Description

This extensively revised and updated second edition of the only data handbook available on the properties of commercial polymeric films details the permeability characteristics of over 125 major plastic and elastomer packaging materials. New to this edition are 92 resin chapters containing textual summary information including: category, general description, processing methods, applications, and general permeability considerations for water vapor, oxygen, and other gases including aroma and flavor. The product data is presented in graphical and tabular format, retaining the familiar format of the first edition and allowing easy comparison between materials and test conditions.

Readership

Engineers, chemists, manufacturers, suppliers, designers and other technical professionals who want a comprehensive reference guide to permeability properties of plastics and elastomers.

Table of Contents

1. Nature of Barrier Polymer Materials 2. Collected Comparative Properties of Plastics and Elastomers 3. Processing 4. Markets and Applications 5. Automotive Fuels 6. Multi-Layer Films 7. Food and Beverage Packaging 8. Permeability of Gloves 9. Standard Measurement and Testing Resin Data Chapters (92) Appendices: Permeation Rates, Permeation Units Conversion References Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
615
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
Print ISBN:
9781884207976
Electronic ISBN:
9780080950570

About the editor

Liesl K. Massey

Affiliations and Expertise

Fina Oil and Chemical Company

Reviews

"A unique referenceàa valuable and recommended tool." - A.R. Fritzsche, Parker Hannafin Corporation