Polymers - Opportunities and Risks II

Sustainability, Product Design and Processing


ISBN: 978-3-642-02796-3 (Print) 978-3-642-02797-0 (Online)
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Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-53

    Assessing the Sustainability of Polymer Products

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 55-80

    Raw and Renewable Polymers

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 81-96

    Sustainable Embedding of the Bioplastic Poly-(3-Hydroxybutyrate) into the Sugarcane Industry: Principles of a Future-Oriented Technology in Brazil

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 97-145

    Additives for the Manufacture and Processing of Polymers

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 147-162

    Environmental Aspects of Initiators for Plastic Manufacture and Processing

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 163-192

    Melt Modification of Polyamides

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 193-214

    Biodegradable Polymers: Properties, Possibilities, and Limits Considering the Synthesis, Processing, and Application of Poly(2-Hydroxypropionic Acid) and Poly(3-Hydroxybutyric Acid)

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 215-262

    Product Design and Processing: Adhesive Technology

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 263-279

    Microstructured Polymer Surfaces with Complex Optical Functions for Solar Applications

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 281-297

    Polymer Membranes for Sustainable Technologies

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 299-304