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The Growth of a Technology

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Part of the Materials Science Series book series (MASCSE)

Abstract

Toughness is often the deciding factor in materials selection. The continuing growth in the use of plastics for engineering and other applications is due in no small measure to the development, during the past three decades, of new and tougher plastics materials. Plastics are gradually losing their reputation for brittleness as these newer materials, effectively used in well-designed products, become more familiar to the general public.

Keywords

Fracture Resistance Styrene Monomer Styrene Polymer Parent Polymer Phenylene Oxide 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MaterialsCranfield Institute of TechnologyCranfield, BedfordEngland

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