High-Performance Polymers

  • Raymond B. Seymour
  • Charles E. CarraherJr.


Several high-performance or engineering polymers, such as the polyfluorocarbons, acetals, ABS, nylons, polyurethanes (PUs), silicones, and phosphazenes, have been described in previous chapters. Several elastomers, such as butyl rubber, EPDM (elastomeric terpolymer from ethylene, propylene, and a nonconjugated diene), and Neoprene, which play a vital role in engineering, and a host of classic thermosets should also be considered high-performance polymers. The properties of other high-performance polymers are described in this chapter.


Compressive Strength Flexural Strength Impact Strength Linear Expansion Phthalic Acid 
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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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