Key Features

  • Exceptionally broad and comprehensive coverage of non-melt processible fluoropolymers processing and applications.
  • Practical approach, written by long-standing authority in the fluoropolymers industry.
  • New technologies, materials and applications are included in the new edition.

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Series
  • Copyrigrht
  • 2nd edition Acknowledgments
  • 1st edition Acknowledgments
  • 2nd edition Preface
  • 1st edition Preface
  • Part I
    • 1. Discovery and History of Fluoropolymers
      • 1.1. Coming of Age of Polymer Science
      • 1.2. Roy Plunkett's Story
      • 1.3. Commercialization of PTFE
      • 1.4. Developmental History of Fluoropolymers
    • 2. Production and Market Statistics
      • 2.1. Growth of Fluoropolymers
      • 2.2. Regional Consumption of Fluoropolymers
      • 2.3. Consumption of Fluoropolymers and PTFE
      • 2.4. Trends
    • 3. From Fundamentals to Applications
      • 3.1. Introduction
      • 3.2. Uniqueness of Fluorine
      • 3.3. Fluorine Characteristics
      • 3.4. What are Fluoropolymers?
      • 3.5. Fundamental Properties of Fluoropolymers
      • 3.6. Developmental History of Fluoropolymers
      • 3.7. Examples of Uses of Fluoropolymers
    • 4. Fluoropolymers: Properties and Structure
      • 4.1. Introduction
      • 4.2. Impact of F and C–F Bond on the Properties of Polytetrafluoroethylene
      • 4.3. Distruping the Linear PTFE Chain: Perfluorinated Ethylene–Propylene Copolymer and Polychlorotrifluoroethylene
      • 4.4. Reaction Mechanism
      • 4.5. Effect of Solvents on Fluoropolymers
      • 4.6. Molecular Interaction of Fluoropolymers: Low Friction and Low Surface Energy
      • 4.7. Conformations and Transitions of PTFE
      • 4.8. Conformations and Transitions of PCTFE
    • 5. Operational Classification of Fluoropolymers
      • 5.1. Introduction
      • 5.2. TFE Homopolymers
      • 5.3. TFE Copolymers
      • 5.4. CTFE Polymers
      • 5.5. VDF Polymers
      • 5.6. VF Polymers
      • 5.7. Process Classification
    • 6. Preparation of Tetrafluoroethylene and Other Monomers
      • 6.1. Introduction
      • 6.2. TFE Preparat

Details

No. of pages:
718
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
Electronic ISBN:
9781455732005
Print ISBN:
9781455731992