Polymers and Elastomers


This chapter presents the definition, properties, and uses of polymers and elastomers. Comprehensive tables listing the properties commercial thermosets, plastics and rubbers are also included.


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Further Reading

  1. Ash, M.B.; Ash, I.A.(1992) Handbook of Plastic Compounds, Elastomers, and Resins, An International Guide by Category, Tradename, Composition, and Suppliers. VCH, Weinheim.Google Scholar
  2. Bost, J. (1985) Matières plastiques, Vol. 1 & 2. Techniques & Documentation, Paris.Google Scholar
  3. Elias, H.-G. (1993) An Introduction to Plastics. VCH, Weinheim.Google Scholar
  4. FIZ Chemie (1992) Parat - Index of Polymer Trade Names, 2nd. ed. VCH, Weinheim.Google Scholar
  5. Van Krevelen, D.W. (1994) Properties of Polymers. Elsevier, Amsterdam.Google Scholar

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