Key Features

• Detailed introductions of plastics properties, testing procedures, and principles of plastics design. • The only "databook" available on the effects of temperature and humidity conditions on plastics and elastomers. • More than 1,000 graphs and tables allow for easy comparison between products. • Covers more than 70 types of plastics, and summarizes the chemistry of each type.

Details

No. of pages:
824
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
eBook ISBN:
9780815516941
Print ISBN:
9780815515685

About the editor

Laurence McKeen

Larry McKeen has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin and worked for DuPont Fluoroproducts from 1978–2014. As a Senior Research Associate Chemist he was responsible for new product development including application technology and product optimization for particular end-uses, and product testing. He retired from DuPont at the end of 2014 and is currently a consultant.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Research Associate, DuPont, Wilmington, DE, USA

Reviews

From the 1st Edition: "Let's designers make smarter decisions when selecting plastics for specific applications." - Plastics World