plastics and the Environment to be a vital resource to this critical industry.

Plastics Packaging Book

Plastics Packaging


  • Author : Susan E. M. Selke
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN 10 : 1523105860

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Plastic Packaging Materials for Food Book

Plastic Packaging Materials for Food


  • Author : Otto G. Piringer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-07-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 606
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527613298

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Plastic Packaging Materials for Food Excerpt :

Plastics have developed into the most important class of packaging materials. Their relative impermeability for substances from the surroundings has great influence on the shelf life and the quality of the packed goods. At the same time the interaction between the contents and the various components of the packaging plays a decisive role. This particular book is indispensable in the search for the optimal plastic packaging. It facilitates the estimation of the influence on the goods which come from the surroundings and from the packaging. The authors do not restrict themselves only to the description of the phenomena of diffusion or transport in theory, but they show what they mean for practical applications. Food represents the central theme as main area of application for plastic packaging. It can be considered to be the "model substance" and the findings are to be applied to many other products and systems. The main rules and regulations for food packaging of the European Community and the United States are presented in this book. Furthermore the authors emphasize the testing methods for proving the mass transport and the sensory check of the quality of the products.

Plastics Product Recycling Book

Plastics Product Recycling


  • Author : Sara Hulse
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Plastic scrap
  • Pages : 142
  • ISBN 10 : 1859572227

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Plastics Product Recycling Excerpt :

This report covers the consumption of plastics in Europe, how much waste plastic is produced, a summary of recent legislation and the various methods of dealing with plastic wastes. The plastics recycling industry in Europe is then reviewed, with an in-depth look at the relevant legislation followed by a summary of the situation in most of the major European countries. The major end-use sectors for plastics and the problem of waste plastics in each are examined in the final section.

Plastics and Sustainability Grey is the New Green Book

Plastics and Sustainability Grey is the New Green


  • Author : Michael Tolinski
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-03-31
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119591979

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Plastics and Sustainability Grey is the New Green Excerpt :

Plastics & Sustainability clearly lays out the thorny and contentious issues that we encounter at the nexus of plastics and sustainability. The book serves as a practical guide for making sustainability decisions about how plastics are made and used, including current developments in the newest bio-based plastics. Designers, marketers, academics, and engineers will all find something of value in this balanced and thoughtful second edition. Increased public scrutiny of plastics materials and the plastics industry has led, paradoxically, to both a deeper understanding and growing confusion about polymers, their origins, their uses, their risks, and ultimately their disposal. The author makes objective comparisons among major polymer grades and bioplastics including their life cycle assessments and practical performance in commercial applications.

Plastics China  Technologies  Markets and Growth Strategies to 2008 Book
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Plastics China Technologies Markets and Growth Strategies to 2008


  • Author : Donald V Rosato
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-08-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 1856174441

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Plastics China Technologies Markets and Growth Strategies to 2008 Excerpt :

'Plastics China: Technologies, Markets and Growth Strategies to 2008' outlines the structure of the Chinese industry, assesses market and technological trends, offers market figures and forecasts to 2008 and identifies the major players. Contents include: * Market figures and forecasts to the year 2008 * Assessment of the Chinese plastics market including enduse plastics analysis * Plastic technology and growth strategies in China * Comprehensive directories of Chinese plastics suppliers, fabricators and endusers, state contracts, trade associations, trade journals and trade shows * Includes numberous tables, diagrams, charts and graphics.