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Databook of Antiblocking, Release, and Slip Additives - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781927885734

Databook of Antiblocking, Release, and Slip Additives

2nd Edition

Author: Anna Wypych
Hardcover ISBN: 9781927885734
Imprint: ChemTec Publishing
Published Date: 1st March 2021
Page Count: 450
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Databook of Antiblocking, Release, and Slip Additives, Second Edition contains detailed information on over 300 important additives for polymers, including additives that are used to minimize adhesion, aid separation, and enhance processing and end-applications for polymers. Each additive is presented with data in the following categories: General Information, Physical Properties, Health and Safety, Ecological Properties, and Use and Performance. Data fields covered include state, odor, color, autoignition temperature, probability of biodegradation, and much more. Recommendations are given for specific products, processing methods, and mold materials, and an assessment is given for each additive’s features and benefits.

Key Features

  • Contains the most extensive data available on a large number of antiblocking, release and slip additives for polymers
  • Features 130 data fields for each additive that are divided into General Information, Physical Properties, Health and Safety, Ecological Properties, and Use and Performance
  • Includes an assessment of the benefits and properties of each additive, recommended dosages and processing methods


Academic researchers, R&D, production chemists and engineers, environmental engineers, industrial hygienists, medical professionals, civil engineers, students

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Information on data fields

3. Antiblocking agents
3.1 Inorganic
3.1.1 Calcium carbonate
3.1.2 Synthetic silica
3.1.3 Synthetic clay (laponite)
3.1.4 Talc
3.1.5 Other
3.2 Organic
3.2.1 Microparticles
3.2.2 Fatty acid amides
3.2.3 Polymers and waxes
3.2.4 Other

4. Release agents
4.1 Fluorocompounds
4.2 Silicone polymers
4.3 Other polymeric compounds
4.4 Other chemical compounds

5. Slip agents
5.1 Acids
5.2 Esters
5.3 Fatty acid amides
5.4 Natural wax and its substitutes
5.5 Salts
5.6 Others


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About the Author

Anna Wypych

Anna Wypych studied chemical engineering and polymer chemistry and obtained an M.Sc in chemical engineering. Her professional expertise includes both teaching and research & development. She specializes in polymer additives for PVC and other polymers, and evaluates their effect on health and environment.

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Chemtec Publishing, Toronto, Canada

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