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Volume . Plasticizers Derived from Post-consumer PET

Published: 1st November 2019 Authors: Ewa Langer Krzysztof Bortel Marta Lenartowicz-Klik Sylwia Waskiewicz

Plasticizers Derived from Post-Consumer PET: Research Trends and Potential Applications presents a roadmap to the successful use of post-consumer PET to obtain plasticizers for later use, a proposal which presents both economic and sustainability advantages. Based on the results of the latest research into the development of chemical recycling techniques of PET waste, this book describes techniques where the plasticizer obtained can be utilized for value addition in PVC and other polymers.

In addition, the book provides basic introductory information on the role of plasticizers in the modification of polymers, basic quality requirements, and the latest trends in the synthesis and use of plasticizers in industry, also presenting the available methods of PET recycling, with particular emphasis on chemical recycling, analysis of the PET market, the availability of post-consumer PET, and its value as a raw material for other products.

Based on the authors’ research, the book discusses the use of post-consumer PET in the synthesis of monomeric and oligomeric plasticizers. Synthesis conditions are shown in detail, and the influence of the structure of synthesized softeners on their basic quality parameters are assessed and compared with selected commercially available products. In the final sections, the book covers the economic challenges and benefits of this process and its application to newly developed products.

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Published: 1st July 2019 Author: Jiri George Drobny

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Durability and Reliability of Polymers and Other Materials in Photovoltaic Modules

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Published: 7th December 2018 Editors: Sabu Thomas Ajay Vasudeo Rane Abitha VK Krishnan Kanny Aastha Dutta

Electrical Conductivity in Polymer-Based Composites

Published: 7th December 2018 Authors: Reza Taherian Ayesha Kausar

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Published: 9th November 2018 Author: Sultan Al-Salem

Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottles

Published: 7th November 2018 Editors: Sabu Thomas Ajay Vasudeo Rane Krishnan Kanny Abitha VK Martin George Thomas

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Published: 19th June 2018 Editor: Zhi-Min Dang

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Published: 8th June 2018 Author: Michel Biron

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Published: 17th May 2018 Author: Anshuman Shrivastava

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Polymeric Foams Structure-Property-Performance

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Anticorrosive Rubber Lining

Published: 25th May 2017 Author: Chellappa Chandrasekaran

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Published: 18th May 2017 Authors: David L. Safranski Jack C. Griffis

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Published: 22nd March 2017 Editor: Michael Orzolek

Plastics in Medical Devices for Cardiovascular Applications

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Industrial Applications of Renewable Plastics

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Introduction to Bioplastics Engineering

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Published: 22nd March 2016 Author: Laurence McKeen

Emerging Trends in Medical Plastic Engineering and Manufacturing

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Manufacturing and Novel Applications of Multilayer Polymer Films

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Material Selection for Thermoplastic Parts

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Biopolymers: Applications and Trends

Published: 17th August 2015 Author: Michael Niaounakis

Elastomeric Polymers with High Rate Sensitivity

Published: 25th June 2015 Author: Roshdy George Barsoum

Mechanics of Solid Polymers

Published: 25th June 2015 Author: Jorgen Bergstrom

Multifunctionality of Polymer Composites

Published: 26th May 2015 Authors: Klaus Friedrich Ulf Breuer

Hollow Glass Microspheres for Plastics, Elastomers, and Adhesives Compounds

Published: 11th May 2015 Authors: Steve Amos Baris Yalcin

Fractography in Failure Analysis of Polymers

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Published: 6th May 2015 Author: Susanta Banerjee

Thermoplastic Material Selection

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Fluoroplastics, Volume 1

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Biopolymers: Processing and Products

Published: 24th September 2014 Author: Michael Niaounakis

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The Effect of Creep and other Time Related Factors on Plastics and Elastomers

Published: 5th September 2014 Author: Laurence McKeen

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The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers

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Published: 10th June 2013 Author: Sina Ebnesajjad

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Ionizing Radiation and Polymers

Published: 29th November 2012 Author: Jiri George Drobny

Extrusion Coating, Lamination and Coextrusion

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Published: 19th October 2012 Author: Lee Tin Sin

The Effect of Sterilization on Plastics and Elastomers

Published: 24th September 2012 Author: Laurence McKeen

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Bottles, Preforms and Closures

Published: 19th June 2012 Author: Ottmar Brandau

Film Properties of Plastics and Elastomers

Published: 25th April 2012 Author: Laurence McKeen

Chemical Resistance of Thermoplastics

Published: 15th December 2011 Editors: William Woishnis Sina Ebnesajjad

Stretch Blow Molding

Published: 22nd November 2011 Author: Ottmar Brandau

Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers

Published: 28th September 2011 Author: Laurence McKeen

Fluorinated Ionomers

Published: 29th July 2011 Author: Walther Grot

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High Performance Polymers

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Selection of Polymeric Materials

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Published: 28th December 2007 Editor: Laurence McKeen Author: Laurence McKeen

Handbook of Thermoplastic Elastomers

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Compounding Precipitated Silica in Elastomers

Published: 24th April 2007 Author: Norman Hewitt

Essential Rubber Formulary: Formulas for Practitioners

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The Effect of UV Light and Weather

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The Effect of Sterilization Methods on Plastics and Elastomers

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Handbook of Molded Part Shrinkage and Warpage

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Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers

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Specialized Molding Techniques

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Fluoroplastics, Volume 2: Melt Processible Fluoroplastics

Published: 30th October 2002 Authors: Sina Ebnesajjad Sina Ebnesajjad

Plastics Failure Analysis and Prevention

Published: 31st December 2001 Author: John Moalli

Plastics Additives, Volume 2

Published: 31st December 2001 Author: Ernest W. Flick

Rotational Molding Technology

Published: 1st December 2001 Authors: Roy Crawford R.J. Crawford James Throne James Throne

Plastics Additives, Volume 3

Published: 1st September 2001 Author: Ernest W. Flick

Plastics Additives, Volume 1

Published: 15th March 2001 Author: Ernest W. Flick

Imaging and Image Analysis Applications for Plastics

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Coloring Technology for Plastics

Published: 31st December 1999 Author: Ronald M. Harris

Conductive Polymers and Plastics

Published: 31st December 1999 Editor: Larry Rupprecht Author: Larry Rupprecht

The Rubber Formulary

Published: 31st December 1999 Authors: Peter A. Ciullo Norman Hewitt

Metallocene Technology in Commercial Applications

Published: 31st December 1999 Editor: George Benedikt Author: George Benedikt

Weathering of Plastics

Published: 31st December 1999 Editor: George Wypych Author: George Wypych

Medical Plastics

Published: 31st December 1998 Editor: Robert C Portnoy Author: Robert C Portnoy

Metallocene Catalyzed Polymers

Published: 31st December 1998 Authors: George M. Benedikt Brian L. Goodall

Dynamic Mechanical Analysis for Plastics Engineering

Published: 31st December 1998 Author: Michael Sepe

Polypropylene

Published: 15th April 1998 Authors: Clive Maier Theresa Calafut

Handbook of Plastics Joining

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Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers

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Chemical Resistance, Vol. 2

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Published: 31st December 1994 Author: PDL Staff