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Author Szycher, M. (Michael)

Title Szycher's handbook of polyurethanes / Michael Szycher
Edition Second edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2013]
©2013
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 1126 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction / Michael Szycher -- 2. Basic concepts in polyurethane chemistry and technology / Michael Szycher -- 3. Structure-property relations in polyurethanes / Michael Szycher -- 4. Isocyanate chemistry / Michael Szycher -- 5. Polyols / Michael Szycher -- 6. Chain extenders / Michael Szycher -- 7. Flexible and semiflexible foams / Michael Szycher -- 8. Rigid polyurethane foams / Michael Szycher -- 9. Polyurethane foam surfactants / Michael Szycher -- 10. Catalysis of isocyanate reactions / Michael Szycher -- 11. Elastomers / Michael Szycher -- 12. Reaction injection molding / Michael Szycher -- 13. Polyurethane adhesives / Michael Szycher -- 14. Waterborne polyurethanes / Michael Szycher -- 15. Health and safety / Michael Szycher -- 16. Radiation-curable adhesives and coatings / Michael Szycher -- 17. Processing methods / Michael Szycher -- 18. Compounding ingredients / Michael Szycher -- 19. Copolymers and polyblends / Michael Szycher -- 20. Polyurethane coatings / Michael Szycher -- 21. Castables, sealants, and caulking compounds / Michael Szycher -- 22. Medical applications / Michael Szycher -- 23. Resorbable polyurethanes / David K. Dempsey, Hugh A. Benhardt, and Elizabeth M. Cosgriff-Hernandez -- 24. Biodurable polyurethanes / Michael Szycher -- 25. Antimicrobial polyurethanes / Michael Szycher -- 26. Hydrophilic polyurethanes / Michael Szycher -- 27. Biocompatibility testing / Michael Szycher, Laurence Lister, and John Iannone -- 28. Eco-friendly polyurethanes / Michael Szycher -- 29. Processing thermoplastics urethanes via twin screw extrusion / Charlie Martin -- 30. Infrared analysis of medical-grade polyurethane elastomers : can durometer hardness be determined by IR analysis / Michael Szycher and Jay R. Powell
Summary "Written as a reference for polyurethane technologists and end users, raw materials suppliers, and students in the field, this second edition covers the technical advances in the field over the past 10 years. Filled with tables, charts, and photographs, it includes new data on green polyurethanes, automotive applications, new coatings, new manufacturing equipment, new health-care uses, and other topics. Individuals from all major polyurethane intermediate suppliers and equipment manufacturers contributed to this updated handbook, and discuss current products and provide a comprehensive list of product portfolios"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Polyurethanes -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Polyurethanes.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Catalogs.
Form Electronic book
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