Industrial Applications of Renewable Plastics

Written By Michel Biron
Industrial Applications of Renewable Plastics
  • Publsiher : William Andrew
  • Release : 10 November 2016
  • ISBN : 0323480667
  • Pages : 632 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Industrial Applications of Renewable Plastics written by Michel Biron which was release on 10 November 2016, this book published by William Andrew. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Industrial Applications of Renewable Plastics: Environmental, Technological, and Economic Advances provides practical information to help engineers and materials scientists deploy renewable plastics in the plastics market. It explores the uses, possibilities, and problems of renewable plastics and composites to assist in material selection and rejection. The designer’s main problems are examined, along with basic reminders that deal with structures and processing methods that can help those who are generally familiar with metals understand the unique properties of plastic materials. The book offers a candid overview of main issues, including conservation of fossil resources, geopolitical considerations, greenhouse effects, competition with food crops, deforestation, pollution, and disposal of renewable plastics. In addition, an overview of some tools related to sustainability (Life cycle assessments, CO2 emissions, carbon footprint, and more) is provided. The book is an essential resource for engineers and materials scientists involved in material selection, design, manufacturing, molding, fabrication, and other links in the supply chain of plastics. The material contained is of great relevance to many major industries, including automotive and transport, packaging, aeronautics, shipbuilding, industrial and military equipment, electrical and electronics, energy, and more. Provides key, enabling information for engineers and materials scientists looking to increase the use of renewable plastic materials in their work Presents practical guidance to assist in materials selection, processing methods, and applications development, particularly for designers more familiar with other materials, such as metals Includes a candid discussion of the pros and cons of using renewable plastics, considering the technical, economic, legal, and environmental aspects

Industrial Applications of Renewable Plastics

Industrial Applications of Renewable Plastics
  • Author : Michel Biron
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2016-11-10
  • Total pages : 632
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : Industrial Applications of Renewable Plastics: Environmental, Technological, and Economic Advances provides practical information to help engineers and materials scientists deploy renewable plastics in the plastics market. It explores the uses, possibilities, and problems of renewable plastics and composites to assist in material selection and rejection. The designer’s main problems ...

Industrial Applications of Renewable Biomass Products

Industrial Applications of Renewable Biomass Products
  • Author : Silvia Nair Goyanes,Norma Beatriz D’Accorso
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-08-10
  • Total pages : 332
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : This book effectively links the latest scientific advances to current technological applications of polymers, mainly focusing on biodegradable polymers obtained from biomass. The individual chapters were written by academic and industry researchers alike, introducing readers to topics that have received little attention in the literature to date. Key topics covered ...

Applications of Polymers and Plastics in Medical Devices

Applications of Polymers and Plastics in Medical Devices
  • Author : Syed Ali Ashter
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2022-03-21
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : Applications of Polymers and Plastics in Medical Devices: Design, Manufacture, and Performance is a comprehensive guide to plastic materials for medical devices, covering fundamentals, materials, applications and regulatory requirements. Sections cover the role of plastics in medical devices, socioeconomic factors, the classification of medical devices. The performance of, medical grades ...

Design and Manufacturing of Plastics Products

Design and Manufacturing of Plastics Products
  • Author : Antonio Pouzada
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2021-08-14
  • Total pages : 604
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : Design and Manufacturing of Plastics Products: Integrating Conventional Methods and Innovative Technologies brings together detailed information on design, materials selection, properties, manufacturing, and the performance of plastic products, incorporating the utilization of the latest novel techniques and additive manufacturing technologies. The book integrates the design of molded products and conventional ...

Plastics in Medical Devices

Plastics in Medical Devices
  • Author : Vinny R. Sastri
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2021-10-01
  • Total pages : 524
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : Plastics in Medical Devices: Properties, Requirements, and Applications, Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview on the main types of plastics used in medical device applications. The book focuses on the applications and properties that are most important in medical device design, such as chemical resistance, sterilization capability and biocompatibility. The ...

