Effect of Additives on Polymers

  • Raymond B. Seymour
  • Charles E. CarraherJr.


The properties of polymers may be improved by the presence of appropriately selected additives. With the exception of some cast plastics, such as polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), and some fibers, such as unpigmented cotton, most commercial polymers are mixtures of the polymer with one or more additives.


Flame Retardant Diatomaceous Earth Boron Carbide Wood Flour Precipitate Calcium Carbonate 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond B. Seymour
    • 1
  • Charles E. CarraherJr.
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Science and TechnologyUniversty of Southem MississippiHattiesburgUSA
  2. 2.College of Science and EngineeringWright State UniverstyDaytonUSA

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