Rheology and Processing of Polymeric Materials: Volume 2: Polymer Processing

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Oxford University Press, USA, Jun 4, 2007 - Science - 608 pages
Volume 2 presents the fundamental principles related to polymer processign operations including the processing of thermoplastic polymers and thermosets. The objective of this volume is not to provide recipies that necessarily guarantee better product quality. Rather, emphasis is placed on presenting a fundamental approach to effectively analyze processing operations. The specific polymer processing operations for thermoplastics include plasticating single-screw extrusion, morphology evolution during compounding of polymer blends, compatibilization of immiscible polymer blends, wire coating extrusion, fiber spinning, tubular film blowing, coextrusion, and thermoplastic foam extrusion. The specific polymer processing operations for thermosets include reaction injection molding, pultrusion of fiber-reinforced thermosets, and compression molding of thermoset composites.
 

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Contents

Processing of Thermosets
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Author Index
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Chang Dae Han is Benjamin Franklin Goodrich Professor of Polymer Engineering at the University of Akron.

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