6 edition of The Development of Plastics (Special Publication (Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain))) found in the catalog.
The Development of Plastics (Special Publication (Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)))
S. T. I. Mossman
by Springer-Verlag Telos
Written in English
|Contributions||P. J. T. Morris (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||120|
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The Development of PlasticsOverviewAt the beginning of the twentieth century manufacturers made consumer goods and electrical insulation from natural materials like shellac, rubber, cellulose, and camphor.
Leo Hendrik Baekeland's () invention of Bakelite in ushered in the era of chemically synthesized moldable materials called plastics. This book presents an introduction to the uses of plastics and an overview of how they interact with the environment. It is a valuable resource for students studying environmental science as well as researchers working in the plastics industry, and policy makers and regulators concerned with waste disposal and environmental planning and.
The seventh edition of this classic reference work once more provides a comprehensive overview of commercially available plastics materials. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it enables scientists to understand the commercial implications of their work as well as providing technologists with a theoretical background.
It wasn't until the development of more cooperative polymers that plastics truly began to transform the look, feel, and quality of our lives. By the s, we had both the plastics and the Author: Susan Freinkel.
This is a timeline of the development of plastics, comprising key discoveries and developments in the production of plastics. Pre 19th Century. Year Event Reference BC: Mesoamericans used natural rubber for balls, bands, and figurines. BC: First written evidence of Shellac: Middle Ages: Europeans used treated cow horns as translucent.
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The Development of New Plastics In Leo Baekeland invented Bakelite, the first fully synthetic plastic, meaning it contained no molecules found in nature. Baekeland had been searching for a synthetic substitute for shellac, a natural electrical insulator, to.
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Meikle --Synthetic rubber: autarky and war / Peter J.T. Morris --Polythene: the early years / G.D. Wilson. The first of the book’s four sections represents a basic introduction to the key subject matter of plastics and the environment; the second explores several pertinent applications of plastics with environmental implications–packaging, paints and coatings, textiles, and agricultural film use.
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The book discusses materials engineering through properties formulation, combining part design and processing to produce final products. Understanding how the new process works means understanding a little bit about the chemistry of plastic.
Most plastics are made of polymers, chains of. This book article presents an exhaustive study of the current pathways for recycling of bulk plastics through mechanical, biological, and chemical recycling. There is just too much plastic to be managed, and recycling itself is not enough.
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Toggle navigation. The Development of Plastics 1, words, approx. 6 pages. Material Properties of Plastics Formation and Structure The basic structure of plastics (or polymers) is given by macromolecule chains, formulated from monomer units by chemical reactions.
Typical reactions for chain assembling are polyaddition (continuous or step wise) and condensation polymer-ization (polycondensation)  (Figure ). The seventh edition of this classic reference work once more provides a comprehensive overview of commercially available plastics materials.
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