In many cases polymers require additives such as plasticisers to enhance or tailor their properties for specific applications. Plasticisers are defined, and their evolution traced. How they work,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1224 | 4 Feb 2002
Despite its wide acceptance, vinyl is a somewhat misunderstood material. Some of the misconceptions associated with vinyl are dealt with. Some of these involve recycling, dioxin emission, acid rain...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=992 | 26 Oct 2001
Some interesting facts on vinyl such as where it is used, where it comes from, production efficiency, incineration and emissions, recycling, additives, dioxin production, fire performance and...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=991 | 26 Oct 2001
The simple answer to the question "is vinyl safe?" is yes. It even has medical applications. Scientists have also failed to find a link between vinyl chloride and human illnesses such as liver cancer....
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=990 | 26 Oct 2001
Dioxins are a family of chemicals often formed by the combustion of chlorine containing materials. Although global dioxin levels have declined since the 70's, PVC production has increased. In fact...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=989 | 26 Oct 2001
Vinyl is used in many aspects of building and construction due to its durability, ease of construction and cost effectiveness and flame resistant properties. Examples include siding, electrical...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=988 | 26 Oct 2001
A complete overview on vinyl including history, what it is, where it comes from, environmental issues, health aspects, dioxin emissions, additives, plasticisers, stabilisers, properties and...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=987 | 25 Oct 2001
Electrical, mechanical, thermal and physical properties are listed for polyphenylsulphone.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2260 | 6 Jan 2004