Polymers for Packaging Applications

1st Edition

Sajid Alavi, Sabu Thomas, K. P. Sandeep, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Jini Varghese, Srinivasarao Yaragalla

Apple Academic Press
Published September 12, 2014
Reference - 486 Pages - 127 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781926895772 - CAT# N11011

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Summary

This book focuses on food, non-food, and industrial packaging applications of polymers, blends, nanostructured materials, macro, micro and nanocomposites, and renewable and biodegradable materials. It details physical, thermal, and barrier properties as well as sustainability, recycling, and regulatory issues. The book emphasizes interdisciplinary research on processing, morphology, structure, and properties as well as applications in packaging of food and industrial products. It is useful for chemists, physicists, materials scientists, food technologists, and engineers.