The Effect of UV Light and Weather Book

The Effect of UV Light and Weather


  • Author : Liesl K. Massey
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2006-09-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9780815519256

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The Effect of UV Light and Weather Book Description :

This extensively updated, comprehensive databook was created for design and application engineers, scientists, and material producer technical support and research and development personnel. Important weathering characteristics and material properties of plastics and elastomers are presented in discussion, tabular and graphical sections. It provides a ready reference for comparing materials in the same family as well as materials in different families. Data are presented on 80 major plastic and elastomer materials, including biodegradable or organic polymers. New to this edition, the resin chapters each contain textual summary information including category, general description, and weathering properties detailing information of the material's susceptibility or immunity to weathering including discussion of test results. Extensive references are provided. The resin chapter material supplier trade name product data are presented in graphical and tabular format, with results normalized to SI units, retaining the familiar format of the 1st edition and allowing easy comparison between materials and test conditions.

The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers Book

The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers


  • Author : Laurence W. McKeen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2013-06-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455730056

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The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers Book Description :

This reference guide brings together a wide range of essential data on the effects of weather and UV light exposure on plastics and elastomers, enabling engineers to make optimal material choices and design decisions. In both normal and extreme environments, outdoor use has a variety of effects on different plastics and elastomers, including discoloring and brittleness. The data is supported by explanations of real-world engineering applications. The data tables in this book are supported by examples of real-world applications, enabling engineers and scientists to select the right materials for a given situation, across a wide range of sectors including construction, packaging, signage, consumer (e.g. toys, outdoor furniture), automotive and aerospace, defense, etc. The third edition includes new text chapters that provide the fundamental knowledge required to make best use of the data. Author Larry McKeen has also added detailed descriptions of the effect of weathering on the most common polymer classes such as polyolefins, polyamides, polyesters, elastomers, fluoropolymers, biodegradable plastics, etc., making this book an invaluable design guide as well as an industry standard data source. Essential data and practical guidance for engineers and scientists working with plastics in outdoor applications and products New introductory chapters on weathering processes and the effect of light and heat on plastics 25% new data

The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers Book

The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers


  • Author : Laurence W. McKeen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2019-03-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128172711

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The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers Book Description :

The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers, Fourth Edition, provides critical data on the effect of UV light and weathering on plastics and elastomers, enabling engineers, designers and R&D professionals to select the right materials when developing plastics products for a range of industries and applications. This information will also support academic researchers and scientists in developing polymeric materials for advanced applications. Provides vital data on the effects of weather and UV light exposure on plastics and elastomers Offers practical guidance for engineers and scientists working with plastics for outdoor applications Expanded revision includes the latest data, polymer classes and newly available materials, including bio-based polymers and plastics for 3D printing

The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers Book

The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers


  • Author : Plastics Design Library
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 481
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015034257967

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The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers Book Description :

This handbook is an compilation that illustrates how the elements of weathering affect the properties and characteristics of 89 plastics and elastomers. It is comprised of diverse references, including conference proceedings, test laboratories, materials suppliers, monographs, and trade and technical journals. The information provided ranges from a general overview of the resistance of various plastics and elastomers to weathering (ultraviolet light, moisture, heat) to detailed discussions and test results. At the same time, an effort is made to provide information for many weathering tests and conditions (i.e. outdoor, outdoor accelerated, artificial accelerated, indoor, microbiologic attack, etc.) and material combinations. Results of weathering exposure for more than 80 families of plastics and elastomers are presented in textual, graphical and tabular formats.

The Effect of UV Light and Weather Book

The Effect of UV Light and Weather


  • Author : Liesl K. Massey
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2007-12-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080947259

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The Effect of UV Light and Weather Book Description :

This extensively updated, comprehensive databook was created for design and application engineers, scientists, and material producer technical support and research and development personnel. Important weathering characteristics and material properties of plastics and elastomers are presented in discussion, tabular and graphical sections. It provides a ready reference for comparing materials in the same family as well as materials in different families. Data are presented on 80 major plastic and elastomer materials, including biodegradable or organic polymers. New to this edition, the resin chapters each contain textual summary information including category, general description, and weathering properties detailing information of the material's susceptibility or immunity to weathering including discussion of test results. Extensive references are provided. The resin chapter material supplier trade name product data are presented in graphical and tabular format, with results normalized to SI units, retaining the familiar format of the 1st edition and allowing easy comparison between materials and test conditions.

The Effect of UV Light and Weather Book

The Effect of UV Light and Weather


  • Author : Liesl K. Massey
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2006-09-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 0815519257

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The Effect of UV Light and Weather Book Description :

This extensively updated, comprehensive databook was created for design and application engineers, scientists, and material producer technical support and research and development personnel. Important weathering characteristics and material properties of plastics and elastomers are presented in discussion, tabular and graphical sections. It provides a ready reference for comparing materials in the same family as well as materials in different families. Data are presented on 80 major plastic and elastomer materials, including biodegradable or organic polymers. New to this edition, the resin chapters each contain textual summary information including category, general description, and weathering properties detailing information of the material's susceptibility or immunity to weathering including discussion of test results. Extensive references are provided. The resin chapter material supplier trade name product data are presented in graphical and tabular format, with results normalized to SI units, retaining the familiar format of the 1st edition and allowing easy comparison between materials and test conditions.

Effect of Temperature and other Factors on Plastics and Elastomers Book

Effect of Temperature and other Factors on Plastics and Elastomers


  • Author : Laurence W. McKeen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2008-12-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 824
  • ISBN 10 : 9780815516941

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Effect of Temperature and other Factors on Plastics and Elastomers Book Description :

This book is an update to the first edition compiled and published in 1990 by William Woishnis. A lot has changed in the field since 1990 and a lot has not changed. There are new plastic materials. There has been a huge turnover in ownership of plastics producing companies. There has been a lot of consolidation, which of course means discontinued products. Thus, this update is much more extensive than the usual "next edition." It has been reorganized from a chemistry point of view. Plastics of similar polymer types are grouped into nine chapters. Each of these chapters includes an introduction with a brief explanation of the chemistry of the polymers used in the plastics. An extensive first chapter has been added as an introduction that summarizes the chemistry of making polymers, the formulation of plastics, testing and test methods, and plastic selection. Most plastic products and parts are expected to be used in environments other than room temperature and standard humidity conditions. Chapters 2-10 are a databank that serves as an evaluation of plastics as they are exposed to varying operating conditions at different temperatures, humidity, and other factors. Over 900 graphs for more than 45 generic families of plastics are contained in these chapters. Chapter 11 contains extensive mechanical and electrical data in tabular form. The tables contain data on several thousand plastics. Similarly, Chapter 12 contains thermal data on several thousand plastics. Data from the first edition have only been removed if those products were discontinued, and many products were. Product names and manufacturers have been updated. • Detailed introductions of plastics properties, testing procedures, and principles of plastics design. • The only "databook" available on the effects of temperature and humidity conditions on plastics and elastomers. • More than 1,000 graphs and tables allow for easy comparison between products. • Covers more than 70 types of plastics, and sum

Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers Book

Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers


  • Author : Laurence W. McKeen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2016-03-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323442053

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Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers Book Description :

Part of a series of data-rich handbooks within the Plastics Design Library, Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers provides a comprehensive collection of graphical multipoint data and tabular data covering the fatigue and tribological performance of plastics. The handbook is structured by grouping together plastics of similar polymer types into ten chapters. Each of these chapters is split into two sections: Fatigue Properties and Tribological Properties, and together they provide a compendium of several hundred graphs and charts, supplying the core data needed by engineers and scientists on a day-to-day basis. The data for this third edition has been updated to cover upwards of five years since the previous edition was published, and also includes an entirely new chapter covering sustainable and biodegradable polymers. The book also includes an extensive introductory section covering fatigue, what it is and how it is measured; the fundamentals of tribology; polymer chemistry and plastics composition. These chapters also provide readers with a full understanding of the data section, and how to put it to use as a hard-working information tool.

Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering Book

Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering


  • Author : Christopher C. White
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2017-10-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323497770

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Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering Book Description :

Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering discusses plastics and polymers and their unique applications, from sealants used in construction, to polymer composites used in planes. While these materials are important enablers for advanced technologies, exposure to weather changes the very properties of plastics that make them so useful. This book reviews current research needs and provides a consensus roadmap of the scientific barriers to validated predictive models for the response of polymers and plastics to outdoor exposure. Despite extensive efforts over the past 20-30 years, testing of polymeric materials in accelerated or natural weathering conditions and the interpretation of the weathering results still require substantial improvements. This book represents the state-of-the-art in the prediction techniques available and in development. Engineers and materials scientists working in this field will be able to use the content of this book to assess the strengths and challenges of a range of different methods and approaches. Enables engineers and scientists in a range of industries to more successfully predict the durability of polymers, paints and coatings when exposed to weather Provides the latest information to help determine the sustainability of polymeric materials Reviews the current state-of-the-art in this area and identifies research needs that are followed by more detailed discussions of specific polymers and applications

Fluoroplastics  Volume 2 Book

Fluoroplastics Volume 2


  • Author : Sina Ebnesajjad
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2015-07-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 766
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455731985

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Fluoroplastics Volume 2 Book Description :

Fluoroplastics, Volume 2: Melt Processible Fluoropolymers - The Definitive User's Guide and Data Book compiles the working knowledge of the polymer chemistry and physics of melt processible fluoropolymers with detailed descriptions of commercial processing methods, material properties, fabrication and handling information, technologies, and applications, also including history, market statistics, and safety and recycling aspects. Both volumes of Fluoroplastics contain a large amount of specific property data useful for users to readily compare different materials and align material structure with end use applications. Volume Two concentrates on melt-processible fluoropolymers used across a broad range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, electronic, food, beverage, oil/gas, and medical devices. This new edition is a thoroughly updated and significantly expanded revision covering new technologies and applications, and addressing the changes that have taken place in the fluoropolymer markets. Exceptionally broad and comprehensive coverage of melt processible fluoropolymers processing and applications Provides a practical approach, written by long-standing authorities in the fluoropolymers industry Thoroughly updated and significantly expanded revision covering new technologies and applications, and addressing the changes that have taken place in the fluoropolymer markets

Handbook of Engineering and Specialty Thermoplastics  Volume 1 Book

Handbook of Engineering and Specialty Thermoplastics Volume 1


  • Author : Johannes Karl Fink
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-12-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 1118029283

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Handbook of Engineering and Specialty Thermoplastics Volume 1 Book Description :

Utilizes an encyclopedic approach to cover the developments in polyolefins and styrenics during the last decade This book focuses on common types of polymers belonging to the class of polyolefins and styrenics. The text is arranged according to the chemical constitution of polymers and reviews the developments that have taken place in the last decade. A brief introduction to the polymer type is given and previous monographs and reviews dealing with the topic are listed for quick reference. The text continues with monomers, polymerization, fabrication techniques, properties, application, as well as safety issues. Providing a rather encyclopedic approach to polyolefins and styrenics, The Handbook of Engineering and Specialty Thermoplastics: Presents a listing of suppliers and commercial grades Reviews current patent literature, essential for the engineer developing new products Contains as extensive tradenames index with information that is fairly unique Concludes with an index of acronyms The Handbook of Engineering and Specialty Thermoplastics: Polyolefins and Styrenics provides a comprehensive reference for chemical engineers and offers advanced students with a textbook for use in courses on chemically biased plastics technology and polymer science.

The Effect of Temperature and Other Factors on Plastics and Elastomers Book

The Effect of Temperature and Other Factors on Plastics and Elastomers


  • Author : Laurence W. McKeen
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Elastomers
  • Pages : 822
  • ISBN 10 : 0815520069

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The Effect of Temperature and Other Factors on Plastics and Elastomers Book Description :

Most plastic products and parts are expected to be used in environments other than room temperature and standard humidity conditions. Chapters 2-10 are a databank that serves as an evaluation of plastics as they are exposed to varying operating conditions at different temperatures, humidity, and other factors. Over 900 graphs for more than 45 generic families of plastics are contained in these chapters. Chapter 11 contains extensive mechanical and electrical data in tabular form. The tables contain data on several thousand plastics. Similarly, Chapter 12 contains thermal data on several thousand plastics. Data from the first edition have only been removed if those products were discontinued, and many products were. Product names and manufacturers have been updated. . Detailed introductions of plastics properties, testing procedures, and principles of plastics design. . The only "databook" available on the effects of temperature and humidity conditions on plastics and elastomers. .-

The Effect of Sterilization on Plastics and Elastomers Book

The Effect of Sterilization on Plastics and Elastomers


  • Author : Laurence W. McKeen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2018-02-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 468
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128145128

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The Effect of Sterilization on Plastics and Elastomers Book Description :

The Effect of Sterilization Methods on Plastics and Elastomers, Fourth Edition brings together a wide range of essential data on the sterilization of plastics and elastomers, thus enabling engineers to make optimal material choices and design decisions. The data tables in this book enable engineers and scientists to select the right materials and sterilization method for a given product or application. The book is a unique and essential reference for anybody working with plastic materials that are likely to be exposed to sterilization methods, be it in medical device or packaging development, food packaging or other applications. Presents essential data and practical guidance for engineers and scientists working with plastics in applications that require sterile packaging and equipment Updated edition removes obsolete data, updates manufacturers, verifies data accuracy, and adds new plastics materials for comparison Provides essential information and guidance for FDA submissions required for new medical devices

Accelerated Aging Book

Accelerated Aging


  • Author : Robert L. Feller
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Release Date : 1995-03-02
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9780892361250

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Accelerated Aging Book Description :

Accelerated Aging: Photochemical and Thermal Aspects represents the culmination of more than 40 years of research by noted scientist Robert L. Feller. The book focuses on the long-term performance of materials such as wool, dyes, and organic compounds; their resistance to change when exposed to environmental factors such as oxygen, ozone, moisture, heat, and light; and their physical durability with handling and use over time. Processes of deterioration are discussed based on speeded-up laboratory studies designed to clarify the chemical reactions involved and their physical consequences.

The Effect of Sterilization Methods on Plastics and Elastomers  2nd Edition Book

The Effect of Sterilization Methods on Plastics and Elastomers 2nd Edition


  • Author : Liesl K. Massey
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2004-12-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 413
  • ISBN 10 : 9780815519232

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The Effect of Sterilization Methods on Plastics and Elastomers 2nd Edition Book Description :

This extensively updated second edition was created for medical device, medical packaging, and food packaging design engineers, material product technical support, and research/development personnel. This comprehensive databook contains important characteristics and properties data on the effects of sterilization methods on plastics and elastomers. It provides a ready reference for comparing materials in the same family as well as materials in different families. Data is presented on 43 major plastic and elastomer packaging materials, including biodegradable or organic polymers. New to this edition are resin chapters containing textual summary information including: category; general description; applications; resistances to particular sterilization methods; and regulatory status considerations for use in medical devices and medical/food packaging. The resin chapter material supplier trade name product data is presented in graphical and tabular format, with results normalized to SI units, retaining the familiar format of the best selling first edition and allowing easy comparison between materials and test conditions.

Characterization of Minerals  Metals  and Materials 2015 Book

Characterization of Minerals Metals and Materials 2015


  • Author : John Carpenter
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-12-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 792
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319481913

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Characterization of Minerals Metals and Materials 2015 Book Description :

This collection focuses on the characterization of minerals, metals, and materials as well as the application of characterization results on the processing of these materials. Papers cover topics such as clays, ceramics, composites, ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals, minerals, electronic materials, magnetic materials, environmental materials, advanced materials, and soft materials. In addition, papers covering materials extraction, materials processing, corrosion, welding, solidification, and method development are included. This book provides a current snapshot of characterization in materials science and its role in validating, informing, and driving current theories in the field of materials science. This volume will serve the dual purpose of furnishing a broad introduction of the field to novices while simultaneously serving to keep subject matter experts up-to-date.

Selection of Polymeric Materials Book

Selection of Polymeric Materials


  • Author : E. Alfredo Campo
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2008-03-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 9780815518969

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Selection of Polymeric Materials Book Description :

Today engineers, designers, buyers and all those who have to work with plastics face a dilemma. There has been a proliferation of test methods by which plastic properties are measured. The property data measured by these test methods are not identical and sometimes have large differences. How are engineers, designers, buyers going to decide the type and resin grade and their property data? Which are the valid test methods? The right plastic property data are the difference between success and failure of a design, thus making the property selection process critical. For the first time this book provides a simple and efficient approach to a highly complex and time consuming task. There are over 26,000 different grades of polymers and millions of parts and applications, further adding to the difficulty of the selection process. Selection of Polymeric Materials steers engineers and designers onto the right path to selecting the appropriate values for each plastic property. A large amount of property information has been provided to teach and assist the plastic part designer and others in selecting the right resin and properties for an application. Various standards including ASTM, ISO, UL, and British Specifications have been discussed to help the readers in making sound decisions. • A simple and efficient approach to a highly complex and time consuming task. • Allows engineers to select from various standards including ASTM, ISO, UL, and British Specification. • Presents information on properties such as tensile strength, melt temperature, continuous service temperature, moisture exposure, specific gravity and flammability ratings. • Tried and true values narrow myriad choices down quickly for readers.

Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers Book

Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers


  • Author : Laurence W. McKeen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2011-09-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437734706

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Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers Book Description :

Permeability properties are essential data for the selection of materials and design of products across a broad range of market sectors from food packaging to Automotive applications to Medical Devices. This unique handbook brings together a wealth of permeability data in a form that enables quick like-for-like comparisons between materials. The data is supported by a full explanation of its interpretation, and an introduction to the engineering aspects of permeability in polymers. The third edition includes expanded explanatory text which makes the book accessible to novices as well as experienced engineers, written by industry insider and author Larry McKeen (DuPont), and 20% new data and major new explanatory text sections to aid in the interpretation and application of the data. A unique collection of permeability data designed to enable quick like-for-like comparisons between different materials Third edition includes 20% new data and expanded explanatory text, which makes the book accessible to novices as well as experienced engineers Essential reference for materials engineers, design engineers and applications engineers across sectors including packaging, automotive and medical devices

Laser Welding of Plastics Book
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Laser Welding of Plastics


  • Author : Rolf Klein
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-09-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527636976

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Laser Welding of Plastics Book Description :

This is the first detailed description in English of radiation and polymeric material interaction and the influences of thermal and optical material properties. As such, it provides comprehensive information on material and process characteristics as well as applications regarding plastic laser welding. The first part of this practical book introduces the structure and physical properties of plastics, before discussing the interaction of material and radiation in the NIR and IR spectral range. This is followed by an overview of the physical foundations of laser radiation and laser sources used for plastic welding. The third part describes the main processes of laser welding thermoplastics, as well as possibilities of process control, design of joint geometry, material compatibilities and adaptation of absorption of plastics to NIR radiation. Finally, the author explains applications of laser welding plastics using several industrial case studies from the automotive industry, household goods, and medical devices. Tailored to the needs of everyone dealing with laser welding of plastics, especially engineers in packaging, component manufacturing, and the medical industry.

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers Book

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers


  • Author : Jiri George Drobny
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-05-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323221689

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Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers Book Description :

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers, Second Edition presents a comprehensive working knowledge of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), providing an essential introduction for those learning the basics, but also detailed engineering data and best practice guidance for those already involved in polymerization, processing, and part manufacture. TPEs use short, cost-effective production cycles, with reduced energy consumption compared to other polymers, and are used in a range of industries including automotive, medical, construction and many more. This handbook provides all the practical information engineers need to successfully utilize this material group in their products, as well as the required knowledge to thoroughly ground themselves in the fundamental chemistry of TPEs. The data tables included in this book assist engineers and scientists in both selecting and processing the materials for a given product or application. In the second edition of this handbook, all chapters have been reviewed and updated. New polymers and applications have been added — particularly in the growing automotive and medical fields — and changes in chemistry and processing technology are covered. Provides essential knowledge of the chemistry, processing, properties, and applications for both new and established technical professionals in any industry utilizing TPEs Datasheets provide "at-a-glance" processing and technical information for a wide range of commercial TPEs and compounds, saving readers the need to contact suppliers Includes data on additional materials and applications, particularly in automotive and medical industries