Elastomer Technology Handbook is a major new reference on the science and technology of engineered elastomers. This contributed volume features some of the latest work by international experts in polymer science and rubber technology. Topics covered include theoretical and practical information on characterizing rubbers, designing engineering elastomers for consumer and engineering applications, properties testing, chemical and physical property characterization, polymerization chemistry, rubber processing and fabrication methods, and rheological characterization. The book also highlights both conventional and emerging market applications for synthetic rubber products and emphasizes the latest technology advancements.
Elastomer Technology Handbook is a "must have" book for polymer researchers and engineers. It will also benefit anyone involved in the handling, manufacturing, processing, and designing of synthetic rubbers.
Table of Contents
Analytical Test Methods for Polymer Characterization (N.P. Cheremisinoff, R. Boyko, and L. Leidy). Chemical Characterization in Polymer Analysis (A.B. Hunter). The Use of Thermal Analysis in Polymer Characterization (M.P. Sepe). Tensile Yield in Polymers (D. Hartmann and D. Sudduth). Mechanochemistry of Polymers Deformation and Fracture Processes (C.V. Oprea and M. Popa). Morphology and Mechanical Properties of Natural Rubber/Polyolefin Blends (J. Sunder). Properties Modelling of Viscoelastic Elastomers (H. So and U.-D. Chen). Interpenetrating Polymer Networks (D. Klempner and D. Sophiea). Catalysts for the Copolymerization of Ethylene-Propylene Elastomers (K. Makino). Thermal and Oxidative Stability of Ethylene-Propylene Rubber (G. Mares and P. Budrugeac). The Nature of Sulfur Vulcanization (M.R. Krejsa and J.L. Koenig). Peroxide Crosslinking of EPDM Rubbers (W.C. Endstra and C.T.J. Wreesmann). Properties and Degradation of Nitrile Rubber (S. Bhattacharjee, A.K. Bhowmick, and B.N. Avasthi). Thermoplastic Elastomers: A Rising Star (M.T. Payne and C.P. Rader). Markets for Thermoplastic Elastomers (R.J. School). Degassing of Thermoplastics during Extrusion with Single-Screw and Co-Rotating Twin-Screw Extruders (G. Martin and W. Schuler). Epoxidized Rubbers (S. Roy, B.R. Gupta, and S.K. De). Toughening Concept in Rubber-Modified High Performance Epoxies (H.-J. Sue, E.I. Garcia-Meitin, and D.M. Pickelman). Characterization of Phase Behavior in Polymer Blends (T. Ougizawa and T. Inoue). Compatibilization of Polymer Blends (R.L. Markham). Rubber Mixing Principles (N.P. Cheremisinoff). Rubber Extrusion Principles (N.P. Cheremisinoff). Blown Film Technology (J.D. Culter). Principles of Adhesive Rheology (F.M. Chen). Adhesion between Components of Elastomeric Composite Materials (Y. Kubo). Polymer Applications in the Construction Industry (R. Hussein and N.P. Cheremisinoff). Polymers in Sandwich Construction (R. Hussein). Polymer-Concrete Composites (R. Hussein). Properties of Polymers Suitable for Solar Energy Applications (R. Hussein). Appendices. Index.