Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers (Plastics Design Library 4th edition)

Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers (Plastics Design Library 4th edition)

By: Laurence W. McKeen (author)Hardback

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Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive collection of graphical multipoint and tabular data covering the permeation of liquids, vapors, and gases through plastic or polymeric materials, such as films, membranes, and containers. This updated edition includes an entirely new chapter on sustainable and biodegradable polymers and an extensive introductory section covering fatigue, what it is, how it is measured, and the fundamentals of permeation and permeability properties. Foundational information is also provided on the production of films, containers, membranes, and the markets and applications for these materials.

About Author

Larry McKeen has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin and worked for DuPont Fluoroproducts from 1978-2014. As a Senior Research Associate Chemist, he was responsible for new product development including application technology and product optimization for particular end-uses, and product testing. He retired from DuPont at the end of 2014 and is currently a consultant.


1. Introduction to Permeation of Plastics and Elastomers 2. Introduction to Plastics and Polymers 3. Production of films, containers and membranes 4. Markets and Applications for films, containers and membranes 5. Styrenic Plastics 6. Polyesters Plastics 7. Polyimides Plastics 8. Polyamides (Nylons) Plastics 9. Polyolefins, Polyvinyls and Acrylics Plastics 10. Elastomers and Rubbers 11. Fluoropolymers Plastics 12. High Temperature Polymers Plastics 13. Renewable/sustainable Plastics Appendices 1. Permeation Unit Conversion Factors 2. Vapor Transmission rate Conversion factors 3. Standard Fuel 4. Permeability of Gloves

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323508599
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 374
  • ID: 9780323508599
  • weight: 1350
  • ISBN10: 0323508596
  • edition: 4th edition

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