Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering

Written By Christopher C. White
Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering
  • Publsiher : William Andrew
  • Release : 13 October 2017
  • ISBN : 0323497772
  • Pages : 342 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering

Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering
  • Author : Christopher C. White,Kenneth M. White,James E. Pickett
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2017-10-13
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 0323497772
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Summary : Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering discusses plastics and polymers and their unique applications, from sealants used in construction, to polymer composites used in planes. While these materials are important enablers for advanced technologies, exposure to weather changes the very properties of plastics that make ...

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  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2020-04-28
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  • ISBN : 0323497772
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  • Release Date : 2019-04-15
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  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2019-03-22
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0323497772
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