Fluoroplastics, Volume 2

Melt Processible Fluoropolymers - The Definitive User's Guide and Data Book


  • Sina Ebnesajjad, Fluoroconsultants Group, Chadds Ford, PA, USA

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.

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Engineers and other professionals that use and process fluoropolymers across different industries in all important segments including automotive, aerospace, electronic, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, chemical processing, semiconductor, furniture, printing/publishing, lubricant oil/grease, oil/gas, medical device, and plastic compounding. Professionals involved in polymer manufacturing and part fabrication. End-users of fluoropolymers and students.


Book information

  • Published: August 2015
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3197-8

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS (SHORT):Introduction PART I1 DISCOVERY AND HISTORY OF FLUOROPOLYMERS (new chapter)2 Production and Market Statistics (new chapter)3 Fundamentals 4 Fluoropolymers: Properties and Structure5 Operational Classification of Fluoropolymers6 Monomers7 Polymerization and Finishing Melt Processible Fluoropolymers8 Commercial Grades of Fluorinated Copolymers PART II9 Injection Molding 10 Extrusion 11 Rotational Molding and Linings12 Other Molding Techniques13 Fluoropolymer Foams PART III14 Chemical Properties of Fluoropolymers 15 Properties of Fluoropolymers16 Fabrication Techniques For Fluoropolymers17 Applications in Microelectronics Industry18 Typical Applications of Fluoropolymers19 Safety, Disposal, and Recycling of FluoropolymersAppendix I: High Temperature Resistance of Fluoropolymers in Automotive FuelsAppendix II: Permeation Properties of PerfluoroplasticsAppendix III: Permeation Properties of Partially Fluorinated FluoroplasticsAppendix IV: Permeation of Automotive Fuels Through FluoroplasticsAppendix V: Permeation of Organic and Inorganic Chemicals Through Fluoroplastic Films Appendix VI: Mechanical, Thermal, Electrical, Physical, and Miscellaneous Properties of FEP FilmsAppendix VII: Modulus Data for FluoroplasticsGlossary GeneralSemiconductor Glossary TrademarksIndex