A Practical Guide to Plastics Sustainability

A Practical Guide to Plastics Sustainability
  • Author : Michel Biron
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2020-04-18
  • Total pages : 690
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : A Practical Guide to Plastics Sustainability: Concept, Solutions, and Implementation is a groundbreaking reference work offering a broad, detailed and highly practical vision of the complex concept of sustainability in plastics. The book's aim is to present a range of potential pathways towards more sustainable plastics parts and products, enabling ...

Plastics to Energy

Plastics to Energy
  • Author : Sultan Al-Salem
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2018-11-05
  • Total pages : 562
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : Plastics to Energy: Fuel, Chemicals, and Sustainability Implications covers important trends in the science and technology of polymer recovery, such as the thermo-chemical treatment of plastics, the impact of environmental degradation on mechanical recycling, incineration and thermal unit design, and new options in biodegradable plastics. The book also introduces product ...

Introduction to Plastics Engineering

Introduction to Plastics Engineering
  • Author : Anshuman Shrivastava
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : Introduction to Plastics Engineering provides a single reference covering the basics of polymer and plastics materials, and their properties, design, processing and applications in a practical way. The book discusses materials engineering through properties formulation, combining part design and processing to produce final products. This book will be a beneficial ...

Handbook of Thermoset Plastics

Handbook of Thermoset Plastics
  • Author : Hanna Dodiuk
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2021-10-25
  • Total pages : 1116
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : Handbook of Thermoset Plastics, Fourth Edition provides complete coverage of the chemical processes, manufacturing techniques and design properties of each polymer, along with its applications. This new edition has been expanded to include the latest developments in the field, with new chapters on radiation curing, biological adhesives, vitrimers, and 3D ...

The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers

The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers
  • Author : Laurence W. McKeen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2019-03-22
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : The Effect of UV Light and Weather on Plastics and Elastomers, Fourth Edition, provides critical data on the effect of UV light and weathering on plastics and elastomers, enabling engineers, designers and R&D professionals to select the right materials when developing plastics products for a range of industries and ...

The Effect of Sterilization on Plastics and Elastomers

The Effect of Sterilization on Plastics and Elastomers
  • Author : Laurence W. McKeen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2018-02-22
  • Total pages : 468
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : The Effect of Sterilization Methods on Plastics and Elastomers, Fourth Edition brings together a wide range of essential data on the sterilization of plastics and elastomers, thus enabling engineers to make optimal material choices and design decisions. The data tables in this book enable engineers and scientists to select the ...

The Effect of Long Term Thermal Exposure on Plastics and Elastomers

The Effect of Long Term Thermal Exposure on Plastics and Elastomers
  • Author : Laurence W. McKeen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2021-04-25
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : The Effect of Long Term Thermal Exposure on Plastics and Elastomers, Second Edition brings together a wide range of essential data on the effect of long-term thermal exposure on plastics and elastomers, enabling engineers to make optimal material choices and design decisions. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to ...

Recycling of Flexible Plastic Packaging

Recycling of Flexible Plastic Packaging
  • Author : Michael Niaounakis
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2019-12-04
  • Total pages : 466
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : Recycling of Flexible Plastic Packaging presents thorough and detailed information on the management and recycling of flexible plastic packaging, focusing on the latest actual/potential methods and techniques and offering actionable solutions that minimize waste and increase product efficiency and sustainability. Sections cover flexible plastic packaging and its benefits, applications ...

Plasticizers Derived from Post consumer PET

Plasticizers Derived from Post consumer PET
  • Author : Ewa Langer,Krzysztof Bortel,Marta Lenartowicz-Klik,Sylwia Waskiewicz
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2019-11-03
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : Plasticizers Derived from Postconsumer PET: Research Trends and Potential Applications presents a roadmap to the successful use of postconsumer PET to obtain plasticizers for later use, a proposal which presents both economic and sustainability advantages. Based on the results of the latest research into the development of chemical recycling techniques ...

Polylactic Acid

Polylactic Acid
  • Author : Lee Tin Sin,Bee Soo Tueen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15
  • Total pages : 422
  • ISBN : 0323480667
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Summary : Polylactic Acid: A Practical Guide for the Processing, Manufacturing, and Applications of PLA, Second Edition, provides a practical guide for engineers and scientists working in PLA and on the development of emerging new products. The current market situation for PLA and biodegradable polymers is described, along with applications across a ...