By Nick Gilbert
Research and Markets has included a new book titled ‘Chemical Resistance of Specialty Thermoplastics. Plastics Design Library’ to its catalogue.
Elsevier Science and Technology’s new book discusses high performance specialty or engineering thermoplastics in detail. The consumption of these thermoplastics is usually minimal; however they provide desirable properties for high-value and demanding applications.
This book features comprehensive data pertaining to chemical resistance tests and chemical resistance properties of key specialty thermoplastics, which include polymer alloys, fluoropolymers, polymimides, polyarylenes, and specialty polyethylenes. This data is helpful in the selection of suitable material, thus preventing significant business and economic impacts caused by material failure, and eliminating the requirement for screening test in certain situations.
The data provides in-depth information on the factors associated with exposure of plastics and their various grades to environmental conditions and chemicals, which include solvent or chemical compound, temperature, concentration, and the duration a plastic can resist such attacks. Finding answers to these questions will help optimize the product development process. This book is a reference tool for people designing and working in fields where thermoplastics are exposed to reactive and corrosive substances.
This volume is offered in a user-friendly print format with a list of exposure media that allow cross-referencing with key material data tables and an online database with extensive data set and sophisticated navigation and search features.