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Engineered Materials Handbook Desk Edition

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Michelle M. Gauthier
Michelle M. Gauthier
Raytheon Company
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Introduction to Engineering Plastics

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173 - 179


Engineering plastics offer unique product benefits based on physical properties, or combinations of physical properties, that allow vastly improved product performance. Providing an overview of the general characteristics and the mechanical and environmental stress response of engineering plastics, this article discusses various factors, including thermal, mechanical and electrical properties, environmental factors, and material cost that are important in the selection of engineering plastics for specific applications.

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1995. "Introduction to Engineering Plastics", Engineered Materials Handbook Desk Edition, Michelle M. Gauthier

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