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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003013
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
...Abstract Abstract This article discusses postconsumer plastics recyclate quantities, the classification of plastics recycling into primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary categories, and how the life cycle of plastics is affected by recycling. The recycling processes of polyethylene...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 12
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0000630
EISBN: 978-1-62708-181-8
...Abstract Abstract This article is an atlas of fractographs that helps in understanding the causes and mechanisms of fracture of polymers, including polycarbonate, polyethylene, and polyimide, and in identifying and interpreting the morphology of fracture surfaces. The fractographs illustrate...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005678
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
...Abstract Abstract Total joint replacement in orthopedic surgery can be achieved by excision, interposition, and replacement arthroplasty. This article details the most common materials used in total replacement synovial joints: metals, ceramics, and ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005659
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
...Abstract Abstract This article provides a summary of the biocompatibility or biological response of metals, ceramics, and polymers used in medical implants, along with their clinical issues. The polymers include ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene, nonresorbable polymer, and resorbable...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
..., polyether sulfones, polyethylene terephthalates, thermoplastic polyimides, liquid crystal polymers, polyphenylene ether blends, polyphenylene sulfides, and polysulfones. acetals advanced thermoplastics applications commercial forms family characteristics fluoropolymers ionomers liquid crystal...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003008
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
...-styrenes, acrylics, high-density polyethylenes, reinforced polypropylenes, high-impact polystyrenes, polyvinyl chloride, styrene-acrylonitriles, and styrene-maleic anhydrides. engineering thermoplastics family characteristics industrial applications mechanical properties physical properties...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003550
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
.... It illustrates how surface degradation of a plain strain tension specimen alters the ductile brittle transition in polyethylene creep rupture. The article concludes with information on the effects of temperature on polymer performance. creep rupture ductile brittle transition environmental stress...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006038
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... Yes Field application Yes Characteristics and limitations of three-layer polyethylene Table 5 Characteristics and limitations of three-layer polyethylene Characteristic Limitation Thickness range, μm (mils) 1140–2410 (45–95) Electrical resistance Excellent Water...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005687
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... Poly(tetrafluoroethylene) knitted/woven PTFE Grafts; patches; heart valves; bypass devices Hydrogels Poly(ethylene glycol) Polyethylene glycol PEG Pacemakers Poly(n-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) Polyvidone, polyvinyl pyrrolidone, povidone PVP Catheters—accessories Poly(vinyl...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005676
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... of monomers are called copolymers. For example, polyethylene consists of a single type of repeat unit and is an example of a homopolymer, while acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) is a copolymer of three types of monomers: styrene, acrylonitrile, and butadiene. The properties of copolymers depend...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006849
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... into the test orifice (ungloved hand oils acting as a “plasticizer”). The fixed, single data point data generated by the ASTM D1238-13 melt index (MI)/melt flow rate (MFR) for polyethylene and the MFR for other polymers has resulted in the standardization of a new generation of variable-temperature and shear...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003012
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
..., LDPE, PP, PS, PVAC, PVC ABS, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene; PB, polybutylene; PC, polycarbonate; HDPE, high-density polyethylene; LLDPE, linear low-density polyethylene; LDPE, low-density polyethylene; PET, polyethylene terephthalate; PP, polypropylene; PS, polystyrene; PUR, polyurethane; PVAC...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006850
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... in these tests were different, some trends may be noticed. Polybenzimidazole and ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) show very high wear resistance among all polymers. Extremely poor wear resistance is demonstrated by polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), polystyrene (PS), and phenolic resin. Fig. 2...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003002
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Polyethylene, high-density (HDPE) 0.95–0.96 20–30 2.9–4.4 … 1100 160 0.21–7.5 0.4–14 Polyethylene, low-density (LDPE) 0.91–0.93 6–17 0.9–2.5 … 140–185 20–27 No break Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) 1.37 72 10.4 … 8960 1300 0.43 0.8 Polyimide (PI) 1.43 35–52 5–7.5 1–8 3240...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 8
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v08.a0003318
EISBN: 978-1-62708-176-4
... to as the endurance limit of the material, below which the specimen does not fail in less than 10 7 cycles. Figure 2 shows the S - N behavior of several commodity plastics. It should be noted that nylon and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) donot exhibit an endurance limit. Other plastics—including...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002464
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... in their properties and how specialized many polymers have become. Consider the differences between aramid bulletproof vests and the polyurethane foam used in pillows. Why can plates made of crystallized polyethylene terephthalate be microwaved successfully while plastic film wrap (polyvinylidene chloride) has poor...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 8
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v08.a0003331
EISBN: 978-1-62708-176-4
.../polyurethane 82 70 Fluorocarbon, PTFE 55 35 PBT, polybutylene terephthalate; PET, polyethylene terephthalate; PVC, polyvinyl chloride; ABS, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene; PVF, polyvinyl formal; ETFE, ethylene tetrafluoroethylene; ECTFE, ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene; PTFE...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.9781627081801
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006373
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... coefficient remains practically constant under load from 10 to 100 N when a steel counterbody slides over polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), polyvinylchloride (PVC), polyethylene (PE), and polyamide (PA, nylon). Similar results have been obtained for some other materials...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003571
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 ). The data are shown for a variety of experimental conditions as reported in literature. Though the experimental conditions used in these tests were different, some trends may be noticed. Polybenzimidazole (PBI) and ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE...