Combustibility of plastics

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Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991 - Technology & Engineering - 326 pages
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Written in uncomplicated language, this book introduces basic chemistry and composition, and presents a step-by-step explanation of the combustibility process. A unique glossary of plastics industry terms is included.

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Contents

A Primer
4
Chapter Two Principles of Combustion
21
An Overview
41
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Concise Encyclopedia of Plastics

Limited preview - 2000

About the author (1991)

Frank L. Fire is an accomplished author with more than forty years experience in the plastics industry and more than thirty years experience teaching the chemistry of hazardous materials to firefighters and other emergency responders. He retired from his position as Executive Vice President, Marketing and International, at Americhem, Inc. and is currently a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Fire Engineering magazine. He is a past member of the Society of the Plastics Industry (where he served on the Coordinating Committee on Fire Safety) and an active member in the Society of Plastics Engineers, the National Fire Protection Association, and a number of other professional organizations. He is the author of The Common Sense Approach to Hazardous Materials and its Study Guide, Chemical Data Notebook: A Users Manual, and Combustibility of Plastics, as well as co-author of SARA Title III: Intent and Implementation of Hazardous Materials Regulations. He has also published more than 120 articles on individual hazardous materials and other fire service topics.

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