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Encyclopedia of Polymer Blends, Volume 2: Processing

Encyclopedia of Polymer Blends, Volume 2: Processing

Avraam I. Isayev (Editor), Sanjay Palsule (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-31930-5

Oct 2011

422 pages

In Stock

$219.00

Description

A complete and timely overview of the topic, this volume imparts knowledge of fundamental principles and their applications for academicians, scientists and researchers, while informing engineers, industrialists and entrepreneurs of the current state of the technology and its utilization.
Each article is uniformly structured for easy navigation, containing the latest research & development and its basic principles and applications, examples of case studies, laboratory and pilot plant experiments, as well as due reference to the published and patented literature.
Preface

POLYMER BLEND COMPOUNDING AND PROCESSING
Introduction and Early Studies of Blending
Methods of Compounding
Processing Polymer Blends

RHEOLOGY OF POLYMER BLENDS
Introduction
Theoretical Treatment of Polymer Blends
Rheology of Miscible Blends

Rheology of Immiscible Blends
Rheology of Blends with Nanoparticles
Conclusions

COMPOUNDING AND PROCESSING OF PLASTIC/RUBBER BLENDS
Plastic/Rubber Blends
Methods of Blend Preparation
Equipment for Blend Preparation by Melt Mixing of Polymers
Preparation of Physical Blends of Plastics and Rubbers
Crosslinking Agents and Crosslinking Processes
Preparation of the Blends of Plastics and Crosslinked Rubbers
Blends of Plastics and Crosslinked Rubbers by Dynamic Vulcanization
Compatibilization and Compatibilized Blends
Processing of Plastic/Rubber Blends
Conclusions and Outlook

COMPOUNDING AND PROCESSING OF RUBBER/RUBBER BLENDS
Introduction
Elastomers and Tire Compounding
Blending Elastomers
Solubility Parameters
Processing of Elastomer Blends
Secondary Polymer Blends Systems
Elastomer Blends and Tire Performance
Tire Tread Compound Formulary
Summary

EXTRUSION TECHNOLOGY FOR MANUFACTURING POLYMER BLENDS
Introduction
Multiple-Screw Extruders
Most Critical Step in the Production of Polymer Blends -
Melting/Mixing
Monitoring of Morphology and Compositions of Polymer Blends
Future Development in Polymer Blends Compounding

MANUFACTURING OF POLYMER BLENDS USING POLYMERIC AND LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT REACTIVE COMPATIBILIZERS
Introduction

Reactive Blending and Compatibilization
Mixing Mechanism and Morphology Development
Intermeshing Co-Rotating Twin-Screw Extruder
Manufacturing Process Design for Polymer Blending Process
Concluding Remarks

POLYMER BLEND COMPATIBILIZATION ASPECTS OF MORPHOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND PROCESSING OF MULTIPHASE POLYMER BLEND NANOCOMPOSITES
Introduction: The Promise and Challenge of Polymer Blending
Inorganic Particles in Small Molecule Liquid Emulsion: A Model System for Filled Polymer Blends?
Chemical Aspects of Morphology Development and Processing of Multiphase Polymer Blend Nanocomposites
Engineering Aspects of Morphology Development and Processing of Multiphase Polymer Blend Nanocomposites
Conclusions